A: Yes. Mexico is the lower cost destination closest to the U.S. market. Moving operations there will enable you to reduce your costs and increase your profitability . Mexico's privileged geographical position makes it an ideal place from which to supply the North American market "Just in Time" with access to world-class inputs, infrastructure, labor force and state of the art technologies. Manufacturing in Mexico enables manufacturers to:
A: MFI International started manufacturing activities in Mexico since 1982, when our CEO Lance Levine opened his first subsidiary called Manufacturas y Servicios Internacionales. He then transferred labor intensive operations from the U.S. to Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (along the U.S.-Mexico border).
Our team has remained strong in establishing Maquiladora operations in Mexico since then.
Because MFI's background is manufacturing, we understand the importance of having the right Maquiladora program, permits and licenses to make your operation efficient and viable in Mexico.
We have the knowledge of NAFTA, which equips us to handle all matters related to Mexican and U.S. Customs, to take advantage of Mexico's extensive network of free trade.
Additionally, our expertise of the US Harmonized Tariff Schedule will enable you to deal with U.S. Customs rules and regulations at a greatly decreased level of risk.
The logistics of handling JIT processes will be a key element for your Mexican operation. Our warehousing and distribution capabilities, as well as freight services providers to will make sure your operation is efficient, timely and cost-effective manner.
Our experienced Mexican labor will enable you to significantly cut your costs. Our HR experts have a combined experience of more than 30 years in hiring the appropriately workers for a diversity of Mexican Maquiladora operations. MFI International executes and oversees all HR related activities on your behalf.
Our business model enables companies to outsource their critical support functions, while you concentrate on production and strategy. A solid support structure: legal, human resources, customs, accounting and environmental are the key elements in making your Mexican project a success.
A: Legal Services:
Outstanding relationships with local, state and federal governments
A: By transferring your most labor-intensive projects to Mexico you will reduce your labor costs by approximately 30%. You quickly begin to operate in a Mexico by utilizing an established maquiladora structure. That translates into no risk, low cost versus having to set up your own legal entity and costly support structure in Mexico.
By utilizing an established and experienced team you don't have to worry about staffing your operation, finding the right skill sets, setting up your accounting department and managing your own customs and logistics department. We do it for you. We provide an added value that has its source in over 30 years of experience performing these functions in Mexico.
A: According to NAFTA certificate of origin. Manufactured articles produced by Maquiladoras will receive preferential duty rates, upon importation into the United States, Canada and Mexico if the goods meet rules of origin and a valid certificate is supplied to the importer. In order to obtain the certificate, four general rules must be followed: