General planning project | CBP Fraunhofer Research Centre
Mexiko has become the most important automotive production location in North America GM has invested about three billion dollars in Mexiko since 2007 and owns now three plants there, while Ford and Chryler each own two. The German carmakers, above all the Volkswagen Group, are strongly represented in Mexiko and bringing in auto-parts manufacturers (if not already there).
BHTC, Behr-HellaThermocontrol GmbH, joint venture of Behr GmbH & Co. KG and Hella KGaA Hueck & Co will set up a new factory near Querétaro with planning support by Scherr+Klimke.
Start of construction for the technical complex building (manufacturing of car climate control systems) is scheduled to begin in early March 2015 and to begin production in 2016.
Markus Sailer to become additional member of the Board of Management
Dr. Wolfgang Klimke will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Management
The countries of Northern Africa, due to their geographical proximity to Europe, have been important partners of the german industry for many years. However, the remarkable economic growth achieved in the past years created only a few new jobs in the region. Unemployment especially among young people, is a big problem. Many states are looking therefore for possibilities to establish their own production facilities in order to reduce the export quota and create new jobs.