Vertiv inaugurates thermal plant in Nuevo León
July 26, 2022
Vertiv inaugurated a thermal plant that will produce , mainly, large cooling systems for data centers. The extension of the facilities is around 40,000 square meters, in a field of approximately 88,000 square meters.
Present at the opening ceremony on July 13 were Giordano Albertazzi, president of Vertiv of the Americas ; Ed Monser, Vertiv Board Member ; Sergio Agüelles, president and executive director of Finsa ; Jason Forvier, director of operations at Vertiv; as well as customers, other company employees and local guests.
Iván Rivas, Secretary of Economy of Nuevo León , informed that with the construction of these facilities 1,500 jobs will be generated. “This is a plant linked to information technology that serves the industry of the future that requires more advanced technology, such as the sector of cybersecurity, electromobility and artificial intelligence,” he said.
Felipe Sandoval, global vice president of industrial transformation, and Dayana González, director of human resources, reported that the company expanded operations to meet the growing demands in data center infrastructure, derived from trends such as digital transformation and the development associated with data center facilities. hyperscale.
At the opening of the company's test lab in June, Jason Forcier, Vertiv's chief operations officer, explained that of engineering jobs, the largest number of new positions will focus on those talents with professional training and experience in: electrical distribution and cooling solutions; design of new products to increase energy efficiency, capacity and range; development of technology in alternative materials; and power distribution and integration for racks . Jobs will benefit from a skills profile in CAD/BIM, in addition to analytical modeling in CFD/FEA.
Forcier noted that "the intention is to continually expand Vertiv's presence in the region's market, supported by its Center of Excellence for Production in the Americas."
Likewise, he indicated that “the growth of the Americas is the key to favoring Vertiv's initiatives”.
Vertiv provides ongoing hardware, software , analytics and services that enable your customers' mission-critical applications to run uninterrupted, perform optimally and grow as your business needs.
The company solves the biggest challenges facing today's data centers, communications networks, and industrial and commercial facilities through a portfolio of power, cooling, and IT infrastructure solutions and services that covers from the cloud to the edge of the network.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs approximately 24,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries.