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RSB Transmissions sets up its 13th plant in Mexico Print E-mail
Written by Vivek   
Tuesday, 03 May 2011
Pune: Auto component manufacturer, RSB Transmissions has set up a new plant at Silao, Guanajuato State of Central Mexico to manufacture transmission components like differential cases, yokes, carriers and finished gears. This is the company's 13th plant. It has 10 plants spread over seven locations in India and one each in the USA and Belgium.

R K Behera, chairman of RSB Transmissions, said that they would invest about USD 50 to 60 million in Mexico in a span of three years and grow the topline to USD 80 to 100 million in a period of four years.

The company achieved a topline of about Rs 1,040 crore (USD 231 million) in In FY 2011. It expects to grow at a CAGR of about 30 to 35 per cent for the next few years.

"The cost competitiveness of both India and Mexico, the huge market of the US and the emerging market potential in Latin America provide a perfect synergistic platform to grow the business in Mexico for the benefit of all the three countries," said R K Behera. "Mexico is our gateway to Latin America. Our Mexico plant is very strategic and critical for us in our vision to become a global organisation," he said.

RSB Transmissions de Mexico will serve domestic customers like American Axle, Eaton, Magna, Getrag, GM and Chrysler who are already it's customers in the US. It could also export to automotive companies in Brazil and Argentina.

RSB manufactures propeller shafts and components, an array of axles, including front axle, trailer axle, tractor axle and dummy axle, fully finished gears and shafts and transmission components like differential cases, yokes and carriers. For the construction equipment segment it manufactures heavy fabrications and aggregates like frames, arms, booms and buckets.

The new plant was inaugurated on April 27, 2011 by the Governor Juan Manuel Olivia Ramirez.

 
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