Rivulis Expands Global Footprint with New Factory in Leon, Mexico

The new factory reinforces Rivulis’ commitment to making micro irrigation accessible globally by manufacturing the most extensive line of micro irrigation solutions and products in Mexico, for Mexico.

Gvat, Israel & Leon, Mexico – Rivulis, a global micro irrigation solutions innovator offering the broadest portfolio in the market featuring the industry’s most recognized product brands, including T-Tape and Ro-Drip, announced today that it is expanding its global footprint with the establishment of a new, state-of-the-art factory in Leon, Mexico. 

Located in the Parque Industrial Advance Puerto Interior in the city of Leon, the new Rivulis factory is set to become the largest drip irrigation factory in the Americas and started manufacturing operations earlier this month.  By the end of 2019, the factory is expected to reach an annual capacity of half a billion meters of drip line and drip tape with room to expand in the future.

“This multi-million dollar investment in the heart of Mexico’s agriculture zone highlights our long term commitment to the Mexican market and allows us to better serve the region we have operated in for the past 25 years,” says Richard Klapholz, CEO of Rivulis. “We have an outstanding business partner ecosystem here and chose this location in the center of Mexico to help our business partners grow beyond their business expectations.”

The new Rivulis factory in Mexico is central to the Rivulis business and global footprint strategy and applies the same high quality standards and manufacturing techniques and processes as Rivulis does for all of its 15 factories around the world.

“This is an investment in Mexico and for the Mexican grower’s community. I am also particularly proud of the fact that the factory is managed entirely by a local Mexican team,” says Fabien Kelbert, President of the North America Business Unit.  “We provided the team with an intense training program to ensure we continue to provide the same high quality products Rivulis is known for around the world. The Mexican team members who have joined us at the Leon facility are truly outstanding world-class engineers and technicians.”

In addition to the new Mexico facility, Rivulis has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, India, Spain, Turkey and the United States of America.

About Rivulis:  Rivulis is a global micro irrigation solutions innovator offering the broadest portfolio in the market featuring the industry’s most recognized product brands, including T-Tape, Ro-Drip, Hydrogol, D5000 PC,  Supertif and Eurodrip Eolos and Eolos Compact.

Established in 1966, Rivulis is headquartered in Israel and has 15 manufacturing and distribution facilities, 2,000 employees, 3 R&D Centers (Israel, California, and Greece) and multiple Design Centers around the globe.

We work with over 3,300 business partners worldwide to provide full turnkey micro irrigation solutions for any, and all, grower needs from individual growers to large corporate plantations in the agriculture, horticulture, greenhouse, landscape and mining industries.

Leading the mass adoption of micro irrigation globally, Rivulis is committed to increasing accessibility to all growers everywhere through simple, affordable and smart technology for a more sustainable future for all.

To learn how Rivulis can help you GROW BEYOND your highest expectations season after season, visit www.rivulis.com

PR Contacts:

Corporate: Abby Hirsch
Director, Global Marketing Communications
abby.hirsch@rivulis.com

Mexico: Liz Soto
Marketing Manager, Mexico
Elizabeth.Soto@Rivulis.com

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