President of Germany visited Continental’s Guadalajara plant

President of Germany visited Continental’s Guadalajara plant

GUADALAJARA, JAL – During the official state visit of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Mexico, the German ambassador in our country, Wolfgang Dold, and a committee of the German government, visited the Continental Periferico facilities in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

During this visit they were able to tour both the Research and Development Center and the manufacturing plant, where they were able to discover how Mexican talent is shaping the future of mobility.

The Periferico Guadalajara location has more than 20 years of history and currently employs more than 2,500 people. Its facilities develop, test and manufacture dashboards, digital displays, head-up displays and other high-tech products for the region's automotive industry.

President Steinmeier was pleasantly surprised to see the high level of automation, innovation and quality of the products developed and manufactured at Continental Mexico, as well as the company's efforts to create equal work opportunities, a diverse work environment and non-discriminatory conditions.

"For Continental Mexico it was a real privilege that President Steinmeier chose one of our locations for his official visit to Mexico, it was a great opportunity to show how Mexico is a key part of Continental's global strategy,” said Marco Galluzzi, President of Continental. said Marco Galluzzi, Director of Continental in Mexico.

He added that after Germany, Mexico is the country with more employees in the world of the company and the most important thing is that it is not only a country purely focused on manufacturing, but it is also an important part of the development of many of the technologies in autonomous driving, radar, connectivity, human-vehicle interface, among many others, that shape the future of mobility.

Continental in Mexico employs more than 21,000 people in 21 plants, offices, financial centers, research and development centers, with presence in 12 Mexican states.