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Metalor announces expansion in Mexico

San Luis Potosi, October 12, 2015 - Metalor, the Swiss origin company, leading manufacturer of electrical contacts, with headquarters in Neuchatel (Switzerland), was celebrating on October 12th in San Luis Potosi Mexico, simultaneously the Grand Opening of its new plant and the first stone of the second step expansion that will increase the plant size from 5000 to 11500 square meters.

The Grand Opening took place in the plant itself, located in the Millennium Industrial Park in the city of San Luis Potosi, 4 hours drive North of Mexico city on the main highway going to the USA.

The following people attended the ceremony:

  • Mr. Gustavo Puente Orozco, Secretary of Economic Development in the State of San Luis Potosi.
  • Mr. Philippe Royer, CEO of Metalor.
  • Mr. Philippe Bayeux, President of the Electrotechnics Business Group.
  • Mr. Reyes Soberanis, President of the National Union of Workers in the Metal Industry.

This expansion will enable Metalor to be fully vertically integrated in Mexico for the production of Electrical contacts. From the powder mixing operation to the assembly of complex products, Metalor Mexico will be in a position to propose to its customers its full range of products locally made in Mexico. Its satisfies as well the growing requests from North American customers to source more parts out of Mexico.

"We are proud to make this announcement, because in such a short period of time, the expansion project is needed to meet the demand of our products, thanks to the commitment and hard work of Metalor team, the trust of our customers and the Headquarters support", said Luis Antonio Perez, ET BU Mexico General Manager.

The plant uses the latest technology in electroplating and highly specialized equipment for brazing and welding, in full compliance with safety and international environmental standards.

Metalor Mexico new plan inaugural

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