News, Insights and Best Practices for Manufacturing in Mexico

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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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Understanding the Maquiladora in Mexico

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to strengthen their business model and cut costs. Offshoring can help with this, as it can lower the cost of labor and gain certain tax benefits not found...

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Mexico, 4th in A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index

Mexico moved up to fourth place on A.T. Kearney's Global Services Location Index, securing its highest position since the creation of GSLI. While offshoring powerhouses like India and China remain...

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Gap closing between Mexico and China as an offshoring destination

Many manufacturing companies desiring to produce items that are of the highest quality but at a fraction of the cost are likely considering offshoring. This is a practice by which an organization...

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How Mexico has positioned itself as an offshoring haven

Mexico has become a popular offshoring destination for many companies in the U.S. and Canada. In fact, an overwhelmingly large number of products - from automobiles to medical devices - are now...

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Why Mexico is beating China as an offshoring destination

Mexico has become a hotspot for offshoring activity. A number of companies are taking advantage of the Mexican government's open invitation to establish manufacturing operations in the country....

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The Rewards and Risks of Offshoring vs Outsourcing

Both offshoring and outsourcing are solutions for companies trying to lower manufacturing costs, complete tasks more efficiently and increase company productivity through resource allocation....

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Mexico's inflation in July could indicate expansion

Mexico's inflation rate increased to 3.95 percent in early July, according to Reuters. Policymakers were divided, but the majority believe this indicates that growth in the country is starting to...

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Mexico becoming major attraction to US lawmakers

Mexico has become a major destination for U.S. politicians that want to curry favor with an economic superpower that is quickly developing its country into a major hotspot for manufacturing and...

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Mexico less expensive than China for manufacturing

Research by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) now suggests that Mexico is more cost-effective to manufacture in than China. According to their findings, the "manufacturing cost-structures" of...

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