May 3, 2012
-- The agreement includes the contracting of a state-of-the art, 35,000sq ft manufacturing facility located in Zacatecas within Entrada’s industrial park, in addition to the full support of Entrada’s shared services center, which handles HR and recruitment, payroll, finance, transport and logistics, IT and more.
Meggitt Senior Vice President of Operations, Tank Williams, says of the announcement:
“Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems is pleased to announce our continued strategic business relationship with Entrada Group in Fresnillo. Since the inception, Meggitt has realized outstanding results with the support of the employees and Entrada Group; together playing an integral role in achieving and maintaining the highest quality output, ISO 9000 certification, and meeting our business objectives.”
Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems produces and supplies aircraft braking systems to a diverse range of customers, to include airline operators, aircraft constructors, private aircraft owners and charter operators, governments and military operations, distributors and repair stations. Due to the high quality of the braking systems currently being machined at the Zacatecas location, Meggitt has made the strategic decision to maintain this facility in addition to their Querétaro manufacturing location.
Entrada Group is a US company based in Austin, Texas, and Zacatecas, Mexico. It partners with its international clients to help them quickly and competently establish an offshore, low cost manufacturing operation in Mexico that the clients fully control and Entrada wholly supports.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Entrada Group is a leading manufacturing shelter operator. It partners with international manufacturers seeking to enhance their competitiveness in the global market by swiftly and easily establishing a low-cost production facility in Mexico and the Americas to serve North American markets. On behalf of the manufacturer, Entrada Group oversees the legal and practical requirements of setting up operations in the host country and provides ongoing production support services, which leaves the client free to focus on its key competency: manufacturing.