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SLP delivers land to BMW for new assembly plant

Karla Salinas | 24.07.2014

The San Luis Potosi Government and BMW Group executed an agreement for the delivery of land for the construction of the new BMW assembly plant.

The San Luis Potosi Government and BMW Group executed an agreement for the delivery of land for the construction of the new BMW assembly plant.

In a press conference, Ludwing Wilisch, President of BMW North America, explained that one of their tasks is fostering manufacturing in the Americas, where they will set the bases for their growth in the medium term. “The US$1 billion investment in this project will help foster BMW manufacturing in the Americas, adding to this investment the expansion works in South Carolina, USA and a new factory in Brazil”, he said.

The new plant will start operating in 2019 and will generate 1,500 jobs, most of them for local people.

Source: maquilaportal.com

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