Lear Corporation will inaugurate its mega-plant (35,000 square meters) at the Server Industrial Park, located in the Municipality of Arteaga, Coahuila, next February 16th, said Gilberto Martinez Calderon, General Minister of the Workers Union of the Industry and Trade.
Mr. Martinez added that the plant currently has 200 employees and will close this year with about 700 workers. It is expected that 1,200 jobs be created within the next 3 years. This plant produces the metal seats of the vehicles, which are sent later to a plant in the Municipality of Piedras Negras, in order to make the assembling and sewing of the seats. Minister Martinez informed that Lear Corporation generated 1,800 jobs in the Southern Region, with its plants located in Saltillo, Ramos Arizpe and Artega.