Enrique Rivas Cuellar, mayor of Nuevo Laredo, recognized 22 students and 5 professors from the different universities in the city, who ended the Program Industry 4.0 Diploma Certificate.


Industry 4.0 is intended to revolutionize manufacturing and production processes, thanks to the internet, the cloud, data integration and technological progress of such systems, from there the importance of the university sector in learning about the subject.


The mayor thanked the director of the Instituto Tecnologico de Nuevo Laredo, Javier Octavio Nunez, where the graduation ceremony took place, the facilities provided to this course developed through the Center for Socioeconomic and Technological Innovation (Centro IST) from the Ministry of Economic Development, and underlined be the rallied work beginning among universities for the preparation of technological innovation and national and international exchange of students.


“This is only the beginning of a series of courses that we would like to continue on the subject of academic exchanges and to be able to bring highly specialized courses and make them available to university students.  We have been joining efforts and coordinating with universities in order for Nuevo Laredo academy have access to courses and this kind of event,” said the mayor.


Training was taught by TECNALIA experts, and from the Center for Engineering and Industrial Development (CIDESI, by its Spanish initials) to professors from the Tecnologico, Universidad Tecnologica and Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, which in turn will teach their knowledge to students from the Tecnologico and the UT from February 22nd to May 25th this year.


The director of the Centro IST, Daniel Covarrubias Pena, said that, with this diploma course, students, as well as professors, receive a plus to support in the encouragement of the also called “Fourth Industrial Revolution.”


This event was attended by Francisco Javier Solis, secretary of Economic Development; Rene Adrian Salinas, director of the School of Commerce, Administration and Social Sciences from UAT; and Alfonso Salas Perez, dean of UTNL.