Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, continues to grow in Mexico, this time with the announcement of a new warehouse at its production plant located in the state of Tlaxcala.
The Acumanala Plant focuses on manufacturing materials and finished products that provide protection for electrical installations in homes and factories. The expansion of this plant is primarily aimed at meeting the growing demand from the company’s business partners in the Mexican and North American markets.
“We are confident that by incorporating the innovations presented today, together with the talents of our partners, we move forward in our aim to fuel the growth of the industries of the future, which combine electrical and digital to reap maximum benefits . Their energy and resources, make them more efficient and sustainable”, commented Jesus Carmona, President and General Director of Schneider Electric in Mexico and Central America, on the opening of the plant.
The production lines installed at the Acuamanala Plant (Tlaxcala) have a world-class architecture, which together with qualified labor will ensure the efficiency of the final production of Schneider Electric products.
Mexico, an important pole of development
With 77 years in the Mexican market, Schneider Electric continues to bet on and support its commitment to Mexico. With the opening of this plant, approximately 700 formal jobs are expected, bringing the total to over 2,500 in the state of Tlaxcala.
As commented by José Díaz, manager of the Tlaxcala plant, the state was chosen for various aspects such as its technological competitiveness; economic, industrial and labor conditions; But, above all, because of the certainty that this state has given to investments.
“This expansion is a milestone in our strategy that seeks to match our internal strengths with the opportunities that the environment offers us. Our growth in Tlaxcala will only This is possible thanks to the government that has been with us through its various government agencies.”
Sustainability, a job for all
Jesus Carmona also spoke about the importance of creating concrete solutions for our clients in terms of sustainability. With 180 years of presence in the world, Schneider Electric has dedicated all its efforts to manufacturing products and solutions for safe energy consumption.
“We believe that we are all together facing the main problem of our generation, which is climate change, but we in Mexico also have a responsibility to participate in achieving that goal and mitigating that problem. This expansion at this stage is very important because without the products made here, we cannot provide those solid solutions to our customers, our children and other generations”, explained the President and General Director of Schneider Electric in Mexico and Central America .
As part of this expansion, Carmona also revealed that electricity consumption will be digitized and measured in real time within the plant in order to reduce energy consumption and achieve zero impact on the carbon footprint.
Tlaxcala State Governor Lorena Cuellar was among the guests at the opening of the plant, and she expressed her deep happiness to be a part of Schneider Electric’s expansion.
“For me, the important thing in terms of economic development is to attract large companies to Tlaxcala and provide security. I will continue to visit as many companies as they invite me to ensure that their Will have the company of his governor and to let the associates of this great company know that I will always work to provide you with the best possible location,” said Cuellar.
The expansion is part of 1,300 million pesos the company will invest throughout 2023 with the intention of consolidating Mexico as one of the region’s most strategic markets, and adds projects in locations such as Nuevo León, Tijuana and Mexico City.
Among Schneider Electric’s upcoming projects in Mexico, it is intended to add a second vessel to the Acumenala plant (Tlaxcala), which they expect to begin operations during the first quarter of 2024.