CAPASA renovates its Culiacan agency

CULIACAN, SIN – Navistar México informed that its International distributor, Camionera del Pacífico (CAPASA), renovated its facilities in Culiacán, Sinaloa, where it has 115 employees, as part of the modernization of the International Network agencies. CAPASA has been an International distributor for more than 60 years and is part of Grupo Amher, the trucking group with more tradition and greater coverage in the country. It currently has distribution points in

The new Nissan Kicks will be manufactured in Aguascalientes

AGUASCALIENTES – Nissan Mexicana confirms that the US$700 million investment announced in May 2022 will be destined for the production of the new generation of the Nissan Kicks crossover at the Aguascalientes plant. “Nissan Mexicana is a fundamental pillar for the company’s global operations: not only are we the fourth most important market, but we are also a benchmark in terms of production, sales and human capital,” said Rodrigo Centeno,

Rane Madras LTD sets up in Aguascalientes

AGUASCALIENTES – With an investment of US$31 million and the promise of generating more than 300 jobs, Governor Tere Jiménez announced the arrival of Rane Madras LTD in Aguascalientes. This brand, originally from India, will establish its first plant in Mexico, consolidating the state’s position as a competitive center of global excellence in the automotive industry. The initial investment of US$5 million, with a final projection of US$31 million, reflects

Ford Hermosillo celebrates 37 years

HERMOSILLO, SON – Ford de México proudly celebrates the 37th anniversary of the Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant, which has become a manufacturing benchmark in the country, from the Ford Mercury Tracer to the Ford Bronco Sport and Ford Maverick. At a commemorative event, Enrique Araiza, Ford de Mexico’s Director of Manufacturing, praised the dedication of the employees, highlighting their role in the production of vehicles of the highest quality,

Edgar Ciceño is the new President of Safran Mexico

MEXICO – The aerospace company Safran appointed Edgar Ciceño as President of the Group in Mexico, as announced by the company on November 27. Edgar Ciceño is an engineer from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers in France, a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics and Political Science; he has more than 10 years of experience in the strategic management of Safran in

Kurabe invests US$14 million in Aguascalientes

AGUASCALIENTES – With an investment of US$14 million, the Japanese company Kurabe began operations, which in its first phase will provide productive employment for 400 people. It is the first plant to be installed in the American continent and is dedicated to the production of heaters for steering wheels and seats, among other accessories. “I appreciate the trust to establish its production plant here, the only one in the entire

Mexicana de Aviación to receive aircraft until February 2024

MEXICO – Mexicana de Aviacion will take until February 2024 to obtain at least four Boeing 737 aircraft to begin operations as originally planned, which had to be altered due to a series of complications. “If everything goes well, the aircraft could be ready in February, there are many lessors, owners who want to do business with the government; the model of a broker, which is the operator of the

Army assumes control of Mexico’s air sector

MEXICO – The federal government, under the leadership of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, officially handed over control of the airports of Chetumal, in Quintana Roo; Tamuín, in San Luis Potosí, and Ixtepec, in Oaxaca, to the Army. The Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) informed that the company “Grupo Aeroportuario, Ferroviario, de Servicios Auxiliares y Conexos, Olmeca-Maya-Mexica”, S.A. de C.V., which belongs to the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena),

The aeronautical sector requires greater digitization for growth

MEXICO – The Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry (FEMIA) and 3D CAD, a software developer, pointed out that the digitalization of processes in companies is vital for them to be able to streamline operations and take advantage of nearshoring. During the webinar “Document management for the aerospace industry”, organized by FEMIA, it was pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic showed that micro, small and medium-sized companies need to improve

Chihuahua stands out in job creation nationwide

CHIHUAHUA – The state of Chihuahua positioned itself as the state with the third largest increase in jobs in Mexico, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI). At the close of the second quarter of 2023, the total number of paid jobs in economic activities in the country was 40.5 million, considering an increase of 2.7% in its annual comparison. In the case of Chihuahua,