News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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NAFTA isn't Mexico’s only Advantage

The political landscape has created an uncertain environment for manufacturers who want to invest in Mexico. Despite current polarizing rhetoric, cooperation between the two countries has seen...

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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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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 are the labor unions in...

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Your "all-in" Cost for Manufacturing in Mexico

What is the true "all-in" cost of manufacturing in Mexico? There is plenty to tabulate when making the decision about whether and where to set up shop in Mexico, including your projected expenses...

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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 and Provides Growth to 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

The recent uptick in Mexican manufacturing is not independently self-sufficient, but works as a catalyst for U.S. economic growth. Both sides of the border contribute to the production and...

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Manufacturing in Mexico: The Border vs. the Interior of Mexico

 Ever since the the Border Industrialization Program (aka the Maquiladora Program) was launched in Mexico in the 1960s, situating manufacturing operations right along the Mexico-U.S. border has...

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