Electronics

Siemens offers support to 60% of automotive assembly plants installed in Mexico
Currently, Siemens is present in 60% of the automotive assembly plants installed in Mexico, thus contributing to place the country as the fourth exporter of vehicles worldwide, which makes it a strategic partner of this sector that represents 15% of the Product Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and attr...
Siemens vows to invest US$ 200 million, create 1000 jobs in Mexico
Germany-based multi-sector company Siemens announced US$ 200 million investments in Mexico over a 10 years’ period to create up to 1,000 direct jobs. Siemens’ CEO Joe Kaeser and Mexican Ministry of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed to support several projects...
SigmaTron International sees earnings decline at the end of fiscal year
SigmaTron International, an electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company with operations in three Mexican cities saw revenues decrease to US$ 252.2 million in the fiscal year ending April 30, 2017. Net income decreased to US$ 1.39 million in fiscal year 2017 compared to US$ 2.08 million in fiscal...
SigmaTron's Tijuana facility achieves ISO/TS 16949:2009 certification
Full service EMS provider SigmaTron International announced its facility in Tijuana, Mexico and associated purchasing operations in Union City, California have been certified to ISO/TS 16949:2009. This standard, in conjunction with ISO 9001:2008, defines the quality management system requirements ...
Software Lab was inaugurated in Queretaro
QUERETARO – With an investment of more than US$260,535, an Embedded Software Laboratory was put into operation at the Technological University of Querétaro (Uteq). It is a clear example of the correct application of the triple helix model, since in order to consolidate said project, the collabor...
Sohnen announces US$ 65 million expansion at Tijuana facility
Electronics company Sohnen disclosed an expansion project for its Tijuana, Baja California plant, valued at US$ 65 million, thus making way for the first "Leed Platinum" (Leadership in engineering and environmental design) certified building in America. The new building will have the largest roofto...
SunPower to expand operations in Mexicali
U.S.-based photovoltaic module manufacturer SunPower has signed a joint venture partnership in China to produce both solar cells and modules for its P-Series technology. The agreement implies increasing operations at a facility in Mexicali, Mexico, according to specialized news site PV-Tech. The jo...
Swiss manufacturer Komax opens US$ 8.5 million plant in Guanajuato
With a US$ 8.5 million investment, Komax, a Swiss manufacturer of machines for wire processing technology, started operations at the Castro del Rio industrial park in the Municipality of Irapuato, Guanajuato. The company will be dedicated to the production of electromechanical equipment and systems...
Taiwanese electronics manufacturer ASE Group expands capacity in Guadalajara plant
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc., also known as ASE Group, announced it will increase investment in its Mexico plant in order to cater the growing North American demand for emerging technologies such as automotive electronics. The Taiwan-based manufacturer of semiconductors, electronics and...
TE Connectivity acquires a Hirschmann's division; deal includes a Queretaro plant
New York-based VOXX International Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its subsidiary Hirschmann Car Communication GmbH and its worldwide locations to TE Connectivity Ltd. According to Hirschmann Car Communication website, the company owns a production plan...
Technology Conservation Group relocates to an expanded facility in Jalisco
Technology Conservation Group, Inc. (TCG), a Florida-based electronics recycler and IT asset disposition service provider, announced it has relocated its operations in Guadalajara, Jalisco to a new expanded facility. TCG’s Guadalajara operations were previously housed in a 20,000-square foot buil...
Telefonica Mexico data center receives Tier III Gold Level certification
Telefonica Mexico announced that it has received the Tier III Gold Level certification for operational sustainability from Uptime Institute for its Ixtlahuaca data center in the State of Mexico.  The operator said it’s the first company in Mexico to be awarded the certification, which requires p...
The Bajio seeks to enter into an alliance with Singapore
GUANAJUATO —On November 19th, the governors of Guanajuato, Queretaro, Aguascalientes, Jalisco and San Luis Potosi, will meet with the prime minister of Singapore in order to establish international cooperation schemes. The Central-Bajio-Occidente Alliance formed by said states is the economic an...
The Cuzcatlán mining company has invested US$9 million in Oaxaca
OAXACA — As of the beginning of its operations in 2011 to date, the company Minera Cuzcatlán, has made an investment of US$9 million in social programs and communities of San José del Progreso, in Oaxaca. The investment has focused on input supply programs and technical advice for social and / ...
The Home Depot invests US$10 million in the State of Mexico
NEZAHUALCÓYOTL– The home improvement company, The Home Depot, made its 124th opening in the country in Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico, with an investment of US$10 million. The complex, which will cover an area of 6,000 square meters – 4,000 square meters of sale floor – generated 100 direc...
Top firms join efforts to set up Manufacturing Advanced Technology Center in Mexico
Rockwell Automation, Panduit and Cisco, with special collaboration of Tecnológico de Monterrey, EY and Unified announced the opening of their Manufacturing Advanced Technology Center (MATC) in Mexico City.  “The MATC showcases how companies in the automotive, mining, food & beverage and cem...
Toshiba’s Commerce, Business divisions open joint solutions center in Guadalajara
On September 10th, Toshiba’s Global Commerce Solutions and America Business Solutions subsidiaries celebrated the opening of their collective 38,000-square-foot building in Guadalajara, Jalisco, with a ribbon-cutting attended by government and company officials.  Toshiba has invested US$ 2 milli...
Traxion to invest US$94.7 million
MEXICO  —  The transport company Traxion, expects to close this year with an investment of US$94.7 million, 36.4% lower than 2018, due to adjustments in its operation, since last year they bought companies. Antonio Tejedo, vice president of investor relations at the firm, stated that the compan...
Triple helix work project in Baja California
The Engineering Institute of the Autonomous University in Baja California (UABC), Skyworks Solutions corporation and the National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt) are working in the creation of a new model of collaboration for research and innovation under the triple helix scheme (academi...
Trox Technik invests US$3 million in Puebla
HUEJOTZINGO — The German company Trox Technik, dedicated to the manufacture of air quality and energy efficiency equipment, inaugurated its plant in the Vesta Park, located in the municipality of Huejotzingo, whose investment amounts to US$3 million and will generate 150 direct jobs within five ye...

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