Supply Chain News

Wisconsin-based MGS Mfg. Group acquires production facility in Juarez
MGS Mfg. Group, a manufacturer of high precision plastic products based in Wisconsin, announced it has acquired a 125,000-square-foot injection molding facility in Juarez, Mexico, from Florida-based Jabil Inc.  The company said the deal doubles its production footprint in the Mexican state of Chih...
Japan-based Yasunaga opens US$ 10 million plant in Jalisco to build engine parts
With an initial investment of nearly US$ 10 million, Japanese manufacturer and auto supplier Yasunaga started operations in recent days at the municipality of Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco. Yasunaga opened its facility with a small operation of connecting rods manufacture, recruiting 31 workers for that...
Bus industry supplier Eberspaecher opens new plant in Monterrey
In order to serve the strategically important Mexican bus market, Germany-based The Eberspaecher Group has strengthened its activities with a new plant in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, to manufacture air conditioning systems. “We are very proud to serve our customers from now on with locally made produc...
Honda agrees US$ 605 million settlement over Takata airbags
Japanese automaker Honda has agreed to a US$ 605 million settlement to pay for buyers' claims related to the deadly airbags in the US.  The money Honda set aside will go towards paying for all the out-of-pocket costs and lost wages customers might have incurred from having to get their Takata airb...
Japan-based Sekisui invests US$ 55.5 million to expand its Mexican facility
Sekisui, a Japan-based manufacturer of interlayer film for laminated glass, announced it will invest US$ 55.5 million to expand a ity located in the Civac Industrial Park, in Morelos.  The company supplies from Morelos its proprietary S-LEC Film, the leading brand of interlayer films that accounts...