Continental México opens its new plant in Aguascalientes


The Continental technology company began operations on October 28th, at its new plant in Mexico, which will help continue to improve the company’s significant presence in our country, which now has 20 locations that include both manufacturing plants and Research and Development Centers.

By choosing Aguascalientes, Continental will be increasing the production of electronic components for the world market with an investment of more than 52 million euros and the potential creation of 1,000 new jobs in the next 5 years. This new Plant will focus its production on Telematic Control Units, Electronic Control Modules, Door Control Systems, Power Closure Modules, and Comfort Seating Systems.

With a vision for the future, this plant has two pillars: 

Sustainability: The construction met strict requirements and standards to ensure that the energy in its buildings can be used in the most efficient way. The plant currently has LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) which is an international recognition for sustainable buildings created by the United States Green Building Council.

Industry 4.0: The plant has a flexible design and layout that allows the adaptation of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for the transport of materials to the production plant, an automatic intelligent warehouse management system, and a computerized maintenance management system.

In addition to the above, the workspaces will be open, collaborative, and prone to coexistence, which encourages creativity and the exchange of ideas in a work environment that promotes our corporate values ​​(Passion for Winning, Trust, Freedom to Act, One for the Other). 

“All the personnel of this new plant will be able, as in all Continental locations in Mexico, to make use of flexible work measures (hybrid work, reduced hours, and sabbatical periods), as well as the personnel of the Continental Aguascalientes Plant. will have access to competitive and disruptive benefit plans, as well as the more than 20,000 employees that Continental already has in Mexico, making Continental Aguascalientes the most attractive and progressive place to work in the region “, stated Ina Seterbakken, General Director of the Aguascalientes Plant.

“We chose Aguascalientes for its excellent geographical location, economic and security conditions, but above all because the state and the region have what is necessary to cover the personnel requirements that a high-tech plant like this needs. We are here. convinced of the talent of the region to start a success story for Continental and for Aguascalientes “, Seterbakken continued.

“The presence of a company like Continental is of the utmost importance for our State, the creation of these high-value job sources, help the well-being of the inhabitants of the region, we appreciate the trust that Continental had in Aguascalientes to carry out this important project ”, commented CP Martín Orozco Sandoval, Governor of the State of Aguascalientes.

The plant, located in the FINSA Industrial Park in the south of the city, has a total area of ​​24,000 m2 of which 7,000 m2 will be production areas and 4,000 m2 will be for storage.

Source: Portal Automotriz

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