About us


  • 2022 - 2023

    The Company has successfully closed the sale of its Ceramic Tile Business (Vitromex) to Mohawk Industries, Inc. after receiving the authorization from the antitrust authorities and completed other closing conditions stated in the contract.

  • 2020

    GIS changes reporting currency, adopting US Dollar instead of Mexican Peso.

  • 2019

    Disincorporation of Calorex, the Company's water heater business. GIS consolidates Evercast in its financial results, joint venture entered with ZF, while signing an extension to supply auto parts until 2033.

  • 2018

    GISSA celebrates its 90 anniversary.

    Consolidates the three businesess of its autoparts sector, CIFUNSA, ACE and INFUN under the brand Draxton, which attends more than 50 clients of the automotive industry with its locations in 6 different countries.

  • 2016

    The growth path continues with the acquisition of Infun Group, strengthening the presence of the Auto Parts Sector un Europe and entering the Asian Market. With this step in the strategy, we consolidate the Global Auto parts structure.

  • 2015

    GISSA concluded the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Ace.

    Autoparts agrees JV with Fagor Ederlan for the manufacturing of foundry parts. GIS Decalogue launching; strengthening the strategy of the Group in preparation for 2025.

  • 2011 - 2014

    Consolidation and expansion of strategic operations with financial strength; acquisition of Tisamatic. The JV with TRW for new foundry operations is announced.
    Fluida acquires Funcosa assets.

  • 2001 - 2010

    Calorex acquisition and HESA’s brand rights. In JV with Caterpillar, production of blocks and heads for diesel motors.

  • 1991 - 2000

    Santa Anita and Enasa starts production of ceramic pottery, cookware and steel pots and pans.

  • 1981 - 1990

    Moto Islo redirects efforts to produce washing machine transmissions.

  • 1971 - 1980

    Islo Honda start of operations. Melcinsa set up for the production of pottery. GISSA’s IPO. Cifunsa 3 begins production of grey iron blocks and heads.

  • 1961 - 1970

    Sociedad de Valores de México is incorporated.

  • 1951 - 1960

    Motocicletas Islo begins operations, and Cinsa Calentadores is founded.

  • 1941 - 1950

    Brochas y Cepillos Exito was founded, followed by Molinos del Fénix for flour production.

  • 1931 - 1940

    Cinsa is founded to produce enamel and steel products for kitchenware.

  • 1920 - 1930

    “El Aluminio” is founded to produce plumbing hardware products such as tubes, connections, bathtubs, and other bathroom supplies.

Strong portfolio of products and lasting relationships with our customers