News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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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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Maquiladoras in Mexico: What are the Benefits?

Maquiladoras have attracted foreign companies because of their various tax benefits, skilled labor, proximity to large markets, and ultimately lower costs. The country has uniquely positioned...

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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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Nearshore Manufacturing in Mexico - Infographic

In recent years nearshoring has become a best practice for manufacturers and IT services, as a way to improve their supply chains and better service their customers in the region. Find out how...

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Investment and Infrastructure in Queretaro

In the past decade Queretaro has grown into a productive, educated and overall prosperous manufacturing location. Access to major cities in Mexico and the U.S. make the state a major manufacturing...

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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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