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Alfagomma Bets On The Laguna
 The Italian company, Alfagomma Group, has started its operations at the Torreón, Coahuila plant. With an investment of 15 million dollars, the company arrives in La Laguna expecting to generate an estimated 250 jobs, a figure that could reach 500 in the second stage of the factory’s expansion.

Alfagomma Group produces hoses for different sectors such as food, construction, agriculture, mining, chemicals, among others. The factory is located in the Pymes Park and has an area of ​​50,000 square meters.

Maurizio Barbini, general manager, showed his pride at the inauguration of the plant in Torreón and shared that there will be an expansion in its range of products to steel tubes, a plan that was not initially planned, but that was possible thanks to the support of the state authorities.

Likewise, Rodrigo Salazar, manager of the company in Mexico, shared that they have established relationships with some distributors, so their products are already beginning to have a presence in various parts of the country.

For his part, Miguel Ángel Riquelme, governor of the state, was present at the opening of the company, and highlighted Coahuila for maintaining the level of attraction for new investments, especially with the current situation, where he called on the people of Coahuila to be proud of this moment.

“A few months ago we laid the first stone, we never imagined what would happen, it is a great moment and a great message that Alfagomma sends to Mexico and the world. In this uncertainty, where everything is in chaos, Coahuila shows its strengths, without neglecting the issue of the pandemic, ”said Riquelme Solís.

At the event, the state president was accompanied by Jorge Zermeño, mayor of Torreón; Marcelo Torres, local deputy; Jaime Guerra, secretary of economy; as well as Rodrigo Salazar, manager of Alfagomma in Mexico and virtually Maurizio Barbini, general manager of the company.

Finally, the governor assured that the Italian company upon arrival in the state would find security, the best-qualified workforce and a large supply chain.