FEMIA held “Be an Aerospace Supplier” Seminar in Querétaro

FEMIA held “Be an Aerospace Supplier” Seminar in Querétaro

QUERETARO - The Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry (Femia) held the Seminar "Be an Aerospace Supplier" with the aim of raising awareness of business opportunities with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and to contribute to expanding the national supply base.

On May 2 and 3, in the state of Querétaro, the venue for the event, strategic information was disseminated on the requirements needed to be a supplier in the aerospace industry, and factors were identified and analyzed to close the gaps for companies in cross-sectors (such as automotive, metal-mechanical, medical, oil, agro-industrial) towards their integration into the aerospace supply chain.

During the opening ceremony, Beatriz Aguilar, representative of Femia's Board of Directors, said that this Seminar is a strategic part of Femia's objectives, so the information disseminated through the presentations is of value to continue with the construction of the aerospace supply chain in Mexico.

Luis Lizcano, Executive President of Femia, recognized the importance of holding this event in Querétaro, a leading state in the aerospace industry that concentrates a large presence of companies in the industry, in addition to being one of the main recipients of Foreign Direct Investment in the country.

For his part, Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero, Secretary of Sustainable Development of the State of Queretaro, commented that there has been significant growth in aerospace supply, specifically focused on maintenance, heat treatments and the manufacture of parts for engine maintenance.

Through a video message, Verónica Méndez, president of the Querétaro Aerocluster, highlighted the relevance of the collaboration between both organizations to continue promoting this industry, which is expected to continue growing, not only in this state but also at a national level.

Also, on the second day of work, a tour was made of the ITP Aero facilities, in order to show the capabilities that are being developed to add more companies to its value chain in the medium and long term.