Sona Comstar opens plant in Mexico to meet N. American demand for BEV parts – ET Auto

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The new facility will specialize in producing differential assemblies and reduction gears meticulously designed for BEVs.

New Delhi: Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd. (Sona Comstar), one of the leading global providers of automotive technology solutions, has inaugurated a new manufacturing plant in the Fipasi Industrial Park, Silao, Mexico. This move is to meet the growing demand for high-quality driveline solutions for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in North America, the company said.

Sona Comstar remains at the forefront of electrification through strategic expansions and investments in research and development, dedicatedly pioneering innovative solutions that seamlessly align with this dynamic future, the company said in a media release.

The new facility will specialize in producing differential assemblies and reduction gears meticulously designed for BEVs. Over time, it will further diversify its product range to accommodate the evolving technological advancements in electric vehicles. As one of the largest manufacturers of differential assemblies for BEVs worldwide, Sona Comstar recognizes the significance of North America as the largest end-market, contributing a substantial 40% to its revenue. The strategic location of the new plant in Mexico is poised to enhance the company’s supply chain efficiency and responsiveness to customer demands in the region, the release added. V Vikram Verma, CEO of Driveline Business, Sona Comstar, said, “Throughout our journey, we’ve consistently grown by meeting our customers’ evolving needs and expectations. Our relentless pursuit of innovation and adoption of cutting-edge technologies have firmly entrenched us as the premier partner for global automakers. We aim to solidify our position as the preferred driveline solutions provider for automakers in North America by establishing our new manufacturing plant in Mexico. This expansion demonstrates our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and aligns with our long-term growth strategy to capitalize on the escalating EV demand.” The modern facility in Mexico will be equipped with advanced manufacturing technologies, adhering to the highest quality and safety standards. This will significantly enhance Sona Comstar’s production capabilities while creating numerous job opportunities and substantially contributing to the local economy. The initiative reflects the company’s dedication to sustainable and environmentally responsible manufacturing practices, the release added.

  • Published On Apr 22, 2024 at 01:58 PM IST

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