German auto supplier AKT AltmÃ¤rker Kunststoff-Technik GmbH will begin injection molding in Saltillo, Mexico, employing as many as 83 people during peak production.
AKT will lease a nearly 35,000-square-foot space from outsourcing company Offshore Group, based in Tucson, Ariz., the companies announced in a March 16 news release.
The Saltillo plant will be the first full-production facility in North America for AKT, based in Gardelegen. The company also has a joint venture office in Mexico City.
AKT molds interior and functional auto parts, including painted and flocked parts. It currently has manufacturing in Germany, the Czech Republic and Spain.