Germany-based auto supplier Boge Rubber & Plastics Group in recent days officially opened its new plant in San Luis Potosi to manufacture components from all product lines which include chassis and powertrain suspension mounts for vibration technology chassis and powertrain as well as in the field of plastics components for the automotive industry.
The company invested US$ 5.79 million in its first phase of operations. The production hall covers approximately 5,700 square meters, of which 1,200 square meters are provided for plastics and 3,600 square meters for rubber-metal technology. Over the next few years, approximately 150 to 200 employees will be employed here in the midterm, depending on the production starts and the product mix.
According to the company, orders amounting to double-digit millions in annual sales have already been received up to the year 2029. Start of series deliveries will be in summer 2018. Daimler and Volkswagen are among its first customers in Mexico.
With its new location, Boge Rubber & Plastics is now present worldwide with 11 production sites in 8 countries on four continents closing a gap in its production network, thus increasing its competitiveness for the customers when it comes to awarding the contracts to supply global platforms.
The facility operates under the name of BOGE Rubber & Plastics Mexico S.A. de C.V.