Metal Mechanics


Currently, 580 companies are engaged in manufacturing, repairing, assembling and processing metal at different scales and levels of complexity. The sector employs around 12,000 people.

High-tech companies such as IMPSA and Global Metals are established in Mendoza.


Highlights of the industry

  • Production of machinery for food- and agri-businesses
  • Project and process engineering
  • Precision and large piece mechanization
  • High specialization in welding processes
  • Construction (industrial units, metal frames, turnkey plants)
  • Expertise in renewable energy equipment
  • Equipment and services for the oil and mining industry


Why invest in the Metal Mechanic sector in Mendoza?

  • Strategic location in the Bioceanic Corridor
  • Diversified productive matrix
  • Extensive network of companies and suppliers of goods and services
  • Skilled human capital
  • Industrial parks
  • Government support


Opportunities to invest in the sector

  • Primary metal industries (e.g. stainless steel production)
  • Strategic alliances for spare-part manufacture for the automotive industry (casting)
  • Strategic alliances with SMEs manufacturing equipment for agribusiness for the international market
  • Strategic alliances with SMEs to replace imports such as speed reducers and machine automation components, among others
  • Strategic alliances with SMEs for the development of products for the mining industry
  • Mini hydro projects
  • Fast building systems


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