Alstom, the world leader in smart and sustainable mobility, celebrates 70 years of operations in Mexico. Over the past seventy years, Alstom has demonstrated and demonstrated its unrivaled experience in supporting the development of Mexico's both public transport and freight transport needs, with projects such as the construction of the country's first metro line in 1968 – Line 1 in Mexico City – main national freight. maintenance projects for operators.
During these 70 years, Alstom has grown through working in partnership with customers with a wide range of mobility solutions that improve inter-city and inter-city mobility and increase the well-being of its passengers. Throughout the company's history in Mexico, Alstom has and continues to respond to customers' needs, from design to engineering, industrial to manufacturing, project management, installation, testing and integration, and commissioning to the maintenance of railway equipment and systems. safe and fluid movement of people and/or goods.
At the heart of the company's DNA, innovation is both the key to technological differentiation and a way to create added value and gain competitive advantage. To pioneer green and smart solutions, Alstom has significantly strengthened its research and development (R&D) resources and aims to expand its leadership in rail innovation.
Since its founding in Mexico, Alstom has been committed to protecting its employees, customers and society while protecting the environment and has therefore developed a comprehensive and proactive sustainability and CSR policy. Alstom's Top Employer certification is a testament to the organization's commitment to a better world of work and demonstrates this through excellent HR policies and people practices. In addition, the Alstom Foundation, the company's charitable organization that funds local community-related projects around the world, has supported 17 projects to date ranging from protecting flora and fauna ecosystems in Mexico to helping communities access electricity from renewable sources and supporting education. development and protection of vulnerable youth.
“Our partnerships with the passenger system and freight train operators in Mexico demonstrate our commitment to the progress of the country and the support of the community. We currently have a team of more than 1.700 employees that we continuously train to positively impact their personal and professional development by providing an inclusive work environment and keeping them healthy, happy and motivated to have a better quality of life. said Maite Ramos, Managing Director of Alstom Mexico.
Ciudad Sahagún facility and major mobility project in Mexico
Ciudad Sahagún, Hidalgo, is Alstom's largest manufacturing facility in the Americas and Alstom's 3rd largest in the world. Alstom has produced more than 500.000 metro and light rail vehicles on 2 m2.300, as well as 2 diesel-electric locomotives for the Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey transportation systems. The facility has produced more than 2.000% of the rolling stock in Mexico, as well as sub-assemblies and main assemblies for trains for cities such as New York, Edmonton, Toronto, Beijing, and trains for international projects in Minneapolis, Kuala Lumpur, Riyadh. , and San Francisco.
Currently, the Ciudad Sahagún factory produces trains for the Maya Train, the largest mobility project in Mexico. The facility will manufacture three different types of 42 X´trapolis™ trains made in Mexico, meeting its goal of becoming an A train for Mexico.
The company remains focused on the future, focusing on sustainable growth, green and digital innovation, operational efficiency and an agile, inclusive and responsible corporate culture that envisions the mobility challenges of tomorrow.
Alstom Mexico works to ensure that its current projects can change people's lives and continue to help them move safely, quickly and sustainably for the next 70 years. “We firmly believe in the progress of the country and will always work to continue to provide the country with the most innovative technologies that bring greater benefits to our customers and all the people of our Mexican community, just as we did when we came to Mexico. Efficient, faster, cleaner and safer means of transport to contribute to the consolidation of the nation,” concluded the General Manager of Alstom Mexico.