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Outlook for the Mexican Auto Industry

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

George Magliano, senior principal economist at IHS Global Insight, recently sat down with The Offshore Group to discuss prospects related to automotive manufacturing in Mexico for 2012. According to Magliano, "Mexico is becoming a magnet for supplier investment. This is due to announcements of sizable investment in the country in new production platforms over the last year by large automotive-industry OEM's such as Nissan, Mazda, BMW, Volkswagen and General Motors."

Those interested in hearing the full discussion regarding automotive manufacturing in Mexico and predictions for 2012 can listen to the full podcast here.

Friend Minster on Facebook

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Minster Machine Company has gone social—it’s inviting metalformers to “like” it’s new Facebook page and join the conversation. Minster will use the page to promote special events, new- and more. product introductions

Hydro Aluminum Expands, and Launches Website Dedicated to Al Fab

Monday, January 30, 2012
Extruded-aluminum suppler Hydro Aluminum, Linthicum, MD, has added technical specialists in St. Augustine, FL, Phoenix, AZ and Guaymas, Mexico, to provide customers with project-management services. They’ll help guide customers through extrusion, fabrication, assembly and finishing tasks, with the goal of condensing design and production times and improving product quality. In addition, the firm launched a resource-rich website dedicated to aluminum fabrication. It houses information on cutting and drilling; bending and forming; machining and punching; and welding and



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