Trelleborg opens sealing profiles manufacturing facility in Mexico
Trelleborg has opened a facility in Querétaro, Mexico, to manufacture sealing profiles, such as control cable protector tubes and other critical automotive sealing components. The site covers a total of 1,250 m². According to Trelleborg, the state-of-the-art facility will serve the needs of the company’s existing and future tier one customers within the automotive industry. The investment is part of Trelleborg’s continued long-term strategy to invest in markets with favourable growth potential.
Hector Angeles, Manager of the manufacturing facility in Mexico, comment: “The Mexican facility will serve customers both near and far. The intention is to develop a Central American automotive hub that will service both North and South America. Querétaro was carefully selected for our manufacturing site as it is one of the fastest growing automotive clusters in Mexico.”
Trelleborg has a number of facilities and sales offices in Mexico; in Aguascalientes, Monterrey, Mexico City, Querétaro, Silao, and Tijuana. The facilities develop and manufacture a broad range of Trelleborg’s engineered products and solutions based on polymer technology. Trelleborg has about 500 employees in Mexico and sales in 2017 amounted to about SEK 317 million (~ USD 38.51 million).