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2019 Engineering Leader Under 40: Alicia Ramirez, 34

Automation & Control Manager, Sucroliq, Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico, BS Mechatronics Engineering, Universidad del Valle de Mexico
By McKenzie Burns, Amanda Pelliccione, Mark T. Hoske September 12, 2019

Alicia Ramirez, 34
Automation & Control Manager
Sucroliq, Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
BS Mechatronics Engineering, Universidad del Valle de Mexico

Alicia is the first engineer in the world to have fully automated and operated plate filters. She is also the first one to have implemented Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in Mexico. In 2015 she was an essential part of the construction of a new sweetener production plant in Irapuato, Guanajuato. In the last few months, she has successfully dedicated her efforts to installing Industry 4.0 technologies, which have proved to be beneficial to the company.

FUN FACT: Alicia is a marathon runner and a Rubik’s cube lover.


McKenzie Burns, Amanda Pelliccione, Mark T. Hoske
Author Bio: McKenzie Burns, production coordinator; Amanda Pelliccione, research director; and Mark T. Hoske, content manager, CFE Media