DINA was created on July 19th, 1951 in Ciudad Sahagun in the State of Hidalgo. In 1952, they signed contracts of manufacture and technical assistance with the Italian automotive Fiat and for 1961, DINA started the assembly of foreign busses and the production of medium trucks, it is there when in 1965 they launched the model DINA 605G2, medium-weight unit with rear engine.
Every day, thousands of DINA units are driven in different countries, covering so different markets as the roads they travel. However, there is something that never changes according to transporters and passengers: the need of comprehensive functional solutions, profitable and environmentally friendly.
By combining versatility and performance, the automotive supports the different segments of the industry, with units whose quality, performance, power and security contribute to a better relation cost-benefit.
With its wide experience in cargo vehicles, DINA has developed industrial units with capability to solve high volume commercial needs and quick response.
The port and intermodal systems have high capability and light mobility vehicles, what makes them unique and functional inside intense and quick goods flow movement environments, such as ports and transfer points.
Eduardo Baez, Siemens engineer for DINA, explained that there are two tools with which they incorporate to Industry 4.0; NX CAD, for the designing part of the entire unit, and team center to manage the entire product life cycle and make a digital twin of the entire production being done.
“NX Software develops the entire truck from the pivot in the rhine to the bodywork. Once the truck is assembled, all pieces are exploited in the software in order to suppliers can supply us. The team center is our product life cycle manager, version changes, modification and engineering. With this we make sure the unit is correctly assembled, with the required quality and with the requirements the customer requested,” Baez added.
Meanwhile, Carlos Vela, sales engineering and commercial training manager for DINA, said that the new software with which units are manufactured is helping the supplier knowing precisely what is have to be done regarding dimensional terms, aiming for pieces arrive correctly and the assembly is perfectly done. “DINA is a 100 % Mexican assembly, it has positioned as a leading manufacturer in the market of busses, urban, foreign, of cargo and special,” said Vela.
The plant in Cd. Sahagun exports its vehicles to Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru.
Its innovation, profitable vision and commitment towards the wellbeing of people, have turned them in the most emblematic transportation company in Mexico.