Mexico’s Largest Yarn Producer Opens Headquarters in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Deacero, from Mexico largest yarn producer, yesterday opened a world headquarters of trade and corporate affairs in the heart of this capital – a first for a Mexican company – with from Mexico ambassador to United States and the CEO of Deacero and the President of his American company welcoming a large group of guests.
The opening comes at a key moment in US-Mexico relations with the adoption of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the relaunch of the high-level US-Mexico security dialogue and the solidarity of the two nations in the face of the threat of unfair trade practices by China and other countries.
Ambassador Esteban Moctezuma described the opening of the office as a “real commercial step”. He quoted President Biden as saying that Mexico and the United States is âstronger when we stand togetherâ.
Deacero is a family business that started almost 70 years ago in a small warehouse in Monterrey. Since then, the company has grown in a responsible and sustainable manner, to become one of the world’s leading producers of long steel, wire and reinforcing steel, with 8,000 employees and a global presence in 20 countries. . Deacero’s US operations include the largest nail maker in the US, based in Popular Bluff, Mo., with approximately 500 employees.
Raul Gutierrez, CEO of Deacero, said he was “delighted to bring Deacero to Washington DC. This is where decisions are made that affect our business, its employees, and its customers – not only in the United States, but also in the United States. Mexico, and in other international markets where we operate. We want to stay informed of these decisions and participate in the public dialogue that shapes them. The new office will give us the direct presence necessary to do this well. “
“There has never been a more important time” to open a Washington Office,“ noted Fernando Villanueva, the Houstonsenior executive who directs the company’s operations in the United States. âAt a time when supply chains are under strain,â Villanueva said, âconnections between Mexico and the United States remain strong.â
In his comments, Gutierrez said: âDeacero and Mexico are honored to maintain a strong partnership with the United States that can meet the threat of China and other nations that do not trade fairly. We stand with the United States in the name of fair and open trade, which sometimes means maintaining appropriate tariffs to enhance national security.
“We hope and expect that at this critical time the US administration will firmly maintain its Section 232 national security tariffs, which have been so beneficial to the US steel and nail industries, to manufacturing. in general and for the well-being of all. North America. “
Juan Antonio Reboulen, Director of Institutional Relations and International Trade at Deacero, chaired the evening’s speeches. The new office is headed by two veterans Washington Lawyers, Irwin Altshuler and Alan slomowitz, formerly of Greenberg Traurig, one of the 10 largest law firms in United States.
Deacero is a family business that started almost 70 years ago in a small warehouse in Monterrey. We are a fully integrated company with infrastructure for recycling, waste treatment, steel mills, finished product factories and distribution centers.
We currently serve various industries and markets with a presence in Mexico and in more than 20 countries including United States, Canada, Guatemala, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Spain and the UK.
At Deacero, our sustainability initiative is the guiding principle in all facets of our operations, which generates social, economic and environmental value for everything we do. The company has sustainable developments in advanced technology for steel recycling facilities and its processing into finished products, while always meeting ASTM and other international quality standards.
We are more than 8,000 employees operating in 21 recycling centers, 3 steel plants, 15 steel wire facilities and 1 research and development center.
For more information visit www.deacero.com
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