Electronics

Connectivity solutions supplier NAI achieves one year of zero-defect operations in Hermosillo
North American Interconnect (NAI), a Michigan-based manufacturer of connectivity solutions for high performance systems, announced its manufacturing facility in Hermosillo, Sonora (Plant 2) has achieved zero-defect production for one year. The event also signifies a one-year period without customer ...
Connector manufacturer ODU opens plant near Tijuana
Germany-based electronic connector manufacturer ODU has opened a new production site near the border city of Tijuana, the company announced in a press release. As in Europe, ODU is aiming to strengthen its business in North America around fully assembled products. "The new plant in Mexico offers ...
Constellation Brands relies on Siemens to triple capacity at Coahuila brewery
Through implementations of the industry 4.0 model, German manufacturer Siemens has contributed to Mexico’s impulse to make the fourth biggest beer producer in the world, with more than 110 million hectoliters per year. An example of this is the automation that the German company implemented in th...
Continental acquires antennas manufacturer Kathrein Automotive, including a plant in Tlaxcala
German manufacturer Continental announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Kathrein Automotive GmbH, a subsidiary of Kathrein SE and one of the leading specialists and manufacturers of vehicle antennas. Following antitrust approval, Kathrein Automotive and its entire workforce are expected to ...
Continental AG steps up investments in electric drives
Automotive supplier Continental AG plans to invest an additional 300 million euros (around US$ 326 million) in electric drives by 2021 in anticipation of a shift to electric cars over the next decade.  As one of the world's biggest suppliers to vehicle manufacturers, Continental is strengthening i...
Continental expands facility in Juarez, creates 300 jobs
Continental, a Tier1 supplier for the automotive industry, expanded one of its facilities in Ciudad Juarez. The Continental plant 1 is part of the powertrain division of this German company. Nowadays, Continental employs 2,000 workers in its two Juarez facilities and the expansion created 300 new v...
Continental inaugurates US$38-million expansion at Cuautla plant
German-based manufacturer Continental in recent days inaugurated a US$ 38.8 million expansion at its production facility located in the municipality of Cuautla, Morelos, dedicated to production of electronic components for the automotive industry. The new areas will be used to manufacture devices s...
Continental invites Mexican startup to take part in hackathon at Hannover Messe industrial fair 
This year for the first time, German technology company Continental gathered four startups from four different areas to look for creative ideas and innovative solutions in the industrial sector at the industry fair Hannover Messe. “Technological innovations are the lubricating oil and fuel for ma...
Continental joins BMW, Intel to enhance self-driving development
Germany-based automotive supplier Continental announced it has become a development partner and system integrator of the collaboration between BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye for automated driving.  BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye established as a goal to develop a new cooperation model for highly and...
Continental opens training center in San Luis Potosi
German-based manufacturer Continental recently inaugurated the Continental Training Center (CTC), located in its San Luis Potosi plant where the company allocated an investment of US$ 600,000. This campus is aimed at preparing its current and future employees in specific technical skills such as pn...
Continental plant in Ciudad Juarez earns Ford Q1 certification
German manufacturer Continental announced that Ford Motor Company has honored its Juarez 1 plant, located in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, with the Q1 certification, the eleventh distinction this production facility has earned in the last seven years. Such recognition is considered throughout the world ...
Continental starts Head-Up Display production in Guadalajara
The Head-Up Display (HUD) production has started in the Continental plant in Guadalajara, informed Paulo Santos Rebelo, Plant Manager. “This is a one-of-a-kind, novel device, and the first in the world to use the Micro-mirror Devices technology, which contributes to driver's safety”. With thi...
Continental to build US$ 60-million plant in Aguascalientes for electronic components
German Tier 1 automotive supplier Continental AG yesterday unveiled plans to build a manufacturing plant in Aguascalientes, central Mexico, dedicated to production of electronic components. The company will invest around US$ 60 million to build and set up the proper equipment, while 1,000 job positi...
Continental, Osram to create joint venture aimed for automotive lighting
Germany-based manufacturers Continental and Osram announced they have successfully concluded negotiations to create the Osram Continental GmbH joint venture, a company in which each of the partners has a 50% stake, aimed to combine Continental’s and Osram’s respective expertise in lighting, ligh...
Danish electronics manufacturer GPV accelerates expansion at Guadalajara plant
Just a month after Denmark-based electronics manufacturer GPV International A/S officially opened its new production facility in Guadalajara, the company is already experiencing a rapid growth in demand. Hence, company officials have decided to accelerate their expansion plans with the acquisition o...
Danish electronics manufacturer GPV opens plant in Guadalajara
GPV International A/S, Denmark’s largest electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company, officially opened its full-size production plant at the Pinar industrial park in Guadalajara, Jalisco.  The 4,500 square-meter facility already employs around 80 people and the company expects to reach 350 ...
Delphi acquires software provider to enhance its automated driving program
Delphi Automotive PLC announced the acquisition of Movimento, a Michigan-based provider of Over-the-Air (OTA) software lifecycle and data management for the automotive sector. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Movimento’s advanced technology platform is designed to allow ma...
Delphi acquires startup nuTonomy to enhance its self-driving program
Delphi Automotive PLC announced an agreement to acquire nuTonomy, Inc. for an upfront purchase price of US$ 400 million and earn-outs totaling approximately US$ 50 million. The transaction brings together the leading startup and Tier 1 in autonomous driving (AD) and further accelerates Delphi’s c...
Delphi combines technologies to boost engine efficiency up to 19%
Delphi revealed it has combined two unique propulsion technologies as a solution for reducing carbon dioxide emissions, matching diesel for emissions compliance, performance and cost, while boosting the efficiency of traditional gasoline-engine vehicles by as much as 19%. On the path to electrifica...
Delphi creates independent Powertrain company; four Mexican plants involved
Delphi Corp., one of the biggest auto suppliers globally, plans to separate its Powertrain program into a publicly traded company with revenue of US$ 4.5 billion a year. Once the transaction is completed, by March 2018, Delphi shareholders will own shares of both companies. The move is part of a wi...

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