Jalisco now has an Automotive Cluster

The State of Jalisco has now officially an Automotive Cluster, which is the seventh in Mexico; it has enrolled 24 companies from the sector, mostly providers of large transnational firms, both Mexican and foreign. During the protocol event, there was an inform stating that the automotive sector in Jalisco was, until last November, the second major exporter, with sales of over US$7.8 billion, with an 18% participation from the total international sales in the State and a 10.4% growth rate from January to November 2016, compared to 2015. The new Jalisco Automotive Cluster will have a Jose Herran Galaviz, from the firm Integrated Micro-Electronics Mexico, as its honorary President.