News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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Offshoring and Supply Chain Management in Mexico

The majority of manufacturing executives seek ways to reduce their operational costs and boost profits. Offshoring can offer these advantages to U.S. businesses, as does investing in a supply...

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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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Natural Gas Distribution in the Saltillo Manufacturing Industry

Exports of U.S. natural gas to Mexico have quickly risen in the past decade because of its low prices and ease of access. Since 2009, Natural Gas exports to Mexico have doubled in support of the...

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Understanding the NAFTA Certificate of Origin

To fully benefit from NAFTA, Canadian and U.S. companies that manufacture in Mexico must not only produce a viable product at a competitive prices, but also operate within Mexico, Canada and U.S....

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Advantages of Nearshoring

Offshoring in itself offers many competitive edges as an outsourcing alternative, but the advantages of nearshoring are unparalleled in terms of reducing manufacturing costs. Not only does...

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Saltillo’s Manufacturing Economy

Saltillo is a prosperous manufacturing city in the high desert of northern Mexico. It’s strong manufacture-oriented export economy and growing automobile industry has made it an advantageous...

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Rise in U.S. Lean Manufacturing and the need to Nearshore

The U.S. manufacturing sector took a hit during the recession, but the industry is making a comeback. While many companies are still struggling to regain the ground they lost due to the economic...

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IMMEX and Manufacturing Communities in Mexico

 

Maquiladora operations date back to the 50's and have gradually changed over the years with the advent of NAFTA and the opening of the Mexican market. The Mexican government changed the program...

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Overview of Employee Benefits and Paid Time-Off in Mexico

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

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Work Week and Payroll Factors in the Mexican Labor Law

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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