April 14, 2015
Mexican Manufacturing Continues to Gain Strength
In 2013 Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) ongoing series on the changing global economics of manufacturing predicted that widening cost advantages over China could soon add $20 - $60 billion in output to Mexico’s economy annually.
April 3, 2015
LA Port and Supply Chain Disruption Has Manufacturers Looking South
The long-term labor dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association is wreaking havoc on many importers, manufacturers, and supply chain members. Those companies which thought they were saving money by using Asian rim or Central American sources have found the weak link in their distribution plans.
January 16, 2014
Manufacturing in Mexico in 2014
2014 Could Be Banner Year For MFI and Other Mexican Manufacturers. Experts Forecast Steep Rise In Production In 2014. “For 2014, our model points to a sizable pickup in Mexico’s manufacturing sector; we now forecast growth of 3.9 percent.”
November 24, 2013
Manufacturing In Mexico Is In Midst Of Unprecedented Boom
Detroit is often called “Motor City,” but calling Mexico “Motor Country” is becoming increasingly more accurate.
October 11, 2013
MFI International Addresses The U.S. Textile Workers Shortage
Textiles companies have several major problems, including a shortage of skilled sewers. MFI International has the solutions, including a highly-skilled workforce.
August 10, 2013
More Businesses Are Nearshoring In Mexico
Marty McFly time-traveled from 1985 to 1955 in the movie “Back to the Future.”
This year, many companies are sort of time-traveling to 2000 -- the year they began leaving their operations in Mexico -- because they’re returning to Mexico.
June 21, 2013
USA Companies Are Choosing Mexico over Other Nations for Manufacturing
Did you know that a product that says it is “Made in Mexico” is actually 40 percent manufactured in the United States?
June 10, 2013
Mexico's Promise to Training Engineers Helps American Manufacturers
Many journalists have been ignoring the facts about Mexico for years. Mexico, they write, is a dangerous third-world nation whose citizens desperately want to immigrate to the United States to escape a poverty-stricken nation with few job opportunities.
June 5, 2013
How Manufacturers in Mexico Can Avoid Fire and Safety Disasters
The perils of manufacturing overseas at factories without adequate fire and workplace safety standards are risks that every CEO and compliance officer need to consider.
May 24, 2013
How Can I Get Preferential Customs Duty Rates When Manufacturing in Mexico?
When evaluating whether to manufacture in Mexico, it’s wise to consider customs issues such as import duties and taxes in order to accurately calculate your total landed cost.