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  • Zacatecas, with everything to have an Automotive Cluster
  • Collaboration Agreement entered by the SLP Government and the company BMW, S.A. de C.V.
  • The Mexican and German Ministers of Foreign Affairs inaugurated an industrial plant in Mexico
  • Nemak will invest US$200 million in two plants
  • Embraer will make airplane interiors in Chihuahua
  • Dishon will join the aerospace sector in Queretaro
  • SLP delivers land to BMW for the new plant
  • Nemak will build two factories in Mexico
  • Toyota Mexico will manufacture a new car with US$100 million
  • Aerospace sector in Baja California booming
  • Coca-Cola will invest US$7 billion in this Administration
  • Toyota will invest US$100 million in Mexico
  • Alcom Electronicos invests US$18.3 million in Tamaulipas
  • Coahuila attracts aeronautic companies
  • Investment in Mexican aerospace industry announced
  • First Korean company opens in Guanajuato Inland Port
  • ThyssenKrupp Aerospace will increase aluminum production by 20%
  • 36,700 airplanes will join the air fleet within 20 years due to the 5% increase in air traffic
  • Six suppliers for Audi assembly plant will establish at Tlaxcala
  • Investment in Colon will generate 2,500 jobs
  • Containers and Packaging industry growing in Mexico

    Mexico City.- Containers and Packaging Industry in Mexico is expecting to keep growth rates similar to 2011, when a 14% increase in production was posted, after manufacturing 9.108 billion tons of containers and packaging material, made of paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, glass and wood, according to Jose Martinez, Director, Packaging Machinery Manufactures Institute (PMMI). During Expo Pack, he said that positive trends are observed in the industry’s growth and, in spite of current political times in Mexico, investments have not stopped. “This may be observed in the Expo’s growth, which is now hosting 1012 companies, and the exhibition floor grew from 16,000 square meters to 18,400 square meters”, he said. He further said that one of the main needs the industry has to improve their production is expediting customs clearance for machines, because 85% of the machinery used in Mexico to pack products and manufacture containers comes from countries such as the United States, Italy and Germany. He added that in this industry Mexico is the eighth machinery importer worldwide, with an average annual expense of US$580 million.
    Source: T21 | Date: 28/06/2012