- Gearboxes and engine aluminium parts
- Aluminium foundry: 2,011 tonnes
The HORSE aluminium foundry plant in Córdoba has been producing gearboxes and engine parts, mainly for the South American market, since 1964. It makes more than 400,000 parts a year, and exports them all to the Los Andes plant in Chile and the Curitiba plant in Brazil.
FOUNDED IN: 1964
LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: Cormasa S.A. until end-2023, now Horse Argentina S.A.; wholly owned by New H. Powertrain Holding (S.L.U.)
ACTIVITY: High-pressure die casting, aluminium foundry
WORKFORCE: 80 people (July 2023)
AREA: 11 ha of buildings, 25 ha in all
CERTIFICATIONS: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004
The HORSE Córdoba plant is ISO 14001 certified and its environmental policy – like Renault Group’s environmental policy – aims to combine business performance, social progress and environmental preservation into a strategy that drives profitable growth.
The HORSE Córdoba Plant is committed to earning its customers’ satisfaction by supplying products and services that meet their expectations as well as increasingly exacting technological and regulatory requirements.
1955: Santa Isabel plant established in Córdoba.
1959: Renault acquired a stake in Kaiser Argentina, which started manufacturing Renault vehicles at Santa Isabel.
1964: The PFA plant opened (as ILASA at the time).
1967: Kaiser Argentina Renault was established (it later became IKA Renault), Renault acquired a 70% stake in it.
1975: IKA Renault became Renault Argentina SA.
1992: Renault Argentina SA became Compañía Interamericana de Automóviles SA (Ciadea), Renault owned a 72.3% stake in it.
1992: PFA was founded.
1997: Renault took back control of its operation in Argentina, switched the company’s name back to Renault Argentina SA.
1998: Sold parts to external customers.
2008: Increased capacity (two presses).
2009: Manufactured its first engine part, a K4 cylinder head cover.
2012: Further increased capacity (two additional presses).
2013: Started manufacturing a new engine part, a K7 cylinder head cover.
2015: Started manufacturing three new parts for the clutch housing.
2016: Started producing the HR16 engine timing cover.
2022: Decided to go ahead with the HR10/13 engine project.
2023: The PFA foundry became part of HORSE on 1 July.
Av. La Voz del Interior 6353
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