Paul Karon, Entrada Group Founder: Strategic Alliances in Mexico

September 7, 2021
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Automotive Insiders is presented by OESA, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. Industry experts discuss Automotive hot topics to keep the Automotive Supplier Community up to date on the fast-changing mobility landscape. From post-pandemic manufacturing restart planning and worker safety measures, to legal issues and supply chain disruptions, Automotive Insiders is your source of timely and relevant content. Host Bonnie D. Graham welcomes Paul Karon, founder of the Entrada Group in 2002. An entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in manufacturing in Mexico as an owner and management executive in the maquila industry, Paul chose Zacatecas for Entrada’s first manufacturing park after evaluating central and northern Mexico sites that could significantly improve the competitiveness of Entrada’s future clients. In 2003, Entrada forged a strategic relationship with Gilbarco-Veeder-Root, a Danaher company, and has continued to experience steady growth. Paul Karon discusses the advantages of operating in a small city in the small state of Fresnillo, Zacatecas, and Entrada’s business model for 2nd and 3rd tier automotive suppliers that are typically owner-managed. He also shares two Entrada client success stories: US company Telamon and Canadian company Pacific Insight. Listen on-demand to hear the full conversation with Paul Karon. More info: https://OESA.org and www.entradagroup.com

Automotive Insiders Presented By OESA

Automotive Insiders Presented By OESA

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The automotive industry is evolving at rapid-fire speed. Innovations in autonomous driving, V2V connectivy, ride-sharing, evolving workforce demand, electrification, and trade and tariff implications, are changing vehicle design, manufacturing operations and challenging traditional automotive business models.

Join OESA as it welcomes automotive industry thought leaders to discuss these and many other automotive insights. Tune in for the latest in supplier industry news and learn how some companies are thriving in the new mobility landscape on Automotive Insiders, presented by OESA.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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