Interning With CaliBaja Manufacturing

My name is Jacob Rosenberg, and I was an intern for CaliBaja Manufacturing for the past month.  I am interested in engineering, and CaliBaja was close-by, and had some engineering involved.  However, it is not all about engineering.  Working as an intern for CaliBaja teaches you a lot about the manufacturing business, specifically manufacturing in Mexico, and allows you to work with lots of...
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Supply Chain’s Are Shifting to Mexico

The spotlight is shifting to Mexico where assembly, manufacturing, and supply chain locations are booming. The last two decades saw a massive shift in all aspects of the manufacturing world to the  Far East; as we move into the future this is changing. Long have passed the days where all aspects were moved into a far flung local. Rising prices in China, lax oversight in IP , high shipping costs,...
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Obama Visits Mexico

Last week President Obama visited Mexico and sat down with Latino Leaders to discuss the changing border region. First on the list was to highlight the ties between Mexico and the Us and to gain a deeper understanding of how the two countries are tied both culturally and economically. Building economic growth between the US and Mexico has become a focus recently as leaders from both countries...
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Safety in Mexicali

When looking at doing business with Calibaja Manufacturing  one of the first questions anyone usually asks is: How safe is Mexicali? While the news media has glorified the violence across the border and with some justification as there are unsafe locals across the border;  rest assured Mexicali is not one of them! While Mexicali does have it’s share of petty crime it is just like any...
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Mexico and The US……Working Together

On NPR’s Marketplace program April 25th 2013 host Kai Ryssdal discusses how Mexico and the US are tied to each others successes. Shannon O’Neil author of the new book “Two Nations Indivisible,” maintains that while the relationship between the two countries had developed significantly those in Washington have not kept up. Why is this important from a manufacturing in...
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