TROY, Mich. -- Truck components manufacturer
ArvinMeritor says it will open a new Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS)
facility in Monterrey, Mexico.
This new facility -- which will include approximately 400,000 square
feet of manufacturing and office space -- will provide additional
capacity for the company’s axle and brake assembly operations and
component manufacturing.??Start of production is scheduled for May
2008.??Reinhardt added, “We have worked closely with government
officials in the state of Nuevo Leon to expeditiously plan and launch
this facility so that we are operational prior to the anticipated
upturn in the North American markets.
ArvinMeritor’s additional operations in Mexico include a wheels
facility in San Luis Potosi, a roof and door module facility in Puebla,
a ride Control Aftermarket facility in Queretaro, and a commercial
vehicle aftermarket warehouse in Escobedo.
Meanwhile, the company also announced the appointment of Art Waldowski
as vice president of Purchasing. Waldowski will be responsible for
leading the global purchasing team and implementing the worldwide
procurement strategy for CVS. Courtesy of Today's Trucking