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Aerospace industry provides impulse to metal-mechanics sector

Karla Salinas | 05.05.2014

Metal-mechanics industry grew 4% in Mexico in 2013 and in 2014 it is expected to post an 8% increase, mainly due to growth by the aerospace industry in Queretaro, Marcela Ordaz, CEO, Fabtech, assured.

Metal-mechanics industry grew 4% in Mexico in 2013 and in 2014 it is expected to post an 8% increase, mainly due to growth by the aerospace industry in Queretaro, Marcela Ordaz, CEO, Fabtech, assured.

In an interview, Ms. Ordaz said that more and more aerospace companies from El Bajio Region are approaching Fabtech in order to get familiar with and acquire new technologies on smelting, welding, equipping and finishes in metal-mechanics industry.

The industrial promotion document “Map of Aerospace Industry in Mexico: A Domestic Flight Plan” shows that there are 34 companies in this sector at Queretaro, which export US$637 million through companies such as Bombardier, Safran Group, Eurocopter, Galnik among others, and further says that the sector has great potential thanks to the specializations in the area offered by colleges.

Source: maquilaportal.com

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