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Construction work begins for apparel factory in Mexico
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Jan '12
Construction work for another apparel factory in Navolato municipality in the Mexican State of Sinaloa was launched by Governor Mario López Valdez for the Asian-owned company Max Ray.

Rafael Lizarraga Favela, Undersecretary of Economic Development, said the factory will be set up on 500 sq m and will produce garments for domestic market and exports.

The new factory is being set up as a part of the company's plans to expand its production capacity that will generate 300 new employment opportunities, mainly for women.

This new jobs will be in addition to 650 people already employed by Max Ray.

The State government provided US$ 9.7 million for expansion of the apparel factory under the Infrastructure Fund (Foinfra), set up to support industrial expansion in Sinaloa.

Governor Mario López Valdez thanked Max Ray for choosing to invest in Sinaloa, which would increase employment opportunities for women in Navolato.

Besides Max Ray, expansion work is also being carried out at another factory of an Asian company based in San Blas, which would create 600 new employment opportunities, the Undersecretary said.

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