HARTING Mexico Manufacturing Inaugurates New Building to Accommodate Significant Growth and Support HARTING’s In-the-Region, For-the-Region Strategy
October 2022, Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico – HARTING Mexico Manufacturing announced the expansion of it's manufacturing facility with an inaugural ribbon-cutting event. HARTING Technology Group COO Andreas Conrad, HARTING Americas CEO Jon DeSouza, and HARTING Americas COO Florian Stuetzel hosted the ceremony on behalf of the global company.
The event also included a virtual address from HARTING Technology Group's Chairman of the Board, Philip Harting. "With this new facility, we are well-positioned for the future," Harting said, "When we look at the future, we take a long-term perspective. We consider not only the company in Mexico and our global active technology group but the future of generations to come. The facility was designed to reduce our carbon footprint and CO2 emissions. The new production facility meets state-of-the-art standards and is fully geared to energy efficiency."
Joining the ceremony were several politicians from the state and local governments, including Guanajuato Governor Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; Secretary of Sustainable Economic Development Ramón Alfaro Gómez; and Silao Mayor Carlos Garcia Villaseñor.
"The company is focused on the future," said Governor Vallejo in an inauguration speech congratulating the company, "They are aligned with what Guanajauto is looking for, and Guanajuato is aligned with what HARTING is looking for. It is a great pleasure to witness this company's second stage of evolution."
HARTING opened its first plant in Guanajuato in 2016 in a 1200 sqm facility with 143 employees. In less than six years, the company outgrew the facility. The new building offers 4300 sqm of manufacturing and warehousing space with an additional 3000 sqm reserved for future growth.
HARTING Mexico Manufacturing is critical to HARTING's in-the-region, for-the-region strategy. It will continue to focus on supplying world-class connectivity solutions for key vertical markets, including machinery, data centers, e-Mobility, and semiconductor manufacturing. The new plant is strategically located only a few miles from the Guanajuato International Airport to ensure quick and reliable customer shipments throughout the Americas.
The HARTING Technology Group is one of the world's leading providers of industrial connection technology for the three lifelines of Data, Signal and Power and has 14 production plants and 44 sales companies. Moreover, the company also produces retail checkout systems, electromagnetic actuators for automotive and industrial series use, charging equipment for electric vehicles, as well as hardware and software for customers and applications in automation technology, mechanical and plant engineering, robotics and transportation engineering. In the 2020/2021 business year, some 5,500 employees generated sales of $956 million.