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Honeywell Aerospace Opens new Manufacturing Plant in Mexicali, Mexico
Honeywell Opens a new manufacturing plant in Mexicali, Mexico. This will create 250 new jobs. The event occurs during a historical year for the company, as it celebrates its first 100 years in the aviation industry.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company leader in the manufacturing of various technologies, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; controlling technologies for construction, home & industry; turbochargers;
This construction project is a demonstration of commitment from Honeywell to continue having a long term presence in Mexico, said Luis Sanchez, president of Honeywell Mexico. During the ceremony, he mentioned that “Mexico and the Mexicali campus are essential elements in the manufacturing strategy of Honeywell Aerospace.” “We are extremely proud of the work of our employees in Mexicali, which is contributing to the safety and efficiency of commercial flights worldwide.”
The new manufacturing plant (known as Plant II) is an extension of the first plant of Mexicali Aerospace, founded in 1979. Currently, Honeywell Aerospace Mexicali has 2,000 employees within its campus, with an expected growth of 2,200 in 2018.
President Luis Sanchez added that “Baja California and Honeywell have forged a strong partnership with benefits to both parties, which has contributed to the growth of our presence in the state.” Additionally, we have found that Mexicali offers a wide range of benefits for a company like ours, including access to a motivated and skillful work force, and a strong educational infrastructure that includes various highly qualified universities. These were the factors that convinced us to expand operations here.”
The celebration of the opening of this new plant occurs during a historical year for Honeywell Aerospace, because the company celebrates its 100 years in the aviation industry, as well as its 35th anniversary of presence in the aerospace industry in Mexico (which was one of the first international manufacturing operations for Honeywell).