Supply Chain News

Ford to layoff 850 workers at Hermosillo plant
Ford Motor Company plans to layoff 850 workers out of the 2,750 it employs at its assembly plant in Hermosillo, Sonora, due to low demand on the vehicles it manufactures at the Mexican facility, local media reported citing union leaders as source. The layoffs will take place by the end of year, so ...
Saint-Gobain invests US$ 100 million to build its second glass plant in Coahuila
France-based manufacturer of glass and building materials Saint-Gobain announced it will break ground on December 4 to build its second glass manufacturing facility at the Alianza-Derramadero industrial park in Saltillo with a US$ 100 million investment. The new site will manufacture architectural ...
SaarGummi Group readies US$ 36 million expansion in Queretaro
SaarGummi Group, a rubber components manufacturer for the automotive industry, announced it will invest an additional US$ 36 million to open its second manufacturing facility in Queretaro. Along with the expansion, the company plans to recruit 1,100 additional workers, said SaarGummi officials at a ...
Cummins invests US$ 44 million to expand production capacity in San Luis Potosi
Diesel and natural gas engines manufacturer Cummins announced it will invest US$ 44 million to increase it production capabilities at three plants located in San Luis Potosi, where the company builds engines ranging from 4 to 10 liters of displacement.  The company produces 180 engines a day in Sa...
Eaton Cummins JV develops transmission for the Mexican trucking industry
Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced a new fuel economy-focused calibration specifically designed to meet and exceed the distinctive demands of the Mexican commercial trucking industry.  The newly configured 18-speed Eaton UltraShift PLUS MXP automated transmission will...