News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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How will Mexico impact UAW talks?

Union contract negotiations between the Big Three U.S. automakers and the United Auto Workers opened this week, and Mexico looms over the talks like an enormous, inescapable shadow.

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Shelter frameworks provide a suite of protections

Like all regulated industries, manufacturers tend to approach government programs with a healthy dose of caution. Mexico, however, is courting North American manufacturers. And the shelter...

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Why Mexico's aerospace manufacturing sector is so hot

Mexico's aerospace industry is red hot and still heating up. As recent as 2007, Mexico had 150 manufacturing facilities, producing $2.7 billion in airplane parts. That number grew to 260 plants in...

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How Mexico outperformed China in auto manufacturing

Manufacturing automobiles is a global endeavor, and having the right production partners is imperative. Years ago, the stereotypical American consumer would assume that offshore manufacturing work...

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What growth in Mexican consumer spending means for manufacturing

North American manufacturers are turning to Mexico and nearshore facilitators like The Offshore Group to position themselves in anticipation of Mexico's expected economic growth. A young Mexican...

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What's behind Mexico's steadily growing manufacturing sector?

Mexico is emerging as a global powerhouse for high-quality, sustainable manufacturing. We sat down with David McQueen, director of consulting services for The Offshore Group, to find out what's...

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What's Driving such Steady Employment Growth in Mexico?

Mexico continues to be one of the hottest markets on the planet, and according to Bloomberg, new unemployment numbers are the lowest reported since October of 2008.

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Mexico manages overtime for mutual benefit

Understanding Mexico's workweek structure is important for companies looking south for offshoring advantages. Companies have a legitimate interest in seeing workers rewarded for their labor....

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Sonora great for aerospace manufacturing

Sonora is only 60 miles from Tucson, Ariz. One of its major industries is aerospace, but it is home to many other manufacturing trades. The unions are pro-business, and there are many options...

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Ford, Toyota increase their vehicle manufacturing activity in Mexico

The growth of auto manufacturing in Mexico has quickly propelled the country into being one of the world's fastest-growing economies. A number of foreign carmakers have made capital investments to...

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