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Carlos Mortera
International Director, Latin America

Joined AMT in 2002, after an international tenure living and Brazil and travelling extensively thru South America. Carlos graduated from Monterrey Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Systems. Pursued Master Degrees in Business Administration & Manufacturing Sciences. His experience in the industry includes working for Emerson Electric, with management positions in IE, International Trade, Finance, HR & Materials. Carlos worked at Cummins Inc. where he was responsible for areas such as Procurement, IT, Operations, Engineering, and General Management for businesses in Brazil and Mexico. His experience also includes working as VP Administration for a Toto Inc., and managing a multi national company producing and marketing cooling towers in the Americas. Carlos lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 4 years as Managing Director of the Brazilian division of Cummins´ business in filtration & exhaust. Fluent in 3 languages and possess s broad experience in green fielding & brown fielding of small to large operations as well of Global Sales and Marketing.

Joined AMT in 2002, after an international tenure living and Brazil and travelling extensively thru South America. Carlos graduated from Monterrey Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Systems. Pursued Master Degrees in Business Administration & Manufacturing Sciences. His experience in the industry includes working for Emerson Electric, with management positions in IE, International Trade, Finance, HR & Materials. Carlos worked at Cummins Inc. where he was responsible for areas such as Procurement, IT, Operations, Engineering, and General Management for businesses in Brazil and Mexico. His experience also includes working as VP Administration for a Toto Inc., and managing a multi national company producing and marketing cooling towers in the Americas. Carlos lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 4 years as Managing Director of the Brazilian division of Cummins´ business in filtration & exhaust. Fluent in 3 languages and possess s broad experience in green fielding & brown fielding of small to large operations as well of Global Sales and Marketing.

Posts by Carlos Mortera
International
By Carlos MorteraJul 14, 2022

AMT To Renew Standing MOU With INA, the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association for Mexico

This renewed agreement seeks to expand the existing collaboration by having AMT and INA work together at various events to promote industry best practices both in technology investment as well as advanced strategies to facilitate training and development.

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International
By Carlos MorteraMay 09, 2022

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

The news from Latin America continues to be chock-full of opportunities. Foreign investment sustains its upward trend in automotive, steel, telecom, aerospace, medical, IT, mining, and a surprise or two. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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International
By Carlos MorteraFeb 21, 2022

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

The news from Latin America still turns heads. Mexico’s auto parts investments continue to explode, while plans are confirmed for local builds of electric trucks and buses. Speaking of trucks, Brazil’s truck sales broke records in 2021 ...

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International
By Carlos MorteraDec 09, 2021

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

The news from our neighbors south of the border is here. Mexico continues to be a big winner, with large investments continuing in the automotive, electronics, appliance, rail, and energy verticals. Brazil’s manufacturing growth this year has been ...

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International
By Carlos MorteraSep 14, 2021

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

The news from our neighbors south of the border is here. Tier-one automotive continues to expand in Mexico with investments from Draxton, Mayco, Eastek, and Phillips. But it’s not all about vehicles. Medical and textiles see developments as well. ...

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International
By Carlos MorteraAug 17, 2021

Mold & Die Manufacturing — Dawning of a New Industry in Mexico, Part II

In this second part, we review the state of the mold and die industry by geographic locations.

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Technology
By Carlos MorteraAug 16, 2021

Mold and Die Manufacturing — Dawning of a New Industry in Mexico, Part I

I am certain that you’re well acquainted with the worldwide consumption of mold, dies, and fixtures, but did you know it is expected to reach $368 billion by 2026?

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International
By Carlos MorteraJun 28, 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 Carlos MorteraApr 30, 2021

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

Foreign investments continue to pour into Central and South America, particularly in the automotive segments. FANUC breaks ground on an $8 million facility. Agriculture machinery and equipment see big gains. For more industry intel and tidbits, read on.

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International
By Carlos MorteraMar 08, 2021

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

There’s lots of good news from Latin and South America this week, including automotive developments in Mexico, projected growth in the truck and bus market in Brazil, Chile’s projected growth, FDI in Colombia, and Argentina’s supply chain localization.

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