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Achilles Arbex
Director, Global Services

Achilles P. Arbex joined AMT as General Manager of the AMT Sao Paulo Technology Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, in May 2013. Achilles graduated as an Automation and Control Engineer and has a post-graduate degree in Strategic Project Management from ITA – The Aeronautics Technology Institute in Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil. Prior to the current position at AMT, Achilles held positions at ZF Brazil, ZF Germany and Dana Industries. Achilles’ experience involves business development and industrial investment in Brazil at international and domestic manufacturing companies and at various industrial segments, including automotive, aerospace, electric and electronic, oil and gas, alternative energy, and others.

Achilles P. Arbex joined AMT as General Manager of the AMT Sao Paulo Technology Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, in May 2013. Achilles graduated as an Automation and Control Engineer and has a post-graduate degree in Strategic Project Management from ITA – The Aeronautics Technology Institute in Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil. Prior to the current position at AMT, Achilles held positions at ZF Brazil, ZF Germany and Dana Industries. Achilles’ experience involves business development and industrial investment in Brazil at international and domestic manufacturing companies and at various industrial segments, including automotive, aerospace, electric and electronic, oil and gas, alternative energy, and others.

Posts by Achilles Arbex
International
By Achilles ArbexDec 08, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico and Brazil

What lies ahead for Latin America's largest economies? How are uncertainties affecting the investments and resilience of the two engines of the region? For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

5m read
International
By Achilles ArbexOct 11, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Are inflationary pressures and the world’s challenges harming the economic growth of Brazil and Mexico? All signs point to no. It looks like a bright future is ahead for the two Latin American engines. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexSep 13, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Latin America remains resilient amid shocks and tightening global financial conditions. In fact, a wave of investment is heading toward sectors such as wind energy, EVs, raw material production, and more. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexJul 06, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Latin America stays hot as activity intensifies in Brazil and Mexico, including new propulsion systems for eVTOLs, EV production, and investments and orders for aerospace, agriculture, energy, and more. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexMay 10, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Busy times in the two largest Latin American markets: Brazil's automotive, agricultural, and aerospace sectors see a lot of activity, while Mexico is a leading destination for foreign direct investment. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexMay 09, 2023

CIMT 2023: China is Seeking Automation NOW

Post-COVID China is seeking a quick economic recovery, and its pent-up need to increase capacity is driving demand for automation solutions. CIMT demonstrated great opportunities for U.S. manufacturing technology companies to win big in China.

4m read
International
By Achilles ArbexMar 15, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Holding up well despite shocks from the war in Ukraine and global interest rate hikes, Brazil and Mexico remain solid and attractive to foreign investments, driving expansion, growth, and modernization. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexJan 11, 2023

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Billions of dollars are earmarked for electric vehicles and automotive components in Mexico and Latin America. Medical components, construction, and many more sectors see investments. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexOct 25, 2022

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

The news from Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina shows continued investment in the usual suspects: EV, energy, and infrastructure, with additional developments in steelmaking, regional aviation, and mining. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

7m read
International
By Achilles ArbexAug 19, 2022

International News From the Field: Brazil

Brazil maintains its upbeat forecast. Lower taxes, government initiatives in developing technology, implementing work processes, and agile solutions have all helped to positively impact Brazil's growth. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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