BIC invests US$70 million in Coahuila
RAMOS ARIZPE, COAH – BIC, a global leader in stationery, lighters, and rakes, has announced plans to expand its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila. The expansion will require an investment of $70 million and will create 700 jobs.
“The expansion announcements fill me with pride because it is the ratification of the confidence that companies have in Coahuila and Mexico,” said Coahuila Governor Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís at the event.
The state’s governor, Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, has expressed pride in the expansion and noted that this is the second company this year to open, announce its arrival or expansion in the state.
He also mentioned that next week, he will announce two more companies arriving or expanding in the state, one in the Southeast Region and another in the North Region.
The governor emphasized that the average number of company investment or expansion announcements is three to four per month, which speaks to the competitiveness of the state and the confidence it generates in investors.
He also highlighted the good security indicators that Coahuila has, being one of the safest states in the country.