Industrial equipment manufacturer Heat and Control opens Mexico facility
Heat and Control Inc., a global manufacturer of custom industrial processing and packaging equipment, has opened a 356,000-square-foot facility in Mexico.
Located between Guadalajara and Lake Chapala, the Jalisco facility is the largest of Heat and Control’s 10 properties and will serve as headquarters for Mexico and Latin American operations.
Heat and Control began operations in Mexico in 1985.
Food companies around the world will have increased opportunities to test Heat and Control equipment in the new 38,793-square-foot demonstration center, named for company founder Andy Caridis, according to a news release.
The center features inspection, packaging and six process production lines, including Masa MakerTM, taco/tostada and other food equipment.
“This new facility will benefit Heat and Control globally, provide additional support to our customers, and further reinforce our commitment to serving the industry,” said Tony Caridis, president of Heat and Control.
The total operational size of 356,651 square feet includes a warehouse, manufacturing, R&D and demonstration center, and offices.
The new facility will help customers adopt processing technology that can reduce fuel costs, energy waste and water consumption. It features the latest material automation machinery with fiber laser for cutting flat and tube material, water jet cutting equipment, deburring machines, and an 80-foot powder coating processing booth.