Saltillo's most famous exports
are Saltillo tile and the locally woven multi-coloured sarapes. There is
a General Motors assembly plant and DaimlerChrysler's Saltillo Truck Assembly
plant, two engine facilities and a car transmissions plant. 37.4% of cars and
62.6% of trucks produced in Mexico are assembled in Saltillo. Saltillo is home
to the Grupo Industrial Saltillo, an important manufacturing conglomerate that
makes home appliances, silverware, and auto parts. Some criticism has been made
of this new urbanization and the lack of conservation and planning.
During the early 20th Century, Saltillo was called the Athens of Mexico
because of its number of famous intellectuals. Nowadays, it is considered
the Detroit of Mexico because of the importance of its automotive industry,
including the huge Daimler-Chrysler, General Motors, and Delphi plants.
For more information, please refer to http://www.saltillo.gob.mx/
The educational institutions of Saltillo
(public and private) provide their students the necessary tools to compete in
the current world. From grade schools, passing to prep-schools to doctorates,
the schools and institutions of education in Saltillo are found in growth and
evolution in a constant way.
Initiating a business in Saltillo
The Saltillo government is determined
in helping the investors so that the new businesses and the enlargements of
the already existing be a success. That it is why the government provides adequate
advising to help the investors in all of the steps and necessary procedures to
open a business. In Saltillo, the government supports businesses from assistance
in procedures, to the channeling for programs of training, technical information, etc.
There is an adequate industrial infrastructure
for Saltillo's operations. The industrial parks of the region include infrastructure
for drinking water, drainage, electric power, public lighting and telephone.