Electronics

Enphase Energy avoids tariffs by shifting production of solar microinverters to Mexico
Enphase Energy, Inc., a global energy technology company that supplies solar microinverters, announced that it has expanded its manufacturing agreement with multi-sector contractor Flex to include the company's facilities in Mexico. Starting the second quarter of 2019, Flex will begin delivering En...
Establishment of Leoni's plant progresses in Yucatan
 The European Company Leoni plans to establish a new plant in the State of Yucatan, with an investment of US$20.2 million and a generation of 2,600 jobs, Leoni's representatives said during a meeting with the State Governor Rolando Zapata Bello. Ralf Maus, General Director of the Company, highlight...
FIRA will offer credit to food industry producers
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The Municipality together with Fideicomisos Instituidos en Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA) will offer soft credits to producers involved in the food industry, through the program “Del Campo al Plato”. Fundings go from US$52,641 to US$26 million, explained Armando Cabada Al...
Firstronic’s plant in Ciudad Juarez earns automotive, quality certifications
Michigan-based Firstronic, an electronic manufacturing services (EMS) supplier, revealed that its production facility in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, in Northern Mexico, has been certified to the automotive quality standard IATF 16949:2016 and the latest revision of the ISO 9001 quality standard, ISO 9...
Five Chinese companies could soon arrive in Chihuahua: Index
CHIHUAHUA – César de la Garza Licón, CEO of Consejo Nacional de la Industria Maquiladora y Manufacturera de Exportación (index) reported that they have received more than five Asian electro components firms due to the trade conflict between China and the United States He stated that these are ...
Flex acquires AGM Automotive; deal includes a Queretaro plant
Technological manufacturer Flex, formerly Flextronics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AGM Automotive (AGM). AGM is a leading global supplier of automotive interior components and systems, including overhead console systems, interior lighting, electronic compone...
Flex starts Nike shoes production at US$ 39 million plant in Jalisco
Multi-sector American technological manufacturer Flex Ltd. officially inaugurated its US$ 39.5 million production site in Zapopan, Jalisco, where the company manufactures high-tech sports shoes for Nike. The 57,000 square-meter factory already employs 5,000 workers, but is expected to hire an addit...
France-based Lacroix acquires stake in Firstronic to supply customers in Mexico
Lacroix Electronics, a France-based electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider, announced it acquired a stake in Firstronic LLC, based in Michigan.  The alliance will provide support for customers of Lacroix in North America, in particular for automotive equipment vendors who have factories ...
French EMS provider ALL Circuits opens new plant in Zapopan
French electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider ALL Circuits opened its new production facility in Zapopan, Jalisco, to serve the North American automotive industry. The 12,000-sq.-mt. facility, located at the Guadalajara Technology Park, currently employs around 40 people, but its total wo...
Furukawa Electric’s telecom division opens US$ 4.5 million plant in Mexicali
Furukawa Electric LatAm, a subsidiary of the Japan-based Furukawa Electric Group, today opened a new manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Baja California, focused on the production of solutions for the communications market.  The new plant will cover 6,000 square meters with two operating units –...
German auto supplier HELLA opens US$12 million plant in Guanajuato
German automotive electronics and lightning components supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., better known as HELLA, inaugurated its eighth manufacturing facility in Mexico. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place last week in the Amexhe industrial park, located in the municipality of Apaseo El Grande...
German auto supplier Kiekert AG develops ‘autonomous door’ concept
Kiekert AG, a manufacturer of side-door latches and closure systems for the auto industry, announced it is developing an “autonomous door" concept which will intelligently control access into vehicles, preventing unnecessary dents and scratches on vehicle doors, and help them to completely prevent...
German electronics manufacturer Turck Duotec ramps up production in Coahuila
German electronics manufacturer and automation company Turck announced that its Duotec division began at the end of last year a new production line at its plant in Arteaga, Coahuila, which manufactured 300,000 electronic cards for the automotive industry during 2017. That figure is expected to incre...
German electronics manufacturer Turck nearly doubles its footprint in Coahuila
Germany-based Turck, one of the leading manufacturers in industrial automation, announced it has expanded its facilities in the U.S. and Mexico, with more than 100,000 square feet added for manufacturing, offices and warehouse operations. With 19% sales growth in 2017, the company said it is now we...
German manufacturer Continental inaugurates US$ 59 million R&D center in Queretaro
German manufacturer Continental today inaugurated its new Research and Development Center (R&D) in Queretaro state capital, with an approximate investment of US$ 59 million. The new R&D Center began operations with a staff of 160, but with the expectation that it will have 1,000 workers by 2...
Germany-based auto supplier Brose builds its fourth plant in Mexico
Germany-based auto supplier Brose recently held a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for its new 56,000 square-meter manufacturing facility in Queretaro, the company revealed in a press release.  The US$ 170 million investment supports growing customer needs and will be the first Brose site in ...
Germany-based Schuler holds a TechDay in Puebla
Schuler has already developed solutions for the digitization and networking of forming technology with the new servo press MSP 400 or the process monitoring system for hot stamping systems. They are part of the "Smart Press Shop", Schuler's answer to Industry 4.0 ("Industrial Internet of Things", II...
Hanon Systems to invest US$3.9 million in Queretaro
QUERETARO  — Yonas Sirgew, director of the Hanon Systems Plant in Querétaro reported that the Korean company will expand its production at a manufacturing plant that will occupy an area ranging from 3,000 to 15,000 square meters. The automotive company will produce intelligent thermal solutions...
Harman International opens design center in Queretaro
Harman International, a technological solutions company for the automotive and consumer electronics sectors, officially opened its Design Center in Queretaro, where it will develop products in the divisions of Car Audio and Connected Cars according to the needs of Original Equipment Manufacturers (O...
Harman International opens first phase of US$ 11.5-million engineering center in Queretaro
With an investment of US$ 11.5 million, Harman International, a Samsung subsidiary, inaugurated the first stage of its Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Center in Queretaro. This development center will generate 360 high-value job positions that will contribute to the design and production of audi...

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