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Festo Adding Americas Production Capacity with New Plant in Mexico 

June 19, 2023

Festo Adding Americas Production Capacity with New Plant in Mexico
Festo has broken ground at a site in Monterey, Mexico for its first manufacturing plant in the Americas.

Festo is investing $100 million to build a plant in Monterrey, Mexico to reinforce supply chain resilience for key products used in the Americas. It highlights the company’s “Local for Local” philosophy to position it closer to specific markets with great growth potential. 

Construction has begun, with initial production slated for 2025. Once in operation, the plant will provide automation products and solutions for sectors in the Western Hemisphere such as automotive, mining, pharmaceuticals and electronics. 

The plant site is located in the renowned “Interpuerto Monterrey” industrial park, where other well-known international companies and customers also have manufacturing facilities. It’s located near the city’s airport as well as Festo Monterrey facilities, and is only 200 km from the US border. 

Monterrey is one of the most important industrial locations in Latin America with international universities and well-trained professionals. Festo is well-connected there with important customers as well as relationships with the technical universities. It also maintains a Festo Didactic training centre and sales office in the city.

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