Boeing seeks to open new plant in Chihuahua

Category: News
Published: 2015-04-28

Boeing is currently studying the feasibility to have a new aerospace components factory set up in Chihuahua, where 1,000 people would be employed. Cesar Duarte, Chihuahua´s Governor, met with the Company´s executives to discuss the opportunities and advantages this state’s aerospace cluster offers.

According to Mr. Duarte, if negotiations result as expected, the new Boeing plant would be installed in Ciudad Juarez, to expand its portfolio of aircraft components made in this state. The Aerospace industry in Mexico recorded growth rates of 15% per year and Chihuahua is a leader in this sector with 25 companies operating across the State, which generate 11,000 jobs, with annual exports estimated at US$750 million.

Source: T21