Nova Steel inaugurates new plant in Coahuila
COAHUILA – Nova Steel de México, a Canadian manufacturer of steel components for industry, launched its third factory in Coahuila state, situated in the Santa María Industrial Park. The new plant required a $37 million investment and has generated 80 new job positions.
The minister of Economy of Coahuila, Claudio Bres Garza, together with the state Labor Secretary, Nazira Zogbi Castro, the Mayor of Ramos Arizpe, José María Morales Padilla, and the general manager of the plant, Mauricio Campos, started up the company’s operations.
Before the Consul General of Canada, Sandra Shaddick, the state public servant put into operation the new company of the consortium that since its installation in Coahuila has global investments for US$85 million, with a workforce of about 350 workers.
“Nova Steel has bet on Coahuila, on Ramos Arizpe, on skilled labor, on safety… and we recognize their willingness to choose Coahuila as their place to continue growing,” said Bres Garza.
Garza stated that the corporation has a presence in the automotive, farming, animal husbandry, and railway industries, and by October, it will venture into producing contemporary steel conduit systems.
The Plant’s CEO, Mauricio Campos, revealed plans to transform the factory into a Technological Innovation Center for its United States and Canada facilities. Coahuila’s Economy Minister emphasized the region’s commitment to providing academic training for future industry professionals.
Campos clarified that the enterprise produces steel for numerous economic sectors, from manufacturing to fabricating original equipment for automobiles, trains, and tractors. He also mentioned that Plant 3 commenced operations on a 16,000 square meter area, which can potentially double to enhance production capacity.
“In addition, we intend to create a Technology Development Center to provide solutions to other factories in the United States and Canada,” he said.