Continental lowers turnover in Mexico through flexible work schemes
Continental completed one year of applying flexible work schemes in Mexico and as a result it has managed to reduce staff turnover from 5% to 15% in every location in the country. These schemes are divided into mobile work, sabbaticals and part-time shifts, and are available to all personnel who me...
Mexican steel maker Grupo Simec revamps bar mill in Mexicali
Primetals Technologies, an engineering, plant-building and lifecycle services provider for the metals industry, announced it has received an order from Mexican steel producer Grupo Simec S.A.B. de C.V. to revamp the company´s merchant bar mill in the border city of Mexicali, Baja California. The b...
Dickies shifts textile cutting operations from Texas to Mexico, Honduras
Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., the Texas-based workwear, apparel and accessories manufacturer owner of the Dickies brand, announced it will close a plant in Uvalde, Texas in early October to move the plant’s operations to Mexico and Honduras. The company told the plant’s 156 workers that ...
FCA assembly plant in Saltillo earns certification by US environmental agency
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced its Saltillo Van assembly plant in Coahuila, Mexico obtained the Energy Star Challenge for Industry certification, becoming the first FCA manufacturing plant in the NAFTA region to receive this distinction. In a statement, FCA Mexico reported that the award...
Illinois manufacturer shifts two plants to Juarez, Mexico due in part to Trump’s tariffs
Stack-on Products, a manufacturer of security storage solutions, will close two plants in northern Illinois and moving operations to Juarez, Mexico to counteract the effects of metal tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Chicago Tribune reported. The company will lay off 153 people at...

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