Teklas expands in Aguascalientes

Teklas expands in Aguascalientes

AGUASCALIENTES - Teklas, a company dedicated to designing, developing and manufacturing fluid systems for heating and cooling lines in the automotive industry, announced an investment of US$8 million for the expansion of its plant in Aguascalientes, which will generate 300 new jobs.

Regarding the investment, Governor Tere Jimenez commented that the expansion of Teklas' operations will have a positive impact on the development of the state, as it is a company that is committed to high technology and innovation.

During the announcement of the investment, she also mentioned that the arrival of new companies has led Aguascalientes to occupy the first place in attracting Foreign Direct Investment related to nearshoring. In addition, it is one of the two entities with the highest growth in economic activity, with 6.9%, exceeding the annual target of 4.5% and the national average of 1.9%.

“This expansion is part of our long-term strategy to diversify our product offering and strengthen our ability to respond to the demands of the global market”, said Ilyas Bayraktar, CEO of Teklas.

He also mentioned that the competitive advantages offered by Aguascalientes, such as its geographic location and the dynamism of the automotive industry, have allowed Teklas to grow in the last five years.

Finally, Esaú Garza de Vega, Head of the Secretariat of Economic Development, Science and Technology (Sedecyt), highlighted that the expansion of this company dedicated to the manufacture of plastic, rubber and metal auto parts complements the ecosystem of the automotive sector in Aguascalientes, generating added value to the supply chain of this industry.