Katcon Global Recognized by General Motors as a 2015 Supplier of the Year Award Winner

Brandon Vivian, Executive Chief Engineer – Cadillac, José De Nigris, Executive Vice President – Katcon, Carlos Turner, CEO – Katcon, Wade Sheffer, Executive Director Global Product Purchasing – General Motors Corp. Detroit, MI – Katcon Global S.A. de C.V. was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 24th annual Supplier [...]

Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

With effect of January 2016, the Mexican-based Automotive specialist Katcon Advanced Materials (Katcon) and Magna Steyr (Magna), have signed a 10-year-agreement regarding the exclusive license of Magna’s “Crush Core Wetpressing technology for Class A surface” for the mass-production of automotive body parts in Europe and the Americas. Katcon explains that Magna has developed this technology [...]

Mexico’s Katcon to house first HP-RTM press in the Americas

Source: plasticsnews.com Mexico-based auto exhaust and emissions control company Katcon Global SA has formed a new advanced materials business, assisted by German-based engineering specialist M.Tec. The new business unit is part of a push into carbon fiber molding and other advanced technologies for Katcon, which in February opened an $8.8 million, 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in [...]

Mexico’s Katcon moving into advanced materials with German support

Source: plasticsnews.com Mexico-based auto exhaust and emissions control company Katcon has formed a new advanced materials business, assisted by German-based engineering specialist M.Tec. The two companies connected through the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production’s network and were assisted with the support of AMAC, a German-based industrial and business consulting company in the field of [...]

New Manufacturing Plant – Mexico

Katcon inaugurated his second manufacturing plant in Mexico. This facility is equipped with state of the art technology to serve not only the emissions control business unit, but also the new strategic business unit of Advanced Materials which focuses on lightweight components made out of fiber reinforced plastics, including carbon fiber, for the automotive and [...]

Katcon and Detting (Chongqing, China) enter in a Joint Venture

In 2013 Katcon and Detting (Chongqing, China) enters into Joint Venture for creation of Katcon Detting(Chongqing) Emission Control Systems Co., Ltd. to supply to ChangAn and units business. Manufacture facility is expected to open the second semester of 2015.

Katcon in Autoline Supplier Symposium 2015

Jose De Nigris, Executive VP for Sales, Engineering and Purchasing of Katcon participated in a panel for Autoline Supplier Symposium 2015 to talk about the automotive industry from viewpoint of Mexico.

GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

The award was formally presented on November 27, 2014. We are pleased to announce that Katcon India Private Limited (DUNS 650405876) has been awarded the GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2013-14 award year. This award is given to specific manufacturing locations and only GM’s top performing suppliers are eligible to receive it. Suppliers who [...]

Tata Autocomp and Katcon enter into a Joint Venture

Source: ETAuto.com PUNE: Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp) and Katcon Global have signed a 50:50 Joint Venture agreement to make exhaust systems and emission after-treatment systems to cater to the Indian automotive industry. The JV will be headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Katcon Global manufacturers catalytic converters, diesel after-treatment devices and exhaust modules and [...]

Ambassador of Mexico in Poland visit Katcon

The ambassador, Mr. Ricardo Villanueva Hallal, remarked the presence of Katcon in Poland for its competitiveness and for being a gateway to the EU.