Supply Chain News

Mitsubishi, Continental, DENSO, Honeywell donate to Mexico’s earthquake recovery efforts
Several foreign manufacturers with operations in Mexico have announced contributions to the Mexican Red Cross and others institutions that provide assistance to those affected by a series of earthquakes that struck Mexico in September. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that the Mitsubishi E...
Vitro’s subsidiary considers closure of manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC (PGW), a subsidiary of Mexico-based glass manufacturer Vitro, confirmed that discussions are underway involving the future of company's manufacturing facility in Creighton, Pennsylvania.  “A combination of difficult realities could lead to the Creighton facility's clo...
GST AutoLeather, an auto supplier with seven plants in Mexico, files for bankruptcy
GST AutoLeather, Inc. a Michigan-based developer and manufacturer of automotive leather interior trim solutions, announced that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The c...
Japanese coil spring manufacturer NHK Spring expands in Guanajuato
Japanese coil spring manufacturer NHK Spring broke ground last week at its plant located in the municipality of Irapuato, Guanajuato, to build a new facility where the company will invest US$ 6.8 million in order to expand operations. La company expects to double its workforce from current 250 to 5...
Mizayaki Seiko opens US$ 11 million plant in Jalisco
Mizayaki Seiko, a specialty steel bars and wire manufacturer, this week officially opened its first manufacturing plant in Mexico located at the Colinas de Lagos industrial park in the municipality of Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco. The Japan-based company invested US$ 11 million and recruited 50 workers...