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Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico

Information collected from media reports over the last month:

  • Recycling: Mexican beverage bottler and retail group Fomento Económico Mexicano (FEMSA) inaugurated a US$1 million recycling plant in the central state of Querétaro, local media reported. The facility will be used to break down obsolete refrigeration equipment to re-use components as well as dispose of materials in an environmentally responsible manner. (El Mexicano, November 28, 2019)
  • Ports: British-owned port developer Caxxor reported plans to invest approximately US$230 million in expansions at the Port of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico. The initiative is part of a larger US$944 million program that includes dock and warehousing upgrades to Puerto Chiapas and a gas storage terminal at the port of Soto la Marina, according to local media. (Transporte.mx, November 19, 2019)
  • Manufacturing: U.S. generator manufacturer Generac Power Systems will establish a new production facility in the central state of Hidalgo, the company reported. The US$31 million plant is planned to produce diesel and gasoline powered mobile electricity generators. (El Financiero, November 25, 2019)
  • Renewable energy: Mexican energy infrastructure developer Natco energy announced it will build three wind farms and one solar generation park over the next two years. Investment of approximately US$634 million will support construction of 508 MW of new generation capacity at sites in the states of Nuevo León and Guanajuato. (Reforma, November 20, 2019)
  • Medical devices: German medical device manufacturer B Braun established a new distribution center in the central State of Mexico, the company reported. The US$5.6 million site is planned to improve shipping of osteosynthesis instruments produced at the company’s plant in the city of Toluca. (Reforma, November 21, 2019) Continue reading Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico

Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico

Information collected from media reports over the last month:

  • Automotive: Swiss machinery manufacturer Komax inaugurated a manufacturing plant in the central state of Guanajuato. The US$5 million facility is planned to produce electromechanic systems and equipment used to test wire harnesses for the automotive industry. (Reforma, November 30, 2017)
  • Manufacturing: U.S.-based multinationals Flex and Nike inaugurated a wearable electronics manufacturing plant in the western state of Jalisco. The US$105 million complex includes its own electricity co-generation plant. (Milenio, November 29, 2017)
  • Wind power: Italian renewable energy developer Enel Green Power plans to build four wind power plants in Mexico, the company reported. Projected investment of US$700 million includes construction of approximately 593 Mw of generation capacity in the northern states of Coahuila and Nuevo León. (El Financiero, November 24, 2017)
  • Brewing: Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, subsidiary of Belgium-based brewing multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev, announced plans to build a new beer brewery in the central state of Hidalgo. The US$737 million site is planned to have initial annual production capacity of 12 million hectoliters. (Reforma, November 24, 2017)
  • Retail: Mexican grocery and general merchandise retailer La Comer opened a new store under its upscale City Market format in the western city of Guadalajara. The US$10.5 million sales location features a wide selection of imported gourmet products. (El Financiero, November 23, 2017) Continue reading Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico

Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico

Information collected from media reports over the past month:

  • Manufacturing: Spanish appliance manufacturer Fagor will invest US$3.5 million to expand capacity at its production plant in the central state of San Luís Potosí.  The project is aimed at boosting output of products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, ovens and other kitchen equipment. (Mexican Business Web, August 27, 2012)
  • Logistics: Mexican rail operator Ferrocarril Mexicano (Ferromex) plans investment of approximately US$2.3 billion over the next five years to upgrade infrastructure to meet projected growth in demand for rail service.  Resources will be used to expand and improve track and freight terminals to handle expected demand growth from the automotive and mining sectors. (El Economista, August 26, 2012)
  • Building materials: U.S. ceramic flooring manufacturer Daltile opened a new production facility in the central state of Guanajuato.  The US$65 million site becomes the company’s eighth manufacturing location in the country. (El Economista, September 4, 2012)
  • Security: Brink’s Panamericano de México, Mexican affiliate of U.S. secure transport firm Brink’s, is projecting investment of US$30 million over the next three years for upgrades and expansion.  Plans include upgraded armored trucks and equipment, technology enhancements and training for personnel. (Mexican Business Web, September 7, 2012)
  • Electronics: U.S. contract manufacturer Sigmatron inaugurated a new production facility in the northern state of Tijuana.  The US$2 million plant will produce electronic components for the medical, automotive and electronics industries. (Periódico Industrial Siglo XXI, September 11, 2012) Continue reading Recent and upcoming investment in Mexico