North american automotive industry outlookCanada’s automotive business is centered in the heart of North America’s biggest vehicle generating region: the Great Lakes automotive manufacturing cluster. Numerous organization centers and several plants of the North American automotive industry are primarily based in the region surrounding Detroit. The three major American car manufacturers Common Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and others have based their headquarters there. But numerous foreign OEMs are also present in this area with their personal facilities. To be closer to its automotive consumers, Eisenmann decided to set up a new location in the US. Sales and service for the automotive sector will be managed centrally from Novi, close to Detroit.
With a strategically essential acquisition in its Sealing Solutions division, Datwyler is securing improved access to the South American automotive provide business, signing a contract to take over the Brazilian business BINS Indústria de Artefatos de Borracha Ltda on 23 August 2018. The deal is due to be concluded on 31 August 2018 subject to the fulfilment of the usual situations for completion. The parties have agreed not to disclose the buy price.
The Provide Chains and Logistics () Supercluster aims to accelerate market adoption of enabling technologies via collaborative and incremental projects. Drawing on Canada’s top artificial intelligence researchers, the supercluster will use the energy of artificial intelligence to method large amounts of information and enhance true-time selection creating for firms with complex supply chains, like these in the automotive sector.