SANTA ROSA, Mexico — TRW Inc. opens a new brake manufacturing facility that it says operates at the height of lean manufacturing. The plant in central Mexico's Santa Rosa Juaregui, Queretaro, replaces a nearby facility that was inadequate at a fraction of its size. The plant, a US$35 million investment that operates as Frenos y Mechanismos S.A. de C.V., makes drum brakes, wheel cylinders, corner modules and disc brake calipers. New to TRW's Mexico operations is the ability to manufacture ...

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