Goodyear’s new Mexican plant might start ahead of schedule

The production at the first Goodyear factory in San Luis Potosi might be ready ahead of schedule, as there are reports favorable advancements in the building’s construction, 90% in infrastructure and 30% in equipment, assured David Gomez, General Director of Goodyear in the State during press conference. 

US$550 million are being invested in the plant and 1,000 direct jobs will be generated by 2018, starting operations by mid-2017 with 500 employees.

The Company disclosed that there are 300 workers currently hired, out of which 113 were sent to plants in countries such as Brazil, China, Canada, the U.S. and Slovenia, for their training process.

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