Supply Chain News

9 automotive assemblers staying in State of Mexico
Adrian Fuentes Villalobos, Secretary of Economic Development of the State of Mexico, assures that the 9 automotive assembly plants established in the State, remain unchanged and none of them is leaving. Ariel Rodriguez Polo, President of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTR...
Voith Industrial Services is now Leadec
Voith Industrial Services has a new name. The company, which operates in the automobile and automotive supply industry, is now called Leadec. The service provider's new independence is therefore also reflected in its own brand.  In fall 2016 Voith sold its industrial services division to private eq...
Auto part supplier expanding operations in Puebla
Automotive supply Company HBPO has announced the opening of its new headquarters in San Jose Chiapa, Puebla, to support assembly operations of the Audi Q5 luxury SUV, and generating nearly 120 jobs in town. The current HBPO plant produces front-end modules and central decks. Anja Sprenger, President...
Jalisco attracts investment from automotive providers
The head of the Ministry of Economic Development (SEDECO), Jose Palacios Jimenez, affirms that automotive supply companies are keeping their projects unchanged, and they will be installing headquarters at the Industrial Park Colinas de Lagos in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco. In this park, 20 projects fro...
UK firm predicts Mexico’s Auto Industry will grow despite tariffs
Auto market analysis and forecasts firm LMC Automotive predicts automakers will continue to invest in Mexico over the next four years despite tariff threats and social media bashing from President Donald Trump. According to the LMC study (PDF), Mexican production for two of Detroit’s three autom...