News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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Industry Needs for Automotive Suppliers in Mexico

One of the main reasons automakers are able to produce and export at a large scale is because of Mexico’s robust network of suppliers located around the country. Mexico exported 41% of their auto... Read More

Mexico Manufacturing Costs Analyzed

Manufacturing costs have consistently been the dominant factor that companies take into account when deciding whether or not to initiate and operate a manufacturing facility in Mexico. When a...

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Start-Up Costs to Consider for your Mexico Manufacturing Operation

When contemplating all the issues that surround the start-up of manufacturing operations in Mexico, cost items are at the top of the list. Manufacturing cost reduction considerations motivate...

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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 they also need to operate under the...

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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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U.S. Lean Manufacturing Principles and The Need to Nearshore

While many companies are positioned to change and innovate as new technologies take precedence in the manufacturing industry, news source McClatchy DC reported that adopting lean manufacturing...

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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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