GUANAJUATO IS SEEKING IN JAPAN INVESTMENTS ZACATECAS WILL TRAIN ENGINEERS FOR THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY MORE NIPPON COMPANIES ARE ARRIVING PETROFAC WILL INJECT $500 MILLION IN WELLS IN TABASCO CAMPECHE AND VERACRUZ STATES WITH MORE INVESTMENT
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GUANAJUATO IS SEEKING IN JAPAN INVESTMENTS
On tour in Tokyo, Japan, the governor of Guanajuato, Juan Manuel Oliva, had talked to about four Japanese companies Honda providers interested in investing in the state and will meet with suppliers of Mazda. According to a press release, there is a potential total interest of 15 companies to establish in Guanajuato.Governor Oliva Ramirez said that the current investment promotion tour in Japan is the largest in the six years since the potential and committed capital exceeds of $2 billion dollars, and could generate 12,000 jobs in the coming years. With the commitment investment of Honda and Mazda, now total $1.3 billion dollars, plus potential interest from 15 other Japanese companies supplying the automotiveindustry who are considering establishing in Guanajuato. To this will join the approach that the Guanajuato mission will hold with other companies in the Mazda’s Supplier Seminar to be held in Hiroshima in the following days.
ZACATECAS WILL TRAIN ENGINEERS FOR THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY
The aviation industry has grown 20% in Mexico over the past five years, attracting investment from companies suchas Bombardier, General Electric and Textron, as well as major aircraft manufacturers in the world: Boeing and Airbus. However, shortage of skilled engineers and trained personnel was restricting industry growing. To remedy this situation, The Everest Group installed an Aerospace Center to encourage the arrival of investments and the creation of good paying jobs in a state that historically hadbeen characterized by the migration of its population to the U.S. According to Patrick Rider, president of the company, this center that began to be conceived since 2009 and which required an investment of $10 million dollars will allow that in Zacatecas world class technicians are trained in three technologies highly complex and specialized: aerospace machined, aerospace composite and aerospacemanufacturing. ProMexico information indicates that in Mexico more than 190 companies within the aerospace industry employ nearly 30,000 workers. These companies seek to replicate the success of the automotive and electrical-electronics industries. The agency stresses that every year approximately 90,000 graduate students in engineering and technology. The country has more than 750,000 engineeringstudents and 900 graduate programs related to these topics. In Mexico it is possible to save over 30% in operating costs compared to current industry leaders, reports a study by KPMG.' To participate in the aerospace market should prepare international certifications eTOM, AS9100, Nadcap and the automotive field in TS 16949,' said Norberto Rodriguez, academic from Tecnologico de Monterrey, CampusQueretaro, the main engine of the aerospace industry in Mexico. Installation of the Centre in Zacatecas, which can train up to 125 students per period, is not fortuitous, since it was linked to the installation of the company Triumph Group, which manufactures aerospace parts for airplanes and helicopters with an investment of over $ 200 million dollars and the creation of 200 jobs. Triumph Group isan anchor firm for the generation of the aerospace industry. Companies like Avcort aero parts maker already show interest in this state and its investments may range from $25 to $50 million dollars, he said. The opening of a center such as the one of Zacatecas allows education by providing programs that are considered educational jewels, only in Canada, have taken more than 20 years to be...