Production up 68% at Morelos parts plant

A 1-billion-peso investment (over US $53 million) by the Japanese firm Sekisui Chemical in its Jiutepec, Morelos, plant will bump its production capacity by 68%.

The addition of a third production line has increased the workforce by 44% and its production of automobile windshields and high-strength laminated glass.

During an opening ceremony yesterday, assistant general manager Arturo Ríos Abdala described the startup of the new line as “the most important event in the 46 years the firm [has been in the state], placing it at the forefront of its segment in the automotive industry.”

President Pedro Córdova Nájera added that the project was a dream that had been 10 years in the making.

Also present was Morelos Governor Graco Ramírez, who said the state has the best logistics and power generation capacity, which guarantee investors sustainable production conditions, as well as the ability to readily ship their products to different markets.

Over the last two

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