HARTING Technology Group opens plant in Mexico
Expansion in North and Central America / New Sales Office in Mexico City
“We specifically opted for Mexico because of the very good proximity to our customers here. In addition, we can optimally supply the North American market from this platform,” said HARTING Technology Group CEO Philip Harting, addressing numerous guests in Silao on the occasion of the plant’s opening.
HARTING perceives good growth potential in the region, particularly in the key markets of mechanical and plant engineering and transportation (rail). In addition, many renowned automotive manufacturers and suppliers have opened their own production plants in Mexico. “This country is of considerable importance in our long-term growth strategy,” as Philip Harting emphasized.
HARTING will use the Silao plant to manufacture overmoulded cables and cable harnesses. The connection to Guanajuato International Airport and a company-owned warehouse there will ensure rapid delivery from Silao direct to HARTING customers, and the Silao facility will meet the same standards for HARTING’s internationally recognised quality. The plant area covers approximately 1,200 square meters. Current plans envision the creation of some 200 new jobs in the skilled-trade area over the next five years.
HARTING AG & Co. KG
HARTING Technology Group is one of the world's leading providers of industrial connection technology for the three lifelines of "Power", "Signals" and "Data" and has 13 production plants and branches in 43 countries. In addition, the company also produces retail checkout systems, electromagnetic actuators for automotive and industrial series use, as well as hardware and software for customers and applications in automation technology, robotics and transportation engineering. In the 2014/15 business year, some 4,200 employees generated sales of EUR 567 million.