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New Tools and Incentives to Foster Innovation in One of North America’s Top Manufacturing Centers of Excellence

The Tijuana EDC is paving the way for Tijuana to become a facilitator of innovation and high tech investment, by integrating new infrastructure, incentives and technical support programs available for new projects looking to increase their competitive advantage.  Baja California State Governor Jose Guadalupe Osuna inaugurated the first phase of the Business Innovation and Technology Center (BIT Center) in Tijuana. Read more:

Tijuana’s “Business Innovation and Technology  Center”

Beyond NAFTA: U.S. should work with Canada, Mexico

Robert A. Pastor comments on NAFTA: The time has come to end the debate on NAFTA and begin one on the future of North America. If we fail to grasp this, our chronic problems will grow worse, and our potential as a region competing against China will never be utilized.  Pastor is a professor at American University and author of “The North American Idea: A Vision of a Continental Future.” Read more:

Beyond NAFTA: U.S. should work with Canada, Mexico

Baja Sun Energy Announces Mexico’s First Integrated Solar Company

As an integrated Concentrated Photovoltaic Enterprise, Baja Sun Energy will be able to provide the lowest-cost solar energy solution for North America. With manufacturing plants on the Border of Baja California, Baja Sun will also establish sales and marketing operations in San Diego, California. Arima Eco, Grupo Maiz (Monterrey Mexico) and Silicon Border will own the new Company.  Read more:

Baja Sun Energy Announces Mexico’s First Integrated Solar Company

Respect Underpins Success of Mexican Plant

Alejandro Bustamante took over as president of Plantronics’ Tijuana, Mexico, manufacturing facility 16 years ago. For Bustamante, respect meant investing in the development of his people, not only as employees but as family members and members of the community based on a he belief that people  contribute more to the company this way.  Today, Bustamante speaks with obvious pride about how that philosophy has helped build a world-class facility, encompassing four buildings and 2,200 employees, that produces approximately 70% of the wireless headsets and other communications equipment manufactured by Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Plantronics.  Read more:

Respect Underpins Success of Plant

First Mexican Solar Company to be Located in Silicon Border Complex

Arima Eco will outfit a completely new concentrated solar photovoltaic (PV) energy company named Baja Sun Energy and to be located in the Silicon Border CleanTECH technology park in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. This first integrated solar business in Mexico will build concentrated solar panels and dual-axis tracking systems for utility-sized solar projects.  Read more:

First Mexican Solar Company to be Located in Silicon Border Complex