News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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Having a strategic plan can prevent weather from disrupting supply chains

Weather can have a significant impact on manufacturing. For instance, a hurricane could prevent the shipment of certain materials that are necessary for production. No matter where manufacturers are...

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Why Mexico is The Go-To Location for Offshore Manufacturing

Mexico has become the premier place for companies to offshore their production, according to The Boston Consulting Group. The company believes that Mexico is now cheaper to manufacture in than...

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BMW expanding to Mexico to begin taking advantage of opportunities

BMW has recently leaked its decision to begin building a plant in Mexico. The factory is going to cost $1 billion, according to Bloomberg, and it will produce 150,000 cars a year. The factory will...

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Mexico becoming the global leader for offshoring advantages

Although China used to be a major site for investing in manufacturing facilities due to its low wages and the weak value of the yuan, things have changed. The yuan has appreciated in value, and...

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Mexico quickly overtaking China as a source for offshoring

Mexico is in a state of rapid industrial acceleration, according to Supply & Demand-Chain Executive (SDCE). The number of companies choosing to become a maquiladora in Mexico is beginning to...

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Coahuila: the Detroit of Mexico

Coahuila is responsible for one-third of the steel produced in Mexico, according to The History Channel, and it is also responsible for much of the nation's automobile construction. As such, it is...

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Nearshoring to Mexico, Latin America seen as strong trend

According to a recent study of the global logistics market by Pennsylvania State University, Capgemini Consulting, Korn/Ferry International, Penske Logistics and eyefortransport (EFT), nearshoring...

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Improved supply chain options benefit manufacturers in Mexico

For manufacturers on either side of the border between Mexico and the United States, the supply chain can be a difficult and expensive aspect of conducting business. However, a recent move by the...

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Sustainable Packaging Enterprise Expands Manufacturing in Mexico

As the manufacturing sector diversifies in Mexico, there are increasing opportunities for international companies to nearshore production to the region. With a strong community of medical device...

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6 steps to a smarter supply chain in 2014

The way businesses operate today requires an integrated approach to producing and distributing goods. Offshore manufacturing presents a number of opportunities for companies hoping to deliver the...

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