This Wednesday, Governor Miguel Ángel Riquelme announced the investment in the North Pilgrims Project, which will be installed in Cuatro Ciénegas, Pueblo Mágico de Coahuila.
The investment will consist of 12 million dollars and contemplates the raising of birds for reproduction, it will count the generation of 140 direct jobs and more than 300 indirect ones.
“They arrive in this part of Coahuila at a very opportune moment because it helps us boost the economy of two important municipalities of the entity, Cuatro Ciénegas and Ocampo,” said the state president.
He expressed that this investment is special for his Government, since it is one of the largest poultry projects in the entityand by the place where the company decided to settle.
In his message to the managers, he pointed out that with their investment they are helping to change the history of these municipalities.
Riquelme Solís assured that the investment announced today is essential to continue strengthening the development and growth of the Central-Desert Region of the State.
He thanked both the Mayor of Cuatro Ciénegas and the Mayor of Ocampo for the coordination and joint work to be able to carry out this project.
“This day we are going to add to Cuatro Ciénegas, a faithful witness of Coahuila’s participation in national history, being the headquarters of a large global animal protein company,” he said.
Miguel Riquelme endorsed his firm commitment to continue working in coordination with the municipalities to guarantee the favorable environment that Coahuila has today.
He recognized that a very solid scaffolding has been built between society and the Government for Coahuila to continue climbing the places it has earned to date.
“Many thanks to Pilgrims and the Madero family; We will correspond with loyalty and certainty, with well-being for your employees and with guaranteeing the success of your investment”, stated Governor Miguel Riquelme.
Both the Mayor of Cuatro Ciénegas, Manuel Humberto Villarreal, and the Mayor of Ocampo, Laura Mara Silva, agreed that the North Pilgrims Project greatly favors economic growth and job creation in their municipalities.
For his part, Claudio Bres Garza, Secretary of Economy of Coahuila, stressed that this investment is the first stage of a project that may grow to 1,300 million pesos in the following months.
In his message, Arturo Madero Sordo, sharecropper investment partner, agreed that this investment will mark a milestone in the economic development of the region, which will offer valuable opportunities for the progress and well-being of the communities.
He informed that 16 breeding chicken houses will be built, facilities that will have the latest technology, ensuring poultry production of the highest quality.
He added that an additional investment of approximately 10 million pesos will be made for the installation and generation of photovoltaic energy, which will guarantee 100 percent of the energy consumption of the booths.
He highlighted the favorable conditions that make Coahuila an attractive destination for private investmentsuch as security, skilled labor, the rule of law or the timely commitment of the State Government to promote close collaboration with businessmen and the community.