The Fundidora Park in Monterrey

The Fundidora Park is considered an industrial-archeology museum. It was created with the intention to offer families of Nuevo Leon a place of rest, where you can practice sports, a wide  range of entertainment activities, training, business meetings, commercial, cultural and artistic promotion walkways.  It has a living art cinema better known as Nuevo León film library, an art gallery with two exhibition rooms, media library, children’s workshops and a theater with capacity for 350 people. The fundidora Park  is an interactive museum about the origin of steel which has an exhibition area and a lookout where you can see the center of Monterrey.

The Fountain of Life in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

The Fountain  of Life is a large bronze sculpture dedicated to water. It is located in the “Macroplaza” of Monterrey.

It was designed by the Spanish sculptor Luis Sanguino and was erected by the State Government in December 1984. The sculpture consists of a figure of Neptune, the Roman god of ancient seas and oceans and eight other figures, including lions , horses and women. The Fountain was made to commemorate the Hydraulic Plan that, among other developments, including the construction of the Cerro Prieto Dam; This hydraulic plan had intended to mainly solve the problem of water supply in the metropolitan area of Monterrey.

The Parroquia of San Miguel Arcángel

The symbolic icon of San Miguel de Allende, incorrectly known as “cathedral”, is a neo-Gothic parish located in the heart of the city, right across the main garden (the Jardín Principal). Make sure not to miss the inside of the church, where a feeling of total peace is percieved. If you are lucky, you might be able to enjoy the beautiful songs of the local choir.

The igus® car is visiting Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato is establishing itself as the most dynamic automotive leader in Mexico. Guanajuato currently manufactures 1 out of 10 vehicles in Mexico, and over the next five years with automotive investments of large companies, there are expectations to be 5 out of 10. In Guanajuato the manufacturing sector employs more than 155,000 people. Leather products, textile,  food and beverage,  petrochemical and machinery  are those that occupy more manpower. This state is known as the country’s most important colonial tourist destination and has several colonial jewels,  architectural beauty besides archaeological zones, centers of commerce and business. It also has 50 beautiful places also known as The 50 Wonders of Guanajuato.

The igus® car is visiting the city of Leon outside the Pantheon of San Nicholas

We are in the city of Leon outside the Pantheon of San Nicholas which is the oldest of the city. It was opened in 1899, with over 100 years of existance, there are a lot of stories running through its veins, death in life is felt in every one of its graves; 119 years of death are alive in San Nicolas.

Leon is developing various vocations, apart from the leather industry and footwear, which produces over 65% of footwear in Mexico. The industries that reached the city have turned it in a center of attraction for national students, workers and professionals. For instance the tanning industry, automotive, metalforming, chemical, agriculture, highly specialized medicine research, tourism and research centers.

The igus® car is visiting the city of Aguascalientes

The igus® car is visiting the city of Aguascalientes , where customers in the Agricutural and Automotive industry confirmed the benefits of no corrosion, dirt and high load resistance of Drytech products. The car also visited the “Plaza de Toros Monumental de Aguascalientes” is a bullring in the city of Aguascalientes Mexico. It is currently used for bull fighting and concerts. The stadium holds 16,000 people and it was inaugurated on November 23, 1974. Its the 4th largest bullring in Mexico.

The igus® car is visiting Puebla, México

The igus® car is visiting Puebla, near the monument to Ignacio Zaragoza, he was declared Meritorious of the Mother country in heroic degree, his remains were exhumed from the Pantheon of “San Fernando” in Mexico City to be transferred to the city of Puebla. Now they are located in the area of the “Fuertes de Loreto y Guadalupe”, where a memorial was built. The remains of his wife, Rafaela Padilla, were also buried in the monument in 1979.

“Los portales” in downtown Toluca

This is the last day in Toluca and the igus® car visited “Los portales” in downtown Toluca. These arches along the buildings are from the 19th century and have become a distinctive symbol of the city of Toluca. The portals give Toluca a very distinctive character and  a particular interpretation of the idea of a mall, with facilities and stores of all kinds.

Pirámide de la Luna en Teotihuacán México

The igus® car has crossed the Atlantic again, and traveling across Mexico, visiting customers and landmarks like the Pyramid of the Moon, the second largest pyramid in Teotihuacan!

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El coche igus® ha cruzado el Atlántico una vez más, y está viajando a través de México, visitando clientes y algunos puntos de referencia como la Pirámide de la Luna, la cual es la segunda pirámide más grande de Teotihuacán!

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Photo(s) of the day!

Does a collage count as one photo, or four? Either way, here’s a look at Friday’s Open House at igus Headquarters in Cologne, Germany!

Top Left: A donation of 25,000 Euros was made to Tatort-Straßen der Welt, an organization that helps disadvantaged children; Left: Sascha Laufenberg (Former “iglide on tour” driver) with Klaus J. Behrendt and Dietmar Bär (Tatort – Team Cologne);Right – Selfie with Nils, Sandor, Frank Blase (CEO of igus GmbH), Gerhard Baus (General manager of iglide bearings), Felix (Host) and I; Bottom – Panorama with Cologne band Kasalla on stage. 

 

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