Tucson, AZ, July 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Plymouth, Minnesota-based Turck, Inc. has extended its contract for manufacturing support, or "shelter" services, in Mexico with The Offshore Group through 2015, and has announced that it will expand its manufacturing footprint at the Saltillo, Coahuila production facility from its current 47,901 square feet to 69,645 square feet.
It is anticipated that this expansion will generate an additional 250 jobs at The Offshore Group's La Angostura Industrial Park.
According to Turck's director of operations, Chris Kafer, "Our decision to expand our Mexico presence at this time is due to continued strong demand and the opportunity to streamline operations."
Turck offers a comprehensive product portfolio of more than 13,000 products for factory automation consisting of sensor and fieldbus products. It contains inductive, capacitive fiber optic and ultrasonic sensors, as well as devices for flow, pressure and temperature control. The scope also includes all connectivity products such as passive junctions, connectors, sensor and fieldbus cables. The company's North American headquarters is located in Plymouth, Minnesota.
The Offshore Group is the largest provider of outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter" services, in Mexico. Currently 51 manufacturers in production are at The Offshore Groups three industrial parks in Sonora and the city of Saltillo, Coahuila. Through its Vangtel subsidiary The Offshore Group also offers services to companies occupying the call center, IT development and BPO markets.