Monday, March 27, 2023

Road and electrical infrastructure are critical to the utility of Tesla’s upcoming: Alfa and Ternium.

Monterrey, NL Nemak and Ternium, Nuevo Leon companies that have been suppliers to Tesla in other projects, are ready to participate in the supply of the giant plant that will be installed in Santa Catarina. They agree by adapting the road and electrical infrastructure to handle the needs of the energy that will come.

Armando Garza Sada, president of the board of Alfa, said that Nemak worked before Tesla in the production of structural parts, and “we hope that now, we worked before, we made the components of the device.”

“What are the resources to migrate, today in China, to be brought closer to the United States, the proportion of foreign investment is going to be much higher, we Mexicans are going to have one step, but a change of capital in the north. It is the country’s production, which today in China He was going to Mexico.

We need road and electrical infrastructure, to address the needs of the future industry, and to expand the production capacity of northern Mexico”, stressed Armando Garza Sada, at the end of the 79th General Assembly of the Ordinary of Caintra.

The president of the Alfa Council said that he could increase production at Nemak, as requested by the meeting of the Tesla company, “it depends on what is asked of us, the capacity of Nemak is very flexible, and it can produce different structural parts for the car, which will give stability to the body of the vehicle.”

Is it the coming of the waters of Thessaly? “No one. It is important, but not the waters (…) it should not be underestimated, what Ternium is more important in investing”, he answered emphatically.

On the one hand, Máximo Vedoya, president of the Council of the Chamber of Industrial Transformations of Nuevo Leon (Caintra), for the period 2023-2024, and CEO of Ternium, said to the press that this Tesla project requires manufacturing throughout Mexico; where SMEs can also be integrated into the suppliers of this manufacturing.

“I say, Tesla’s investment (5,000 million dollars) is very important, we are to be congratulated, everyone is to be congratulated because this investment is a change for everyone,” said Máximo Vedoya.

He said that the steel industry is prepared to supply this new gigafactory: “without a doubt we are the suppliers of Tesla; we hope that we will also be the suppliers of this plant”.

“As I said in my speech (in the swearing-in), I think that what is happening in Nuevo Leon and Mexico is very important, but the infrastructure is critical, here we have to solve the infrastructure problems and the energy problems; these two keys are taking advantage of this opportunity that is being opened to us ”, also highlighted the CEO of Ternium.

Now, Adrián Sada Cuevas, the former president of Caintra and CEO of Vitro, an automotive glass manufacturer, explained that the Monterrey company has developed technology for electric vehicles, through research and development (R&D), which they have carried out over the years. therefore “we are ready.”

The challenge he proposed “is to have energy in the authorities at the expense of the authorities, that is the challenge that we have to face with all the things that we see coming here.”


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