Doiter Castings opens US$6-million plant in Aguascalientes
Doiter Castings, a manufacturer of aluminum pressure die-cast auto parts, officially opened its plant in the city of Aguascalientes, central Mexico, where it manufactures components for transmissions, engines and brake systems. The company invested US$6 million and opened 200 work positions in order to start operations.
Doiter Castings is a joint venture of Indian and U.S. capital which chose a 14,000 square meter green field in the San Francisco de los Romo Industrial Park to build its plant.
The company will provide components for the COMPAS plant, a joint assembly facility built by Nissan and Daimler to produce Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. However, Doiter Castings will also produce parts for Ford, Audi, Volkswagen and General Motors, among others, said company officials.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by Sri Bramadesam, the company’s associate manager; Rainer Balbach, director of Global Supply Chain; the executive president of the National Auto Parts Industry (INA), Oscar R. Albin, as well as local authorities.