Automotive Meetings Queretaro

 

Queretaro, Mexico
February 19-21, 2019

International Manufacturing Forum for the Automotive Industry

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Automotive Meetings Queretaro

Queretaro, Mexico | February 20-22, 2017

International Manufacturing Forum for the Automotive Industry

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Automotive Meetings Queretaro

Queretaro, Mexico
February 20-22, 2017

International Manufacturing Forum for the Automotive Industry

Join us

Workshop program

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Conference language: English

Location: Conference Room

Morning session
10:45 A.M. - 11:15 A.M. SAP S/4HANA – how the new SAP business suite affects automotive companies
  Mr. Markus Fischer, SAP Senior Consultant, ABAT
 

S/4HANA is the new real-time ERP suite for digital business. Built on an in-memory platform it offers a new user experience also on mobile devices, real time analysis and simplified processes and architecture. For companies using SAP in their automotive processes the next SAP generation mean significant changes and opportunities. Get an overview of S/4HANA and see how it drives instant value for the automotive industry.

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11:20 A.M. - 11:50 A.M. Nordel Next: New generation of EPDM polymers
  Ms. Janeth Hinojosa, Senior Engineer EE&T, The Dow Chemical Company
 

Since 1963, NORDEL™ EPDM is a proven and reliable brand that meets the growing demand for higher quality, more consistent product. It is differentiated from older, Zeigler-Natta catalyzed EPDM products due to state-of-the-art catalyst and plant process control strategies, providing low ash content in the polymer while offering consistent and gel-free material that has set the high standard for use in automotive markets world-wide.

11:55 A.M. - 12:25 A.M. “ADVANCED LEAK TESTING METHODS” (Métodos Avanzados de Detección de Fugas)
  Mr.Thomas Parker, Automotive Market Sales Manager, Inficon USA
 

Thirty years ago, most suppliers relied on relatively simple water-bath methods to identify leaks from bubbles generated in bath. Today the majority of all auto parts are tested for leaks in either vacuum or accumulation chamber using helium or hydrogen tracer-gas solutions.

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Afternoon session
02:00 P.M. - 02:30 P.M. Future automotive supply chain – Cooperation instead of confrontation
  Mr. Maximilian Mrstik
 

We experience lots of conflict potential in today’s interface between OEMs and suppliers. Facing future challenges – digitalization / sustainability / autonomous driving – and the upcoming changes in automotive industry, there is need for action. We provide an insight in future trends we see in automotive industry and how this will impact automotive supply chains. Successful relationships come from cooperative attitudes. We know how.

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02:35 P.M. - 03:05 P.M. Critical steps for a successful landing in Mexico
  Mr. Robert Gallant, Chief Business Development Officer, CBDO, Dimsa
 

This workshop will help you better understand what are the concepts and processes of strategic and tactical planning to successfully install an operation in Mexico, as well as an overview of the 5 critical factors that need to be taken into consideration to prevent any contingency on your operations in Mexico.

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03:10 P.M. - 03:40 P.M. Chassis & Suspension Parts casted hollow by LPDC
  Mr. Kevin Croy, Area Sales Manager, Kurtz GmbH
 

Modern Low Pressure Aluminum Casting allows new part designs for light weight hollow casted Chassis and Suspension parts as well as down sized engine block casting. Best mechanical properties, use of sand cores, short cycle times, increased output made possible by new Low Pressure Casting Machine generation.

03:45 P.M. - 04:15 P.M. Queretaro: The investment hub of Mexico
  Mr. Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero, Minister of Sustainable Development
 

The presentation describes the main attributes of the state (Geographic, demographic, economical, etc.). It also outlines the benefits of investing in Queretaro, its main industrial sectors, and explains the successful industrial development of Queretaro.

04:20 P.M. - 04:40 P.M. European supplier case study: rounding out a ‘Triple A’ strategy with Mexico to better serve clients and capture North American market share
  Mr. John Paul McDarisíos, Director, Business Development, Entrada Group de Mexico
 

Elastomer Solutions is a leading Tier 2 auto supplier that formulated a ‘Triple A’ Strategy – production footprint in Americas, Asia and Africa – to better service clients globally. As part of that approach, Elastomer turned to Entrada Group, to guide them in setting up their own Mexico operations quickly, so they could leverage the country’s free trade agreements, North America location and competitive labor costs – but without taking on too much cost and risk. This case study will explore how Entrada Group enabled Elastomer to overcome common challenges, including Mexican compliance, lack of “Mexico know-how,” and limited resources. Learn how Elastomer’s Mexico operation led to a 21% jump in sales, complementing their operations in Portugal, Germany, Slovakia and Morocco.

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04:45 P.M. - 05:15 P.M. An overview of the energy sector and its impact on the automotive industry
  Mr. Manuel Alejandro Arias Bustamanteíos, West Regional Manager, Iberdrola
 

For the last couple of years the Energy Sector in Mexico has had substantial changes, and will have plenty of challenges to overcome in the near future. The Automotive Industry being one of fastest growth in Mexico and with a promising future should be prepared to face the new energy market. It has never been more important to understand how these two Sectors overlap to create competitiveness, production efficiency and sustainable progress. Energy and its effective management is a key factor to the quality performance of the Automotive Companies; Iberdrola is ready to talk openly about how the new regulation of the Energy Sector impacts the Automotive Industry.

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05:20 P.M. - 05:50 P.M. Tanger Med Zones: Regional Platform for industrial competitiveness
  Ms. Sara Maatoukíos, Marketing Executive, Tanger Med Zones
 

A major business hub fully integrated with global logistics flows, Tanger Med Zones is an industrial platform of Tanger Med, the biggest port in both Africa and Mediterranean basin, Strategically located on the strait of Gibraltar at the intersection of some of world’s most important trades routes. Tanger Med Zones comprises 3,000 Hectars industrial park where already more than 700 Companies operate facilities that generate an annual turnover in excess of 2,5 BEur Thanks to its full integration with Tanger Med Port, the gateway to Europe, Mediterranean and Africa, TMZ offers a compelling value proposition meeting the genuine needs of international investors and centered around. These strong fundamentals have enabled to meet the genuine expectations of global players and successfully attract top-notch international players including Renault-Nissan with the largest car plant in Africa. Activities and sectors:

  • Automotive and Aeronautics
  • Trade & logistics
  • Agribusiness
  • Textile and Apparel
  • Electronics, mechanical industries
  • Services
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  • Testimonials

    Alfredo Monroy
    Responsible Purchasing and Supplier Network - BMW

    For BMW it was very important to have the approach with the suppliers, to identify what are the potential areas to grow in the region. As I mentioned during my exposition...

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    Léon Gomez
    Manager Accessory Engineering - Nissan Mexico

    We are looking to have new suppliers because now in Mexico we are responsible for a lot of parts and accessories equipment to Nissan vehicles for the United States and...

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    Alejandro Ponce
    General Director - Autoliv

    First time in BtoB Meetings, I think it’s a really good event. This is an opportunity to reinforce the supply chain, to meet OEMs, Tier 1s. That helps to be more...

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    David Rojas
    Engineering Director - General Motors Mexico

    It has been a very nice experience in this version of Automotive Meetings Queretaro: sacred place where we can meet the local industry. We met a lot of...

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