2019 In alliance with ZF, Draxton signs an extension agreement for the JV, Evercast, in order to supply auto parts until 2033. 2019 The sale of the Water Heater Business, Calorex, to Ariston Thermo was completed. 2018 Draxton is presented, the new identity of the GIS Autoparts sector in a global level, merging the companies: Cinfunsa, ACE and Infun. 2018 Cinsa, Calorex, Draxton and Vitromex companies are certified as Great Place to Work in Mexico, with an improvement of 6% over the 2015 results. 2017 GIS is awarded the 2016 Premio Nacional de Calidad (National Award of Quality) in the Innovación Organizacional (organizational innovation) category. 2016 Mentoria de Vida program is launched, with the purpose of offering emotional support to all the employees of GIS in México. 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 GIS consolidates the first step towards globalization by the acquisition of ACE, European leader in iron castings and aluminum castings and machining for brake systems in the Auto Industry. 2015 A Joint Venture is signed with Fagor Ederlan to build a new Machining facility. 2015 Start of Operations of Evercast, a Joint Venture with ZF-TRW, dedicated to Auto Parts Castings and Machining. 2013 GIS invests 65 million dollars to increase the foundry capacity for the plant in San Luis Potosi. 2011 Acquisition of Tisamatic, business dedicated to the auto part foundry in San Luis Potosi 2004 Start of Operations of the first Foundry Auto Parts facility in Irapuato, Guanajuato. 2000 Calorex acquisition, Company dedicated to the manufacture of water heaters, and becomes the core brand in the business. 1998 Operations outside of Saltillo begin. 1976 GIS becomes a Public Company and starts trade in Mexican Stock Exchange. 1967 Vitromex is born, the business dedicated to the design and production of ceramic flooring. 1964 GIS enters the Auto Industry. 1957 Initiates water heaters production. 1955 The foundry department starts manufacturing pipe fittings and is transformed into Cifunsa. 1932 The manufacture company became Cinsa. 1928 Don Isidro López Zertuche, starts kitchenware production in Saltillo, Coahuila with 3 employees.