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Brembo performs preliminary tests at new foundry in Nuevo Leon
Braking technology manufacturer Brembo announced it had successfully performed its first iron pour at its new foundry in Escobedo, Nuevo Leon. The 269,000 square feet facility, Brembo’s ninth foundry worldwide, will cast iron brake discs for Brembo’s nearby disc machining plant, with a melting ...
Vitro to close automotive glass plant in Pennsylvania next year
A Pittsburgh Glass Works facility in Creighton, Pennsylvania, recently acquired by Mexican manufacturer Vitro will close in 2018, the company confirmed today. Officials concluded it would require extensive upgrades to produce the cutting-edge technology that carmakers are seeking for windshields, m...
National Material of Mexico expands steel processing capacity at Nuevo Leon facility
National Material of Mexico, a subsidiary of National Material L.P. and one of the largest automotive-focused flat rolled processors and distributors in Mexico, announced it has completed an expansion its Monterrey facility by 82,000 square feet (7,700 square meters) to add capability for processing...
Spain-based Truck & Wheel breaks ground for a US$ 15 million facility in San Luis Potosi
Spain-based logistics and assembly solutions supplier Truck & Wheel broke ground in San Luis Potosi to build a US$ 15 million facility to serve the automotive industry in the region. According to a press release by state authorities, the company plans to hire up to 90 workers to set up an opera...
Steel sales in Mexico up 15.8% during first eight months of 2017
In the first eight months of 2017, sales of steel in Mexico reached US$ 11.97 billion, an increase of 15.8% compared to same period from last year and the highest increase in seven years, according to official data. The growth is a result of the increasing national consumption by the automotive ind...