The MAT Foundry Group (Poole, United Kingdom) a subsidiary of MAT Holdings Inc. (Long Grove, Illinois) announced it will expand its production facilities in Ecatepec, Mexico.
The facility, called Mincer HD, will be expanded in two stages. The first will provide for 30,000 metric tons of castings and include DISAmatic molding technology, induction melting, automated pouring and casting finishing processes.
This project, which had advanced planning and engineering from Foundry Solutions & Design (Alpharetta, Georgia), will allow MAT Foundry Group to supply ductile and gray iron automotive components to customers located in Mexico and the U.S.
Project commissioning and initial production are scheduled for 2017. As the business develops, a second phase will double the output capacity.
Mincer HD will continue to supply current customers with quality components in the heavy truck, trailer and commercial vehicle markets in North, Central, and South America.
“With this expansion of capacity and enhanced capabilities at the significantly extended Mexican facility, MAT Foundry Group will be a global partner to OEM and Tier One customers,” said Thomas Krosnar, president, MAT Foundry Group.