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The benefits of offshore outsourcing to Mexico

Companies that migrated manufacturing to the Orient are returning to the neighborhood

With operations in Juárez, Mexico, adjacent to El Paso, Texas MFI delivers the cost benefits of Manufacturing in Mexico,

the responsive delivery advantages of “Nearshore” location, and the benefits of 6MFI.


1) Nearshore proximity


2) NAFTA- 11 FTA's

44 countries


3) Infrastructure

MFI Infrasructure

Our strategic location with proximity to the world's primary consumption centers is the ideal site from which to service North American markets!

Mexico's network of free trade agreements (covering 44 nations) and 11 FTAs gives its products preferred access to major markets world-wide.

World-class logistics and infrastructure and supplier base in almost every industry sector.

El Paso, Texas / Juárez, Mexico are next door, a bridge across, in fact 4 bridges within 15 miles

Ground transportation in 1-3 days and overnight shipping to and from most US locations meets JIT needs

Low shipping costs for heavy and large freight

Same time zones facilitates communication

The border’s strategic location allows visiting corporate personnel the advantage to stay in the U.S. and visit the plants in Mexico within minutes

NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) is a 1994 agreement reached by the United States, Canada, and Mexico that instituted a schedule for the phasing out of tariffs and eliminated a variety of fees and other tariffs

Mexico’s respect for patents, trademarks and intellectual property create a level of trust that cannot be duplicated in many other off-shore locations

MFI Turnkey Contract Manufacturing and Shelter Operations handle Mexico requirements

US government FTA information

El Paso, Texas / Juarez, Mexico are connected by 4 bridges within 15 miles, one in New Mexico

Rail service from El Paso is provided by both the Burlington Northern and
Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) and Union Pacific

2 International Airports: Cd. Juarez International Airport and El Paso International Airport

50 freight+ companies provide services between Mexico and the

Low cost warehousing and distribution from El Paso or Juarez


4) Stable and safe


5) Manufacturing hub

Mexico benefits

6) Workforce

Mexico has enjoyed years of political and economic stability, and has secure legal mechanisms in place to protect your company’s intellectual property and a legal framework that provides security and protection for investments. The Western tip of El Paso is where 2 countries, 3 states and 3 cities meet: The U.S. and Mexico, El Paso , Juarez and Santa Teresa, Texas, Chihuahua and New Mexico. Bi-National, Bi-Lingual and Bi-cultural.

Mexico’s institutions of higher learning are graduating engineers at an increasing rate. 451,000 Mexican students are enrolled in full-time undergraduate programs, vs. 370,000 in the U.S.

Despite global economic challenges, Mexico continues to offer companies promising opportunities to increase competitiveness by taking advantage of nearshore low-cost and quality advantages. Now is the time to create efficiencies, strengthen operations and enhance competitiveness as an excellent investment in profitability and economic health

300+ sunshine days, almost no natural hazards means open for business 24/7/365

El Paso is the Safest Large City in the U.S

The presence of the Maquiladoras, Fort Bliss military base and the region being a transportation hub provides economic & social stability

More than 70 Fortune 500 companies are located here, as well as more than 360 Maquiladoras such as Bombardier, Electrolux, Foxconn, Tatung, Wistron, Welspun and Scientific Atlanta

17 of the Top 100 Global OEM Parts Suppliers are in the region

The fourth biggest manufacturing center in North America

For more than thirty years, Ciudad Juárez, located in the north of Chihuahua State, has been Mexico's leading industrial hub. That is why in terms of location, workforce, and infrastructure, this U.S. - Mexico nearshore region is chosen among other global locations by international companies to start and/or expand their operations

When all factors are examined (labor, transportation, overhead, taxes and real estate), manufacturing in Mexico results in a low cost solution

Ciudad Juárez offers a sophisticated and technically advanced labor force that is characterized by a strong work ethic

3 State Universities and
6 Private Universities
English is taught as second
language in all schools

Cost efficient and skilled labor pool ensure reduced costs. E.g. With a workforce of 100 direct or indirect laborers, the average total gross savings is $2,000,000 - $3,000,000 per year.

Other flexible options include manufacturing in China or the US.
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