HEXPOL believes in Mexico. Since opening our Mexican operations in 2000, we continue to grow with our customers, investing in added capacity with best in class equipment and technology.
Today, automotive is a leading industry in Mexico. There are currently 16 auto plants in Mexico's automotive production corridor. HEXPOL's two plants in Mexico are strategically located in the corridor to serve these plants and provide excellent logistics for timely product delivery.
And, HEXPOL has the most skilled rubber mixing team in Mexico. Our customers take advantage of our production flexibility, reliable raw material supplies, advanced technical support, and access to our rubber compounding specialists.
Leveraging our global presence, HEXPOL brings our NAFTA capabilities to Mexico's automotive production corridor. With two plants in Mexico – Aguascalientes and Santa Rosa Queretaro – HEXPOL partners with major auto manufactures and suppliers in the corridor by providing personalized service, premium quality products, and unparalleled technical support.
Aguascalientes and Queretaro – These award-winning facilities (HEXPOL Compounding Plant of the Year and Runner Up, respectively), feature:
• Automated mixer control and integrated lab data
• In-line quality control
• Dense, molding, sponge compounds
• In-line/off-line straining/pelletizing
• Automated packing
• Speed and flexibility to respond to changing customer requirements
• ISO 9001/2000 and ISO 14001 Certifications
Both of these in Mexican facilities provide quality rubber compounds that optimize manufacturing costs. Partnering with HEXPOL enables customers to improve their company's working capital position because they won't have to finance raw materials; secure capital for mixing equipment, maintenance, and repair; and other associated costs with mixing rubber.