News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

Insights

Canadian Investment in Mexico’s Manufacturing Industry

In 2016, Canada was Mexico’s second largest trading partner after the U.S., and one of Mexico’s main sources for foreign direct investment. Trade and investment enables both countries to become...

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Defining Nearshore Manufacturing in Mexico

Nearshore Manufacturing is a cost effective way to manufacture in neighboring countries for closer product distribution, skilled labor, trade benefits, and financial stability. In recent years...

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Queretaro's Manufacturing Workforce

The industrial sector has become part of the professional culture in Queretaro as automotive, aerospace, and other manufacturing industries became a natural career endeavor for the population....

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Advantages of Manufacturing in Hermosillo, Sonora

In 1986, the Ford Motor Company began operations at its Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. The opening of this facility represented a milestone for Mexico's...

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Considerations for Working with Labor Unions in Mexico

Expansion into Mexico calls for cooperation with local communities, organizations, and government to establish and maintain a reputable presence. One such organization is Mexican Labor Unions, who...

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What to factor into your "all-in" cost of manufacturing in Mexico

 

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The Offshore Group Recognized for Community Engagement in Saltillo

On October 4, 2016, The Offshore Group - ZAPA, was awarded with the Merito Canacintra, a merit distinction award given by Canacintra, the local Chamber of Industries chapter in Saltillo, Coahuila....

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Ford Invests in Mexico: Expansion in Mexico Enables Expansion in the U.S.

Last Wednesday, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced the company’s shift of their entire small-car production to Mexico by 2018. Ford’s move of their lowest profitable car, small-cars, to Mexico will...

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Mexican Manufacturing, a catalyst for U.S. economic growth

“Mexico is in the throes of a manufacturing boom” writes Natalie Kitroeff for the LA Times. The recent uptick in Mexican manufacturing is not independently self-sufficient, but works as a catalyst...

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Manufacturing in Mexico: Setting up shop at the border vs. the interior of Mexico

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