The Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Caintra) of New Lion ensured that the arrival of Teslacompany of magnate Elon Musk, to the entity, opens the possibility for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) of local suppliers to join the logistics chain of these international companies.
“We are enthusiastic about investments of high strategic valuea robust supply network that we trust will be with a relevant local percentage, as well as well-paid and high-quality formal jobs,” the business organization said in a statement.
In addition, Caintra highlighted the work of the governments of Nuevo León and Mexico to carry out the project.
“We celebrate that investments are made with a clear dynamic of innovation, this reaffirms the business solidity, market competitiveness and the preparation of the human talent of Nuevo León”, he stressed.
The Tesla plant in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, the second most populous city in the country, It will be the first of this company in Latin America.
The businessmen’s statements come after President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed this Tuesday in his morning press conference that Tesla would put its plant in Nuevo Leónafter his call last Monday with Musk and months of political struggle to define the headquarters of the investment.
Federal officials wanted Tesla to be installed near the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), López Obrador’s priority work for the Mexican capital, but Musk visited Nuevo León since last October.
López Obrador had even warned last week that I would not give the permits to Tesla for Nuevo León due to the scarcity of water that the region faces.
The arrival of Musk’s company was also celebrated by the governor of Nuevo León, Samuel García, who will travel to Austin, Texas (United States), at the invitation of magnate Elon Musk for the official announcement on Wednesday of the installation of the electric car plant in the entity. (EFE)