Supply Chain News

Chinese auto supplier Sanhua Automotive opens new plant in Coahuila
Chinese auto supplier Sanhua Automotive opened today its third production facility in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, where the company invested US$ 20 million to manufacture air conditioning and heating control components. According to local government officials, the company created 600 direct jobs to sta...
German thermoplastic manufacturer Treofan invests US$ 45 million at Mexican plant
Treofan, a Germany-based manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, is investing US$ 45 million in a new 5-layer, 10.4 meters orientation line at its plant in Zacapu, Michoacan.  The new asset, due to begin operation in the fourth quarter of 2018, will result in a net...
Illinois-based Stepan Co. acquires BASF surfactant plant in Ecatepec
Stepan Co. a manufacturer of specialty chemicals headquartered in Illinois, announced it has acquired through a subsidiary in Mexico a surfactant production facility in Ecatepec, Mexico owned by BASF Mexicana, S.A. DE C.V. and a portion of its associated surfactants business.  The BASF facility is...
German auto supplier HBPO to open two new plants in Mexico
Germany-based supplier of modular front-end systems HBPO announced plans to open two new plants in Mexico to support its expansion in North America. The amount of investment and the jobs to be created in this endeavor remain undisclosed. Anja Sprenger, president of HBPO North America, said the comp...
Behind a great assembler, there are at least 30 providers
The new plant BMW is building in San Luis Potosi will serve to attract investment from other 34 provider plants into Mexico. According to the Development Center of the Automotive Industry in Mexico (CEDIAM), there is an average of 30 provider companies that come to establish plants over the course o...