ARTEAGA, COAH – Phillips Industries has begun expanding its facility in the municipality of Arteaga, Coahuila. The project required him to invest US$35 million.
The US company focuses on the production of tractor trailers and harnesses for trailers, and the opening of the second plant will create over 1,600 formal jobs.
At his inauguration, Governor Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solis emphasized Coahuila’s competitiveness, particularly its skilled workforce of women and men.
“Today, I am grateful that Coahuila remains at the forefront. Above all, it promotes what is needed in terms of competitiveness, especially skilled workers who must continue to produce according to the world and global trends. It’s my commitment to continue.” Governor.
Bob Phillips, Chairman of the Board of Phillips, remembered the company’s beginnings and its slogans, ‘Make things better’ and ‘Make products that make a difference’, and thanked the authorities and all of the company’s collaborators. It continues to grow.
The company’s chief executive officer, Robert Phillips, stressed partnerships with the state government and the city of Arteaga to achieve expansion to 140,000 square meters, followed by manufacturing of all types of sensors and telematic access. emphasized.
Filiberto Coello, OEM president of Phillips in Mexico, said in a speech that the new expansion will reach 500,000 square feet and create 1,600 jobs by the end of 2023, with support provided by state governments. said. , labor stability and safety.