Simrit, the industrial sealing division of Freudenberg-NOK, has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art O-ring manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico, featuring injection molding and vision inspection systems. Compression molding will also be an integral part of the 54,000-square-foot facility, which will employ approximately 150 associates and will assume manufacturing from the company's Cuautla, Mexico facility beginning in November. The new facility is part of Freudenberg-NOK's ongoing initiative to create focused factories that are dedicated to specific processes and products.

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