Missouri-based manufacturer ECI opens its sixth plant in Ciudad Juarez
Electrical Components International, Inc. (ECI), a manufacturer of wire harnesses, subassemblies and electro-mechanical assemblies for several industries, recently opened its sixth production facility in Ciudad Juarez, ninth overall in Mexico, local media reported.
The company invested around US$ 7 million and opened 750 job positions, increasing the total workforce to around 7,000 strong just in Juarez. The new facility will be dedicated to the manufacture of wire harnesses for Harley Davidson bikes and John Deere tractors.
The ceremony was attended by CEO Patrick Pendergast, who announced plans to invest and additional US$ 10 million to open two more facilities in 2019. ECI also operates three plants in Chihuahua, state capital.
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, the company first started operations at the border city in 1971, manufacturing a wide range of harnesses, control boxes, electrical consoles, ignition cables and molded parts for home appliances, transportation equipment; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products, as well as construction and agricultural machinery.