GAUDALAJARA, MEXICO -- GPV officially opened its 48,000 sq. ft. electronics assembly plant here with a ceremony involving several politicians and other dignitaries.

The EMS company greeted Jalisco state governor Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval Diaz, secretary of economic development José Palacios Jiménez, Zapopan mayor Jesús Pablo Lemus Navarro, and Denmark ambassadors Henrik Bramsen Hahn and Casper Klynge.

The new plant employs around 80 workers and the company expects to ramp to 350 employees.

“Today marks a huge milestone in the history of GPV. For many years, we have had manufacturing activities on the European and Asian continents – and with our establishment here in Mexico, we will be present on the three key continents, which enables us to provide an even better service to our global OEM customers,” said CEO Bo Lybæk.

The plant has one SMT line, with a second one planned. It performs SMT work and box build assembly.

GPV also has plants in Denmark, Thailand and Switzerland.

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