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Achilles Arbex
Director, Global Services

Achilles P. Arbex joined AMT as General Manager of the AMT Sao Paulo Technology Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, in May 2013. Achilles graduated as an Automation and Control Engineer and has a post-graduate degree in Strategic Project Management from ITA – The Aeronautics Technology Institute in Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil. Prior to the current position at AMT, Achilles held positions at ZF Brazil, ZF Germany and Dana Industries. Achilles’ experience involves business development and industrial investment in Brazil at international and domestic manufacturing companies and at various industrial segments, including automotive, aerospace, electric and electronic, oil and gas, alternative energy, and others.

Achilles P. Arbex joined AMT as General Manager of the AMT Sao Paulo Technology Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, in May 2013. Achilles graduated as an Automation and Control Engineer and has a post-graduate degree in Strategic Project Management from ITA – The Aeronautics Technology Institute in Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil. Prior to the current position at AMT, Achilles held positions at ZF Brazil, ZF Germany and Dana Industries. Achilles’ experience involves business development and industrial investment in Brazil at international and domestic manufacturing companies and at various industrial segments, including automotive, aerospace, electric and electronic, oil and gas, alternative energy, and others.

Posts by Achilles Arbex
International
By Achilles ArbexJul 13, 2022

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

From a manufacturing technology sales potential standpoint, the Latin America region is profoundly positive right now – to the point that there is simply too much this month to paraphrase. For announcements and details to help steer your strategy, read on.

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International
By Achilles ArbexJan 14, 2022

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

As we roll into 2022, the momentum in Latin America has not let up. Brazil’s manufacturing boom continues to initiate major investments from the likes of VW, BMW, and ArcelorMittal. Mexico, as the new near-shored automotive parts winner, sees major ...

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International
By Achilles ArbexOct 15, 2021

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

The news from our neighbors south of the border is back and bold. In Brazil, billion-dollar investments for EVs, solar power, and steel production are almost matched by hundreds of millions pouring into mining, bathroom fixtures, and trucks. ...

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International
By Achilles ArbexAug 02, 2021

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

The news from our neighbors south of the border continues to impress. Multinationals like Dana, Whirlpool, Denso, and Nidec – to name a few – are investing heavily in Mexico. The country is seeing record-breaking automotive industry exports...

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International
By Achilles ArbexJun 01, 2021

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

The news from our neighbors in Latin and South America remains positive. Automakers GM, VW, and Toyota continue to make substantial investments in Brazil while Stihl gears up to meet the increased demand for power equipment. Mexico will have its first ...

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International
By Achilles ArbexApr 05, 2021

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

The news from our neighbors in Latin and South America continues to be quite positive. Automotive suppliers in Mexico, from ZF to Motherson, continue to expand with substantial investments to meet the increased demand.

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International
By Achilles ArbexDec 18, 2018

Brazil's push for clean vehicles creates new opportunities

Brazil's economy, by far the biggest in Latin America, faces a brighter future after several difficult years. Consumer demand and investment will help Brazil post performance outpacing the rest of ...

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