Saltillo is the capital of the State of Coahuila; therefore local, regional and state branches have their main offices here.

Only 3 hours away from the Columbia international bridge Mexico-USA considered the 4th most important of Mexico. Also the international bridge II between Piedras Negras and Eagle Pass has the highest ratings for logistics and traffic capacity in Mexico.

Characterized by a semi-dry and cool climate to dry and warm climate. The majority of the precipitation occurs during the spring and summer seasons. 

The automotive and auto parts industry is without question Coahuila’s single strongest economic sector. In fact Coahuila is the automotive heart of Mexico, and is the nation’s number one state for car and truck manufacturing, responsible for no less than 27% of the country’s automotive production. 

Due to the fact that an important number of auto-part manufacturers and automobile assembly plants are installed here, Saltillo-Ramos Arizpe is frequently called the Mini-Detroit of Mexico, apart from final assembly of automobiles with three major plants such as: General Motors with more than 3500 employees at their engine and assembly plant in Ramos Arizpe, Daimler Chrysler with an engine plant located in Saltillo, and a pick up truck assembly facility in the Derramadero area, only 30 kms. away from Saltillo and Freightliner, part of the Diamler Chrysler Group who has recently also decided to locate an assembly manufacturing operation in the Derramadero area were there are other factories that make motors, chassis, auto bodies and all kinds of steel and plastics auto parts.