Bus industry supplier Eberspaecher opens new plant in Monterrey
In order to serve the strategically important Mexican bus market, Germany-based The Eberspaecher Group has strengthened its activities with a new plant in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, to manufacture air conditioning systems.
“We are very proud to serve our customers from now on with locally made products”, said Mauricio Salgado, General Manager of Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems Mexico. Proximity to local customers was a key point in the decision for the site.”
Salgado continued: “With this new plant we will be able to improve our competitiveness – with reduced lead times and increased flexibility for our customers in Mexico, Central America and Northern South America.
The new site is located in Parque Industrial Kalos, in the western part of the City of Monterrey. In addition to production and storage, the 3,300-square-meter facility houses offices for purchasing and administration. The decision for the city of Monterrey was made based on its strong industrial infrastructure and the availability of suppliers with extensive knowledge of the automotive industry.
Around 80 employees work for the Mexican branch of the German Eberspaecher Group. In Monterrey, the thermal management experts manufacture AC353G4 and AC343 air-conditioning systems as well as various split systems, creating around 20 new jobs.