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Mexico’s Auto Output Jumped 14% in June

The automotive industry in Mexico has started to see significant success, as June 2012 brought record figures for the month of June in any year. According to the Mexican Automobile Industry Association (AMIA), this June saw a 14% increase in production to a record 268,388 vehicles and exports saw a 22% increase from last June.  Read more:

Mexico’s Auto Output Jumped 14% in June

Mexico Takes Flight as Hub for Aerospace Industry

In one part of this central Mexico city, technicians overhaul commercial aircraft engines and landing gear. Across town, engineers assemble fuselages for one of the most modern business aircraft on earth, the Learjet 85.  More than 260 aerospace companies now operate in Mexico, exporting some $4.3 billion in aircraft and parts last year.  Read more:

Mexico Takes Flight for Aerospace Industry

Mexico Auto Industry Undaunted By Brazil, Argentina Limits

As Brazil and Argentina try to slow automobile imports from Mexico, Latin America’s second largest economy seems to be undaunted by the barriers, as it continues to explore new markets to sell vehicles.  Production and exports is on the rise, and companies have announced massive investments in new plants in Mexico that will push output even higher, though most of the new vehicles will not be destined to Latin America.  Read more:

Mexico Auto Industry in Relations to Brazil & Argentina

Nissan Begins Construction of New Automotive Complex in Aguascalientes, Mexico

In a ceremony that fused Japanese and Mexican traditions, Nissan celebrated a historic milestone by setting the first stone of its new manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes. This is the third manufacturing complex in the country and the second in the state of Aguascalientes. The complex is the result of a $2 billion investment announced last January.  Read more:

Nissan Begins Construction for New Factory

Nearsourcing to Mexico Improves Operational Efficiency

For years, Asia was the location of choice for low-priced manufacturing. The Asian shipping market was hit hard by the global recession in late 2008 and 2009, however, and the region became less appealing as a manufacturing site when labor costs began rising.  “Nearsourcing” to Mexico allows companies to address these issues. In addition to meeting the challenges posed by manufacturing in and shipping from Asia, Mexico has evolved into a business-friendly environment.  Read more:

Nearsourcing to Mexico Improves Operational Efficiency

UPDATE 3-Nissan to produce Sentra at Canton; add jobs

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co said it will add workers and start production of the Sentra compact sedan at its Canton plant in Mississippi later this year.  Nissan is aggressively adding to its production of vehicles at the Canton plant, its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee and in Mexico to boost the No. 2 Japanese automaker’s profile in the competitive U.S., Canadian and Mexican markets.  Read more:

Nissan Breaks into North America Market

Watlow Moves to Bigger Factory in Mexico

Thermal products maker Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. has expanded its manufacturing capacity in Mexico by moving to a new facility near Queretaro airport and the Pan-American Highway.  Watlow makes industrial heaters, temperature sensors and controllers for plastics and other industries.  Read more:

Watlow Moves to Bigger Factory in Mexico

Latin America Outlook: Brazil, Argentina in Major Slowdown; Mexico Shows Resiliency

Brazil and Argentina are both suffering the consequences of diminishing competitiveness in the industrial sector and lower demand for exports in general, according to a new report by The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). Mexico, though, is benefiting from a strong, resilient domestic consumer, coupled with robust demand for manufactured exports.  Read more:

Mexico Shows Resiliency

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 and Canada Invited to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks

On Monday, June 18 Mexico was officially welcomed to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks. Mexico joins the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Chile, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei in a trade deal that will provide a link to expanding markets of the Asia Pacific region. Canada was invited to join the TPP talks Tuesday, June 19. Still pending is the inclusion of Japan, which also expressed an interest to join the talks in November of 2011.  Read more:

Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks