Ireland-based Eaton Corporation, a worldwide power management company, is opening a design and manufacturing operation in El Paso, Texas.

The company is committed to invest US$15.7 million in improvements and equipment at its current facility in this border city, according to documents released by the City of El Paso. 

The El Paso facility will manufacture switchboard and motor-control components and will complement Eaton’s existing manufacturing plant across the border in Ciudad Juarez. This new operation will create up to 200 jobs in five years.

“We’re excited to grow our presence in El Paso. We look forward to working with leaders and future employees in the community to deliver high quality electrical distribution equipment to our customers,” said Mike Yelton, Senior Vice President, Electrical Sector at Eaton.

Eaton currently has four sites in the region. Three of them are: Eaton Industries, Eaton Lighting, and Eaton Cooper Bussmann in Ciudad Juarez, and one facility from Eaton Corporation in El Paso.

“We’re thrilled to announce another worldclass company is adding new operations in the region and continuing our community’s momentum forward. This announcement is further proof that the Borderplex region is a premier destination for manufacturing and business expansion,” said Jon Barela, CEO for The Borderplex Alliance.

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of US$20.4 billion, according to its website. The company provides energy-efficient solutions that help customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. 

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey presented a 2020 budget proposal of US$700,000, which would improve refrigerated capacity at international customs between Sonora and Arizona to increase international trade.

In social networks, the president of Arizona said that "Arizona is open to business, and we have investment proposals to bring more trade through the Mariposa checkpoint in Nogales.

The Governor's Office said that the expenses would attract new imports to the international port, and the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) based in Nogales.

The group of investors said in a statement that the investment would help the state to add jobs and increase its tax base.

FPAA president, Lance Jungmeyer, assured last fall to supervisors in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, that 4 prefabricated cold storage units would cost between US$800,000 and US$1 million.

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CIUDAD OBREGÓN – 55 investment projects are being negotiated by authorities of Secretaría de Desarrollo Económico of the State of Sonora for this 2019, although it is unknown how many of these plans are projected for the south of the State.

Leonardo Ciscomani Freaner, undersecretary of Desarrollo Económico of the State, estimated that at least between 12 and 15 of the projects will be completed, although it is unknown for which area of the entity it will be.

"We are working very hard to achieve the investment, which correspond to areas such as space, electronics and mining, these are strategic areas of the State of Sonora," he added.

The advantages that the 55 prospects see in the state are: proximity to the United States and the presence of the port of Guaymas, which would facilitate the exit of various products by sea, and that despite the statistics Sonora continues to be a safe state for investment.

Source: El Imparcial 

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In the last quarter of 2018 there were reported more than 296,000 people working in the tourism sector of Baja California Sur.

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The sum of efforts , allows increasing the arrival of visitors to all destinations in Baja California Sur and generate a greater economic flow, added Minister Araiza.

"We are a state with a tourist vocation and the professional development we have sustained in this industry has allowed us to position ourselves as a national benchmark in terms of economic growth," said Araiza Lopez at the conclusion.

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74.5 % of the workforce in Baja California Sur belongs to tourism: Setues
In the last quarter of 2018 there were reported more than 296,000 people working in the tourism sector of Baja California Sur. The minister of Secret...

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