The new facility will be able to serve the North and Latin American growth markets as well as contribute to the significant increase of the company’s competitiveness.
The Nordex Group, Germany-based company that is a notable name in the wind turbines industry, recently announced that it will be producing wind turbine rotor blades in Mexico.
According to an official press release, the company will be setting up a production facility in Matamoros in Tamaulipas in Mexico where it would be manufacturing rotor blades that will have the annual capacity of more than 1 GW and would be made available across local and global markets.
José Luis Blanco, CEO of the Nordex Group has been reported to say that the plant at Matamoros is being set up in response to the sharp rise in global demand for Nordex products. He added that the company plans to manufacture its rotor blades in addition to rotor blade production facilities that are already existent in different regions. The new facility will be able to serve the North and Latin American growth markets as well as contribute to the significant increase of the company’s competitiveness.
Gov. Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca of Tamaulipas has been reported to say that Nordex’s confidence in Tamaulipas has been clearly expressed in its decision to build its production facility in Matamoros. He said that the state is committed to supporting and guiding the companies that are coming to expand in the state.
The production hall which is in the process of construction, is being equipped with up-to-date production molds. It is estimated by Nordex that at full capacity, 900 direct and indirect local jobs will be created by the plant.
For the record, the Nordex Group has installed wind turbines in over 40 markets and is estimated to generate nearly 25 GW of wind energy capacity. In 2017 the total revenue generated by the company was approximately €3.1 billion. The company has manufacturing facilities in Germany, Brazil, Spain, India and the United States and employs over 5000 people.