Vitro supplies automotive glass to PSA Peugeot-Citroën

It manufactures glass for quarters and rear windows for the 308 & 408 models in the assembly plant in Argentina.

Our quality transcends borders. For the first time the leading glass manufacturer in Mexico supplies automotive glass outside of the region of North America by supplying windows for quarters and rear windows on the 308 & 408 models of PSA Peugeot-Citroën.

“We are very proud to have won this contract with PSA Peugeot-Citroën, as it is one of the principal car manufacturers in Europe and known for working only with suppliers of excellence”, confirms Baldomero Gardea, Vitro Automotive Original Equipment General Manager.

He adds that the windows are being manufactured by the VAU, ATX plant and the car assembly takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the cars being marketed throughout Latin America.

“This is the first time we supply our products to PSA Peugeot-Citroën; nevertheless, we are sure that this is only the beginning of a long and fruitful business relationship between the two companies”, he assures us.

Jose Antonio Julian, Vitro Automotive Original Equipment Commercial Manager explains that in 2009 the development of these products was begun and includes various metal and plastic components that were developed to the entire satisfaction of the customer.

“Through various revisions with the PSA Peugeot-Citroën specialists, we created a product that complied perfectly with their needs, thanks to the technology we use”, he comments.

PSA Peugeot-Citroën is currently one of the most important car manufacturers in the world and is present in 160 countries. It is known for its commitment to innovation and care for the environment by being one of the principal manufacturers of low emissions contaminating vehicles.

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Date: 7 February 2011
Source: Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.

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