Issue: Sep 2013


Mitchell Plastics Announces Expansion Into Mexico



New construction underway on a facility in Queretaro, Mexico

by Jon Knox

Mitchell Plastics, a manufacturer of innovative interior parts for the automotive industry, announced today that it is expanding into Mexico. A new manufacturing facility in Queretaro is under construction and will begin operations in March, 2014. Queretaro is a dynamic and growing city in the heart of Central Mexico's rapidly expanding automotive sector.

"We are very excited to be expanding into Mexico as a result of our continued growth in North America," said Peter Gibb, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Mitchell Plastics. "The new facility in Queretaro is in an ideal location and will allow us to improve our support to our current customers while opening new opportunities for future growth in Mexico."

The new Queretaro operation, when completed, will have 155,000 square feet of manufacturing space for injection molding and painting. Mitchell Plastics expects to create 350 new full-time employment positions when full capacity is achieved. Initial shipments to existing customers begin next spring.

About Mitchell Plastics
Mitchell Plastics is a leading full service tier one supplier of automotive interior functional and decorative assemblies. We supply products such as painted or filmed interior trim, functional mechanisms, air registers, and floor consoles from five manufacturing locations in North America.

Established in 1997, Mitchell Plastics is a privately held company with more than 1,600 employees committed to product and process innovation, best-in-class service, and performance. For further information about Mitchell Plastics, visit our website at www.mitchellplastics.com

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