Rolls-Royce Opens New Supply Chain Office in Mexico
In recent times, there has been more and more evidence that Mexico is developing into an influential contender in the globally rising aerospace manufacturing industry. Rolls-Royce, a power systems company providing services on land, sea, and air, has decided to open a new supply chain office in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico The office will be located in the northwestern part of Mexico at the Roca Fuerte Industrial Park (Parque Industrial Roca Fuerte). This area is in an emergent area for aerospace industries. Aerospace manufacturing has progressed significantly in the last decade and its development has become an important priority for the economic situation of Mexico. Auto companies from all over the world, for example, are migrating from all over to set up shop in Mexico.
The Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management North America for Rolls-Royce, Beverly J. Gaskin commented on the new business venture by Rolls-Royce in Mexico. She stated, “Nearly a third of advanced manufacturing companies in the Mexican aerospace industry are based in the state of Sonora. Locating staff in the center of this cluster will help us improve supplier relationships and performance. Delivering excellence in our supply chain is critical in helping us meet our commitments to customers.”