State-of-the-art molding, painting and assembly operation
AURORA, ON, May 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. announces the grand opening of Magna Exteriors Queretaro, a newly constructed facility in Queretaro, Mexico, for manufacturing automotive exterior products. Company officials were joined by Queretaro Governor Francisco Dominguez Servien and other members of local, state and federal government to celebrate the occasion.
The 290,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art injection molding and robotic paint line facility will employ approximately 600 people and will supply global automakers with molded and painted parts such as fascias, bumpers and rocker panels.
"On behalf of Magna, I want to thank the city and state of Queretaro for their ongoing support and collaboration on this project," said Magna Exteriors President Grahame Burrow. "They have helped make it possible for us to come here and establish this first-class team and world-class operation, and we are excited for the opportunity to support our customers from this new facility."
Magna established its first Mexico facility in Puebla in 1991. Today Magna has 30 manufacturing facilities, one engineering & product development centre, and almost 25,000 employees in Mexico.
We are a leading global automotive supplier with 306 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries. We have over 147,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative products and processes, and World Class Manufacturing. These figures include manufacturing operations, product development, engineering and sales centres and employees in equity accounted operations. Our product capabilities include producing body, chassis, exterior, seating, powertrain, electronic, vision, closure and roof systems and modules, as well as complete vehicle engineering and contract manufacturing. Our common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MG) and the New York Stock Exchange (MGA). For further information about Magna, visit our website at www.magna.com.
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