NUEVO LEON – The state of Nuevo León, Mexico hosted the ALUMÉXICO Summit & Expo 2023, attended by businessmen, academics and students from the aluminum industry to share new technologies, market trends, perspectives and business expectations.
The convention was inaugurated by Governor Samuel García Sepúlveda, who highlighted the importance of the event for the economic development of Nuevo León, the region and the country.
Accompanied by Eugenio Clariond Rangel, President of the Mexican Aluminum Institute, AC (IMEDAL), organizer of the event, and Jose Antonio Abugaber Andonie, President of CONCAMIN, the Governor swore in the new Board of the Institute.
During his participation, García Sepúlveda highlighted that it was the aluminum industry “the common thread” for Tesla’s arrival in Nuevo León, recalling that the Gigafactory uses this metal, as well as many of the industries in the state.
“Nuevo León is really living a moment of great power, today Nuevo León is hosting the largest electromobility events, technology events, SME events, trade events, bilateral events between the United States and Mexico,” said García.
The forum has been held for 30 years and includes 19 international panels, with the participation of the most representative businessmen of the aluminum industry, making it the most important event in the industry, organized by the Mexican Institute of Aluminum, AC (IMEDAL), which this year celebrates half a century of existence.
The Institute is an experienced spokesperson in foreign trade issues, training, consulting, including its intervention in free trade agreements such as T-MEC, Ecuador, TPP, among others, acting as a consulting and liaison body with the public sector.
ALUMÉXICO Summit & Expo 2023 will feature high-level conferences related to innovation, market trends, as well as opportunities and challenges for the aluminum industry in the coming years.
Some of the leading companies are Nemak, Cuprum, Grupo Xignux (Viakable), Heineken, ABC Aluminio, Arzyz, Grupo Valsa, Riisa, Grupo Bocar, Almexa, Grupo Vasconia, Grupo Aluminio de Occidente (GAO), Grupo GIM (Peasa autoparts), DeAcero, Prominox, Azinsa, among others.