A year after announcing the construction of a new production plant type tires HVA (High Value Added) in San Luis Potosi, Goodyear is making strides. The area in which the plant will be located is 38 hectares and the construction thereof will be 91 thousand 752 square meters.
Among the most significant progress can be enlisted:
Last July began preparing the ground and since then, a total of one million 90 thousand cubic meters of earth have been removed.
So far there is an increase of 93% in the construction of the building exterior. It has also begun work inside where there is an increase of 23%.
The first concrete foundation was held in October 2015, they have been dumped 20 000 500 cubic meters of concrete and pour expected 400 thousand.
The first production machines will be ready in December 2016.
The new plant will be the most advanced tire firm worldwide, will feature the latest technology, will be a plant “zero waste to landfill”, will use natural gas and LED lighting with energy saving.
The line of tires combines engineering, manufacturing technology, innovative product design and advanced a compound to provide the best science performance and exceptional driving experience.
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