Manufacturing in Mexico


05Jan

Maquiladora expects to grow 20% this year

The maquiladora industry in Ciudad Juarez expects to increase investment and employment of staff up to 20 percent this year, far higher than that obtained during 2011, based on a survey of companies located here.

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05Jan

China Production Advantage Erodes as US, Mexico Gain

China could lose advantage over U.S. in five years if freight rates rise 5 percent annually. The cost advantage of manufacturing products in low-cost manufacturing locations in Asia will erode in comparison to the U.S. and Mexico in 2012, according to a new report by global consultancy AlixPartners.

Posted in Manufacturing in Mexico

04Jan

Manufacturing in Mexico, A Strategic Alternative to China

With wages on the rise in China along with increasing shipping costs from China to North America, American companies are closely evaluating the benefits of moving manufacturing operations back to the U.S. Mexico is another viable option for companies looking to cut transportation costs.

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04Jan

Mexico's IMEF Manufacturing, Services Indexes Rose In December

MEXICO CITY (Dow Jones)--The Mexican Institute of Finance Executives, or IMEF, said Tuesday its manufacturing and services indexes rose in December from the previous month in an "encouraging start to the year."

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03Jan

The Manufacturing EXPO, February 14-15, 2012 in Downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND--The inaugural Manufacturing EXPO, Putting a Face on Manufacturing, is prepared to change the way manufacturers, design engineers and purchasing agents view production and product selection.

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03Jan

Three Outlooks on 2012

'Mexico might be the big winner.'—Jim O'Neill, Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management: One of the heirs to China's manufacturing fortune could be Mexico.

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