Technology

Engie looking to double clients in Mexico in 5 years
Engie Energy Corporation is looking to have a million natural gas clients in Mexico by 2023, twice as many as its current number of customers. Fernando Tovar, Director of this French Firm, underscored that they are looking to expand their client portfolio by adding new cities into their network, as ...
Firstronic Juarez facility achieves ISO 13485 certification
Firstronic announced that its facility in Juarez, Mexico has been certified to ISO 13485:2003, effective Aug. 6. Its registrar is Intertek, the company revealed in a press release. "I am very pleased that our team in Juarez has achieved this milestone. We have several medical customers in our pipel...
General Motors brings its electric vehicle to Mexico
General Motors (GM) announced the arrival of its electric vehicle, Bolt EV to Mexico. This model has driving autonomy for 383 kilometers, in addition to the new generation of the On Star connectivity system, which enables the use of Wi-Fi inside the car. Timothy Grewe, a Chevrolet engineer, said tha...
Hisense announces investment in Baja California
Hisense, a television sets manufacturer, will invest US$20 million on its Rosarito plant, in Baja California, with the purpose of expanding its operations in the State. This economic injection will allow for the creation of 1,000 new jobs, generating work and economic development opportunities in th...
Iberdrola to invest over US$2.8 billion in Mexico
According to its strategic plan,  electrical energy producer Iberdrola, announced new investment valued at US$2.8 billion for the 2018-2022 period in Mexico. The Company informed that they are adding up to the eight projects currently under construction, to a total of 4,000 megawatts, that is an ad...
IBM outlines consulting projects for Queretaro
IBM (International Business Machines), a US Corporation dedicated to technology development and consulting, is developing four projects in Queretaro through the  Corporate Service Corps scheme. These projects are focused on the fields of tourism, education, entrepreneurship and social programs, whi...
International Civil Aviation Day
This December 7, the world celebrated Civil Aviation Day, an initiative from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to highlight the role of civil aviation in economic development across continents. The organization choses a different theme for every five years, the theme for the 2015-...
Investment from U.S. arriving in Queretaro
Deloitte consulting firm will invest US$10 million on a Regional Delivery Center in Queretaro, to offer development, testing, support and maintenance services for digital applications both in English and Spanish, for the entire American continent. Antonio Damian, technological integration partner of...
Investment round raised Wizeline US$43 million
Wizeline, a product and software developing company, has closed an investment round valued at US$43 million, led by Apax Digital, a managed expansion capital fund. These funds will be used to enhance the development, sales, marketing and international sales teams, in order to accelerate the company'...
IT Cluster now in Guanajuato
Rogelio Rocha, who entered his period in office as the President of the new organization, underscored in an interview that, even if there is important development in the State regarding technology and services, the added value of the cluster will focus on teaching companies how to set up a business ...
IT Sector opening service center for industries in Puebla
The State's Association of Information Technology, made up by 40 companies, is going to open, a service center this upcoming month of May, to supply the automotive and textile industry that are calling for better systems to enhance productivity, as well as those looking for automation solutions. Thi...
Jalisco looking to consolidate FDI projects
Entrepreneurs and State authorities weighed in on Donald Trump's arrival to the U.S. Presidency, saying that it will not trigger any investment project cancellations for Jalisco. The Governor Aristoteles Sandoval will head a commercial mission to Silicon Valley, California, next February, as he reas...
Jalisco seeks US$38 million investment for the Creative Digital City
The secretary of Innovation, Science and Technology in Jalisco, Jaime Reyes Robles, commented that the authorization of Federal investment valued at US$38 million during this year is sought after in order to continue the project of the Creative Digital City. He informed that the resources would be a...
Japanese technology giant, drawn into Aguascalientes
Governor Martin Orozco Sandoval started an important dialog on behalf of this State with the Japanese technology giant Fujisoft, during the second day of his commercial mission through Asia, after Hiroshi Nozawa, President of this Corporation, and Reiko Yasue, Executive Director of Operations and of...
Lenovo to produce servers in Nuevo Leon
The factory from the Chinese technology firm Lenovo, in Monterrey, in addition to manufacturing notebooks, laptops and all in ones for export and domestic market, is now planning to produce more laptops for the Mexican market, as well as producing in Mexico servers to be sold globally, pointed out J...
Maquila center to be established in Cancun
The firm iTexico is planning to establish a maquila and software development center in Cancun. iTexico is one of the technology sub-contractor firms based in Silicon Valley, California, that has announced an expansion of operations in Mexico and South America. The first step for iTexico in Cancun wi...
Mexican engineer testing satellites
Fernando Mier-Hicks, Mexican engineer born in Aguascalientes, is recreating the most hostile aspects of outer space for satellites to survive up there. He has designed a machine that simulates three conditions from outer space: a zero friction environment, the vacuum (absence of air) and space plasm...
Mexican scientists develop safe, non toxic method to generate gas
PyroSmart Mexico, a company from Zacatecas, developed a safe formula to generate gases which can be used for several pyrotechnical applications, such as the aerospace industry, pyrotechnics, manufacturing and automotive sectors. Engineer Eduardo Mantecon, Director of PyroSmart, indicated that the 20...
New center focuses on resilient materials
University of California researchers are joining forces with their counterparts in Baja California to design, manufacture and test materials that can withstand high temperatures and other extreme conditions. The new collaboration aims to create materials and systems that can function in a range of e...
Next Energy to invest US$50 million on solar farm
Next Energy Mexico, a Company based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, is going to invest roughly US$50 million to build a solar farm in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, with a 50 megawatts capacity. A spokesperson explained that this plant is going to supply energy to five hotel chains and shall begin operations by...

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