SAF-Holland breaks ground on Piedras Negras plant

A group of people shoveling dirt on a building site.
From left, Aldo Ramon, president of assets management for Amistad; Abel Ayala, director of the Economic Development Council; Claudio Ramon, president of global development for Amistad; Alex Geis, CEO, SAF-Holland; Rene Ramirez, director of economic development; Mike Perez, SAF-Holland managing director for Mexico and Latin America; and Hugo Pedro, SAF-Holland Piedras Negras plant manager.

SAF-Holland broke ground on a new plant in Piedras Negras, Mexico, on March 8. 

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The plant will focus on Holland fifth wheels and other products for the U.S. and Mexico markets. The 158,000-square-foot facility with state-of-the-art robotic welding equipment will open in August. The first phase of the plant will employ 150 people. 

"This investment allows us to better meet customer demand, delivering our fifth wheels more quickly to tractor manufacturers, dealers and customers," says President Kent Jones, SAF-Holland Americas. "The additional manufacturing space not only enables us to serve our customers better but provides for future growth." 

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