News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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Mexico’s Industrial Health and Safety Regulations

In the world of manufacturing, there is always the possibility of an accident occurring, or someone’s health being affected adversely by workplace activities. The reason there are not more mishaps...

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Mexico's Share of the Global Marketplace is Growing

U.S. businesses have chosen Mexico as their offshoring destination for years, and the country is quickly gaining ground in the global marketplace. According to CNBC, Mexico offers U.S. companies a...

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Manufacturing in Mexico and China after NAFTA

More and more automakers are expanding to Mexico, and companies that manufacture in China are taking advantage of this by sending as much of its steel and other industrial goods as possible to...

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Understanding Your Manufacturing Costs in Mexico

Establishing a manufacturing presence in Mexico comes with various costs to consider. A manufacturing operation requires specific skills, location knowledge, and supply-chain partnerships to dig...

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Foreign Companies Continue Investing in Mexico Manufacturing

Mexico manufacturing provides companies with a variety of benefits. Companies expanding to the country become part of dynamically growing industries with access to a global market and highly...

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Consumer Benefits of Offshoring

Expanding to Mexico creates benefits for manufacturers by the numbers, but the benefits of offshoring for consumers are frequently overlooked. Offshoring in Mexico not only means more efficient...

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U.S. Lean Manufacturing Principles and The Need to Nearshore

While many companies are positioned to change and innovate as new technologies take precedence in the manufacturing industry, news source McClatchy DC reported that adopting lean manufacturing...

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Introduction to the Mexican Federal Labor Law: The Basics

 With few updates, one most recently in 2012, Mexican labor laws were written into the constitution after the revolutionary war in 1917. The laws rigorously implement a safe work environment and...

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Overview of Holidays and Paid Time-Off in Mexico

Mexico, like many countries, has baseline legal benefits that are embedded in the national labor law. Employees in Mexican manufacturing typically follow strong safety procedures and work within a...

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Work Week and Payroll Factors in Mexico

Mexico's work schedule operates on a specific standard that generates flexibility within the work week. The intricacies of employee overtime, termination, resignation, and retirement payments...

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