BRP inaugurated its North American Machining Center (NAMCfor its acronym in English) in its facilities in Querétaro Industrial Park. In this new site, the Canadian company will manufacture the main components of the engines Rotax.
The opening of NAMC, It also represents the generation of 100 permanent jobs for operational and administrative staff.
In his speech at the opening ceremony, mario Gebetshuberfactory manager BRP Querétarois proud of this center, which will expand the manufacturing production of this company’s parts in the state.
“The NAMC It will increase our production capacity for engine components and allow greater flexibility in our machining processes. The team is currently focused on final quality control testing of our products and processes and hopes to ramp up production shortly thereafter.
For its part, patrick dusaultVice President and Global Head of Manufacturing and Operations of BRPpointed out that this complex is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as soft machining, induction heat treatment, grinding, polishing and assembly to manufacture aluminum parts, “which are the heart of the engines”. .
After this opening, the Querétaro complex of BRP is now made up of four main production units:
- Composite Manufacturing Centerdedicated to the production of deck and hull for jet skis sea-doo.
- North American Machining Centerin which aluminum machining for the crankshaft, block, cylinder head and transmission covers of engines is carried out Rotax.
- engine assembly Rotax.
- jet ski assembly sea-doo.
PRESENCE IN MEXICO
Thomas uhchief technology officer BRPtouted the importance the country has gained for the global business, thanks to the capabilities it has developed in recent years.
“Mexico became the most important production center of BRP and plays a key role in meeting the strong and sustained demand for our powersports products. We recently announced that our future electric motorcycles Can Am will occur in Querétaroand today we are very happy to open the new North American Machining Center”.
The Canadian company has four manufacturing plants in the country: three in Ciudad Juárez and one in Querétaro.
They employ about 65% of the approximately 20,000 employees that the Canadian company has worldwide.
In Mexico, BRP produces vehicles such as: Can-Am, off-road, Can-Am Ryker on-road three-wheeled jet skis sea-doo and the engines Rotax. These products are exported to more than 120 countries.
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