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Heroux Devtek completes Mexican manufacturing facility

Querétaro Aerospace park is already home to some of aerospace’s biggest players, including Bombardier


November 16, 2011
by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

QUERÉTARO, Mex.—Héroux-Devtek Inc. has announced the completion of its latest manufacturing facility in Querétaro Aerospace Park in Mexico.

Production at the 47,200 square-foot facility is expected to begin next month.

The Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products will invest $20 million over the next three years, including an expansion to manufacture and assemble aerostructure and landing gear systems.

Querétaro, with a population of more than 45 million people, is located about 200 kilometres north of Mexico City and has developed an aerospace cluster of more than 50 companies, such as Bombardier and General Electric Co.

The city is also home to the National Aerospace University of Querétaro, the first Mexican R&D center for the aerospace sector.