Polymer compounds supplier Hexpol A.G. invested US$ 9.2 million in a 135-liter rubber mixing line, adding about 12,000 metric tons of capacity to its Queretaro facility, RubberNews.com site revealed.
The plant’s capacity now stands at 53,000 metric tons per year and represents Queretaro's third mixing line. Hexpol also added significant building and infrastructure additions to the site's campus.
Hexpol also operates a site in Aguascalientes, which has three rubber mixing lines and 27,000 metric tons of capacity per year.
According to company officials Mexico continues to be a country of unique development opportunities, primarily as a result of business growth in the automotive industry.