Kromet International to Establish Mexican Operations

Canadian supplier to appliance manufacturers to partner with The Offshore Group to initiate and maintain production facility in Mexico.

Jan 05, 2010, 06:18 ET from The Offshore Group

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge, Ontario, Canada-based Kromet International will shortly begin to manufacture aluminum and steel appliance handles and trim in Saltillo, Mexico.

The company has signed an agreement with The Offshore Group for the rental of a projected 30,000 - 35,000 square feet of industrial space, as well as for outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter," services at the La Angostura Industrial Park in Saltillo, Coahuila. At the project's maturity, Kromet expects to employ 35 direct labor employees.

According to the company's Director of Sales, Dave McQueen, "Our decision to establish a Mexican production facility was based upon the desire to provide cost-effective and timely service to our new and existing customers."

Kromet currently operates two wholly-owned manufacturing plants in Canada. The company extrudes, roll forms, machines, fabricates and assembles aluminum and steel into a variety of structural designs to meet specific industry needs. Its finishing capability includes powder painting, anodizing and a range of brushing and polishing techniques. Appliance handles and trims, grab handles, transportation luggage racks, solar panel frames, and a variety of office furniture trim and structural components are among Kromet's successful range of products.

About The Offshore Group

The Offshore Group's outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter," services has enabled companies to establish and maintain manufacturing facilities in Mexico at low cost and risk since 1986. Fifty plus firms from the aerospace, automotive, HVAC, medical device and general manufacturing industries currently operate in The Offshore Group's 2 Mexico manufacturing locations.

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    Contact name:             Steven Colantuoni
    Source:                   The Offshore Group
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    Email:                    stevec@offshoregroup.com

SOURCE The Offshore Group



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