Valeo is a multinational automotive supplier headquartered at France, providing a wide range of products to auto manufacturers and after-markets. The group is divided into four businesses namely 1.Comfort and driving assistance systems 2.Powertrain systems 3.Visibilty systems & 4.Thermal systems.
The corporation reported 2014 sales of 12.7 billion euros and has devoted more than 10% of its turnover to research and development.Valeo employs 81,800 people in 29 countries spread over 136 production sites, 16 research centers, 34 development centers and 15 distribution platforms.
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Software Design Engineer – Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems
Kia Motors has opened the doors of its newest production facility in Mexico! As one of the largest Kia manufacturing plants in the world and the first in the Latin America region, the plant located in Pesquería, Nuevo León was officially launched at a grand opening ceremony attended by over 500 people.
The new Mexico production plant is expected to increase Kia’s global manufacturing capacity to 3.56 million vehicles annually. As a high-tech integrated automotive production center, the facility is equipped with 420 robots automating the manufacturing processes. Currently operating in one shift, the plant produces one car every 53 seconds!
By 2017, the production facility will have created 14,000 direct and indirect jobs within the region and is expected to reach annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicle units. The plant will also produce the all-new fourth generation Rio, currently gearing up for its global premiere in Paris.
The site will also include a training center for assembly line workers. By implementing a comprehensive human resources system and vocational training programs, Kia will ensure that all employees continually hone their skills and are provided with opportunities for future advancement. Meanwhile, a new on-site quality control center will carry out advanced component quality evaluation to guarantee continuous improvement to product quality and to exceed consumer expectations.
In addition to the manufacturing system, the Mexico production facility will also invest US$1 million annually for local CSR initiatives. Activities such as vehicle donations and financial support for low-income households and the local education system will be carried out for the betterment of the region.
Representing a US$3 billion investment by Kia, the Mexico plant is sure to have a significant positive impact on the Pesquería region and the overall Mexican automotive industry.
Take a closer look at the Mexico manufacturing facility in the video below:
Cummins, Inc. is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. Cummins also services engines and related equipment, including fuel systems, controls, air handling,filtration, emission control and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, United States, Cummins sells in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributors and approximately 6,000 dealers. Cummins reported net income of $1.65 billion on sales of $19.2 billion in 2014.
Cummins began its India operations on 17 February 1962 in a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group. The ownership structure of the joint venture was divided as follows:
Cummins – 50%
Kirloskar Group – 25.5%
Retail Investors – 24.5%
As of 2013, the Cummins group had revenues of over $1.5 billion, 20 factories and 9000 employees in India.
Cummins does a significant part of its R&D in India at the Cummins Research and Technology centre that was set up in 2003. Also, Cummins is building an advanced technical centre in Pune which will house over 2000 engineers.