TEPEJI, Mexico—Beaver Manufacturing Co. Inc., a supplier of technical fiber reinforcements for hoses in North America, opened a new plant in Mexico.
Based in Tepeji, the plant expands the company's global presence and increases its converting capacity of meta- and para-aramid, rayon and polyester products that support automotive, oil and gas and other industrial applications in Mexico and South America, according to a company release.
The headquarters and main facility in Mansfield will continue to operate in its full capacity. The addition of the new Mexico plant will complement operations at the main facility without disruption and help the company efficiently handle projections for growth, Beaver said.
The new plant will be in a prime location for expanding the company's aramid product market, with major growth projected in Mexico and South America for the automotive and oil and gas industries, Mike Dubin, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Beaver, said in a statement.
The new plant will be headed by General Manager Enrique Quirarte, who has 13 years of experience in sales and marketing. He has managed sales force teams in Mexico and South America, and has specialized in working in the aramid market.