News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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What does the Trans-Pacific Partnership mean for manufacturers?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a proposed trade agreement designed to define a baseline set of norms for international trade. Successful formation of the partnership promises both direct...

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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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Mexico a great investment for foreign oil and gas firms

Mexico is one of the best countries for foreign investments in the world right now, according to a report by international law firm White & Case. Their argument hinges on whether international...

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Tapping into Mexico's Skilled Labor Force

Expanding to Mexico has been a focus for many manufacturing companies. The North American Free Trade Agreement and the more than 40 countries have a deal in place with Mexico that allows...

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Mexico Energy Reform Measures Strengthen Manufacturing

Mexico has been working to make itself an attractive destination for foreign companies looking to move all or some of their manufacturing activities.  Multiple free trade agreements make Mexico an...

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General motors to run Mexican factories using wind power

Expanding to Mexico is an option being explored by a large number of foreign companies. The advantages offered by Mexico in terms of lowered labor costs, technical proficiency of workers and the...

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Mexico's aerospace sector continues to rapidly expand

Manufacturing in Mexico has become quite popular with foreign companies. Many of these organizations are attracted to doing business in the country because it boasts a highly skilled workforce...

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Trucking improving, issues remain

When running an offshoring company in Mexico, one of the major problems is logistics. The issue is not so much moving goods within Mexico itself or in the United States, but rather crossing the...

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Mexico's free trade agreements make it an ideal export base

Automotive manufacturing in Mexico has been booming, thanks largely to cheaper labor and proximity to the United States, but the country's bountiful free trade agreements have also lent a hand....

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Where to Nearshore: Mexico or Elsewhere in Latin America?

When it comes to operating a factory offshore, the question becomes where exactly to set up shop. Do manufacturers take their business to a maquiladora in Mexico? Or do they run their production...

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