“Jalisco is as rich as all of Mexico in the industrial sector; except for the extraction of oil, we have all the industrial sectors and many of them as leaders.  That is the big industrial family of Jalisco, with a unity and a progress feeling,” said during its second report Daniel Curiel Rodriguez, coordinator of the Council of Industrial Chambers in Jalisco (CCIJ, by its Spanish initials).


The business leader talked about the strategies implemented in the last year inside the CCIJ, which have resulted in an exponential growth for the industrial sector in Jalisco.


Before government authorities and leaders from business leaders, Curiel Rodriguez assured that the recertification of ISO 2015 has been worked within the institutional strengthening axis, aiming to promote the Jalisco industry in the trend of Industry 4.0.  “We are implementing a CRM and an ERP, which once settled will lower to all the Chambers members of the Council,” he said.


On the other hand, he said that as part of the strategy to promote the industry growth and encourage a business environment conductive for that, the use of computing technologies at SMEs, with which has been reached a greater productivity and competitiveness to substitute imports.


Regarding the CCIJ actions around the encouragement of better labor practices, the leader highlighted that “if we want to be world-class companies, we must take care of the most valuable things companies have: their collaborators.  That is why 150 workshops have been lectured and now 33 companies already have the distinction Better Labor Practices.


Likewise, he highlighted the linkage of the business organism with the Government sector in its different levels, with the academy and other private organisms.  One of these cufflinks was done with the MIND, through which 80 patents were generated, five brands, 500 new products and services, 80 materials and 119 business meetings.


The businessmen message was attended by Aristoteles Sandoval, State’s governor; Manuel Herrera, president of CONCAMIN; Ricardo Suro, Magistrate president of the Supereme Court of Justice; Hugo Contreras, deputy president of the directive board from the Congress of Jalisco; Jose Palacios, secretary of Economic Development; Jaime Reyes, head of the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology; Pablo Lemus, mayor of Zapopan; Ignacio Aranguren, member founder of CCIJ; Luis Aguirre, president of Index Nacional; Mario Gutierrez, delegate from the Ministry of Economy in Jalisco; Mauro Garza, president of COPARMEX Jalisco; Xavier Orendain, president of CANACO Guadalajara; Jacobo Cabrera, president of the Agricultural Council of Jalisco; and Miguel Angel Landeros, president of COMCE.