Daimler Trucks North America opened their Saltillo plant in the North Mexican state of Coahuila in 2009. The plant has just seen production of its 100,000th heavy duty Freightline truck Cascadia which denotes that the location is just right and demand is at its peak. The Mexican plant was built at an investment of $300 million, covers a total area of 120,000 sq meters and has an annual production capacity of upto 30,000 Freightline Cascadia trucks per annum which make up domestic and export to Latin American countries, US and Canada.
The plant is in close proximity to suppliers, availability of raw material, transportation facilities of both road and railway networks as well as to an extended range of customers.
The 100,000th heavy duty long distance Freightliner Cascadia was delivered to “Group Mon-Ro” a specialist in national and international freight operations. The Daimler Saltillo plant houses a production plant, logistics centre, administration building and training centre. Besides the Saltillo plant, Santiago Tianguistenco is the second production location for Daimler Trucks North America in Mexico.