TUCSON, Ariz., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Aerospace, an operating group of Parker Hannifin Corporation, has extended its contract for manufacturing support, or "shelter" services in Mexico with The Offshore Group for a period of five years ending April 1, 2017. Parker Aerospace has operated a production facility in the Roca Fuerte Industrial Park in Guaymas, Sonora since 2002, and currently occupies 37,714 square feet of industrial space. Sixty-one workers are involved in the manufacture and assembly of aerospace equipment, including wire harness assemblies, brake components and valves.
According to Parker Aerospace Group Vice President of Supply Chain Management Frank Thompson, "our relationship with The Offshore Group in Mexico over the last decade has been a mutually beneficial one. The workforce and facility resources in Guaymas play an important role in the accomplishment of our business objectives."
Parker Aerospace is a global leader in flight control, hydraulic, fuel, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components used on virtually every commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine in production in the world today. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Parker Aerospace employs 6,000 team members in 43 locations worldwide.
It is an operating group of Parker Hannifin Corporation, a $13 billion global manufacturer of motion and control technologies, based in Cleveland, Ohio, with 60,000 employees in 47 countries.
The Offshore Group is the largest provider of outsourced business support, "shelter" services in Mexico. Currently 61 businesses operate at The Offshore Group's three Mexico manufacturing industrial parks in the State of Sonora, the city of Saltillo, Coahuila, and at the Group's Vangtel subsidiary in Hermosillo. Vangtel offers Mexico shelter services to companies that occupy the call center, IT development and BPO markets, while the International Logistic Solutions Company (ILS) is a leading provider of supply chain services. The Offshore Group has recently initiated operations in Mexico's second largest city, Guadalajara. Parties interested in receiving regular information on manufacturing in Mexico topics are invited to sign up for The Offshore Group's RSS Feeds.
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SOURCE The Offshore Group