Mérida student develops biodegradable plastic-alternative material

Mérida, Yucatán, January, 2018.- With the vision of reducing the impact of plastic consumption on the environment, Soledad Cecilia Pech Cohuo, a student of the doctorate in Sciences of Polymeric Materials from Merida´s Scientific Research Center of Yucatán (CICY), is working on the generation of a biodegradable material that could replace conventional More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Manufacturing sector shows exponential growth in Yucatán

45 days ago, on November 30 2017,  the Leoni Wiring Systems plant was inaugurated in Yucatan, where electric harnesses will be manufactured to be installed in commercial vehicles of the companies Volvo, General More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Mexico is present at CES, the biggest tech show on Earth

For many technology entrepreneurs and startups, CES is where dreams are born. It’s the place where their concepts and products are showcased to the masses for the first time ever, all with the hope to make More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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New $60M USD fuel storage facility to open in Progreso next year

The energy distribution company Hidrosur projects that by May 2018 it will be operating the first hydrocarbon logistics platform funded with private capital in the country… MERIDA – Through an investment More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Strong finances, economic dynamism and security distinguish Yucatan’s business climate

At the inauguration of the 4th Annual IMEF Convention and Business Summit 2017, with the representation of Governor Rolando Zapata Bello, officials touted the state’s business environment… MERIDA – More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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New auto-parts plant opens in Yucatan

The Yucatan Leoni factory was built with an investment of more than $350 million pesos (approx. $19 million USD)… MERIDA – Due to Yucatan’s logistics infrastructure, security, education, highly qualified More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Yucatan poinsettias production lags as demand soars

There is only one producer left in Yucatan that supplies the Merida market with 10,000 poinsettias… MERIDA – The Yucatan Peninsula demands 80,000 poinsettias (Flores de Noche Buena, “Christmas Eve Flowers”) More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Merida will host its first drone forum

The School of Engineering of the Universidad Modelo presents the Forum DRONAID 2017. MERIDA — The details of the DRONAID 2017 Forum were announced on Wednesday October 18, an event that aims to bring to the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Merida Hackers Create Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence

Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 2 — Israel Cauich Viñas of SoldAI… This is the second interview in my series: Meet Merida´s Vanguards where we feature exceptional people of Merida who through their More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Innovative construction techniques presented in Yucatan

MERIDA — New technologies in building materials provide savings in the installation and maintenance of spaces, said Marco Correa Ponce, director of Marcotrade, a company specialized in the supply of materials More...