POK Castings arrives in Jalisco
JALISCO – The construction of POK Castings, a Nucor Corporation company, begins in the Jalisco Logistics Center. The plant, which aims to be the safest and most modern in the world, will be an icon for the foundry and the industry in Mexico.
Construction begins on the second POK Corporation plant, ‘POK Castings’ / POK 2 in the Jalisco Logistics Center industrial park, as reported by Rafael Torres Ramos, general director of the industrial park, through Linkedin. In his message he congratulates Jorge H. Okhuysen, CEO of POK Castings, for his leadership and welcomed him and the Nucor team to the state.
POK Castings is a Nucor company, an icon in the metalworking industry dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of fully integrated precision castings; it also produces complex castings and precision machined products used by the sugar processing, mining, oil and gas, pumps and valves, hydraulic fracturing industries, among other sectors; precision castings with steel, bronze, and special exotic alloys.
The company has more than 125 years of value chain, 90% of the products are exported to the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Belize and Singapore, performs 3,600 tons of smelting capacity per year with more than 30 alloys and in Jalisco it will cover 5 hectares of land for the construction of its second plant.
Nucor reported it will be investing in a Mexican company like POK Castings to innovate and increase capabilities, as well as generate growth for the industry.
This second plant will be ready for operations in April 2022 and will be able to melt up to 7,500 tons of steel per year.
Source: Cluster Industrial