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Electronics in Mexico


Suntron Corporation Announces Expansion of Mexico Facility

Suntron Corporation, a leader in integrated electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) and embedded computing solutions, announces that it has expanded its facility in Tijuana, Mexico.  Read more:

Suntron Corporation

Mexico’s Flourishing Electronics Industry

Mexico’s economy is host to one of the fastest growing electronics industries in the world, in terms of export potential and employment generation. Currently, Mexico is the second largest supplier of electronics products to the U.S. market, which is made up of audio and video, telecommunications, computer equipment and its parts.  In 2010, for instance, the sector exported 71.4 billion USD, 20 percent more than the previous year.  Read more:

Mexico’s Electronics Industry

Foxconn Plans to Expand: New Maquila to go in Next to Electronics Giant

Foxconn has operations in Chihuahua City, Guadalajara, Reynosa and Tijuana in Mexico. Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn will consolidate some, if not all, of its North American operations at the company’s giant factory just down the road in San Jeronimo, Mexico, according to Francisco Uranga. He is Foxconn’s corporate vice president and chief business operations officer for Latin America. Read more:

New Maquila to go in Next to Electronics Giant

The Mighty, Fallen

JAPAN’S electronics companies once epitomised its national power and defined late-20th-century consumer technology. But the world changed and Japanese technology firms did not keep up. They kept too many low-value activities in high-cost Japan for too long. They focused on satisfying domestic consumers with advanced features that didn’t matter to customers elsewhere. Read more:

Japenese Electronics Firms

Samsung TV Plant Braves Tijuana’s Dangers

The changes in the landscape couldn’t be more obvious as soon as we passed the border. About 30 minutes after we left a hotel in San Diego, California, we arrived at Tijuana, Mexico, just over the border. Shortly after, we safely arrived at our destination: Samex, short for Samsung Mexicana, which is Samsung Electronics’ manufacturing plant for the North American market. Read more:

Samsung TV Plant Braves Tijuana’s Dangers

Manufacture in Tijuana – Your Best Nearshore Strategy

San Jose, CA – The Tijuana Economic Development Corporation (Tijuana-EDC) presents a Business Symposium “Manufacture in Tijuana, the Best Near-Shore Strategy” on Tuesday, November 9th at the Sheraton Hotel in San Jose, CA from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Tijuana-EDC has planned an informative half-day event that will include success stories in the electronics and medical device industries. Read more:

Manufacture in Tijuana – Your Best Nearshore Strategy

Rising China Wages Cut Advantage Over Mexico, Flextronics Says

China’s rising wages are cutting the country’s cost advantage over other manufacturing centers such as Mexico, according to Flextronics International Ltd., the world’s second-largest custom electronics maker. Read more:

Rising China Wages Cut Advantage Over Mexico, Flextronics Says

Is Mexico China’s New Rival?

Flextronics, the world’s second-largest custom electronics maker, is considering moving some of its manufacturing from China to Mexico. The electronics company has reviewed costs of manufacturing in China and found that it can achieve a significant saving by moving that business to other nations. Read more:

Is Mexico China’s New Rival?