Saltillo, Coahuila.- Beyond the bonds of friendship exists the relationship of Sister Cities.
The Chambers of Commerce of Austin and Saltillo are "devoted to strengthening business ties between both communities," said Luis Rodriguez, president of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
"We have strong bridges of friendship, bridges of history and bridges of love ... now we need to reinforce our bridge of economy," said Rodriguez at a meeting held at the Saltillo business campus of Bordarte.
At the meeting, in which business and civil representatives from both cities participated, they reviewed investment opportunities offered by the Coahuilanese Capital.
Jorge Tafich Martínez, president of the Canaco Saltillo and general counselor of Concanaco, which brings together more than 600 chambers of commerce throughout Mexico, offered that "they have the confidence so that whatever one may require, whoever wants to work, can invest in Saltillo, come to us ".
Furthermore, in the framework of the 441st anniversary celebrations of Saltillo, the company Bordarte received the members of the Sister Cities Committees of Saltillo and Austin,
In the event, which was chaired by businessman Pedro Quintanilla, together with the leaders of both committees Nick Barreiro and Jesús Castilla, members of the private initiative of both cities were present.
Quintanilla offered a message of the origins of Bordarte, remembering when Doña Ofelia started the business 25 years ago with just one embroidery machine, until her current stage in which she has become an exporting firm in different countries, to which produces liners for the Corvette and headers for vehicles including Mercedes Benz.
"Thank you very much for receiving us, Saltillo is a spectacular place. Of all my travels around the world, of all the people I have known, where I am comfortable is here, where I am happy is with you, "said Nick Barreiro, president of the Committee of Sister Cities of Austin.
Read the original article in Spanish here.