With an investment of 170 million dollars and the generation of 1,024 jobs, the Metalsa company laid the first stone of a new plant in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, in order to supply the Toyota assembly plant. It will manufacture chassis for the Tacoma truck that is built at the plant in Guanajuato and Baja California.
This factory will be located within the supply complex of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Guanajuato, it is part of the conglomerate of companies that settle in the area to serve as Tier1 suppliers.
This plant is part of the automotive metal auto parts division and is the only one located outside the North of the country.
In a 63,015-square-meter plot of land, Metalsa will manufacture a volume of 270,000 chassis units per year and will start production in November 2023.
Juan Francisco García, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Guanajuato, stated that one of the main objectives upon arriving in this region was to promote economic development and create sources of employment, as active members of the community.
“Metalsa remains committed to our alliance and seeks competitiveness in the business, an example of this is the construction of this plant. They have demonstrated their commitment to technological innovation and optimization of industrial processes”, he commented.
He highlighted the quality of the labor force in the region and the impact of the employment opportunities that will be generated around the providers that are about to arrive in the area.
SOURCE: Mexico Industry