Siete Leguas Automotive inaugurates new plant in Durango

Siete Leguas Automotive inaugurates new plant in Durango

DURANGO - In a significant boost for the region's economy, Governor Esteban Villegas Villarreal inaugurated the second plant of Siete Leguas Automotive, a Mexican company dedicated to the manufacture of aluminum automotive components.

The new plant, which represents an investment of US$53.8 million, will generate 300 new direct jobs, for a total of 467 jobs at both of the company's plants.

“As a government we are the facilitators so that entrepreneurs can have the necessary conditions to invest their money, risk their capital and be able to generate these types of companies and jobs,” Governor Villegas said.

“Thanks to Siete Leguas for believing in La Laguna and in Durango,” he said while highlighting that the company is of Mexican origin and will generate economy in the region, with skilled labor.

The expansion of Siete Leguas Automotive in Gómez Palacio is part of the 31 investments expected for this year in Durango, with a total of more than US$1.7 billion and 26 thousand direct jobs.

Siete Leguas Automotive was founded in late 2018 and has more than 30 years of experience in machining high-quality/high-precision components for OEM applications.

The company has designed and manufactured components for engines, transmissions and suspension for OEM's such as Caterpillar, John Deere, Suzuki, BRP and Eaton Cummins, Tremec Ford among others.