Manufacture In Mexico- Breaking it Down

A podcast from the 22nd of March from the Canadian Trade Commission breaks down the various methods of Manufacturing in Mexico. The Editor of CanadExport interviews Brad Knight of Riverwood Solutions, Brad has over 25 years of experience with overseas manufacturing and outsourcing. Even though the Podcast is geared towards a Canadian Market it shows a great breakdown of the multiple ways a...
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Mexico as the New China

Mexico is gaining ground in the realm of global manufacturing and assembly. Everyday Mexico is moving closer to competing with China and even surpassing Asia for some manufacturing and assembly processes. Could Mexico become the new China for North America? An opinion piece in the New York Times thinks Mexico can: The article titled ” Mexico the New China” Takes a look at  how one...
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Benefits of Manufacturing in Mexico vs China

What are some of the benefits of Manufacturing in Mexico vs China?  If you have ever thought about having a product manufactured you may be asking yourself that question right now. Manufacturing in Mexico has many benefits; some you may already know and some may be new to you. What Calibaja manufacturing can help you do is determine why Manufacturing in Mexico vs China may be the right option...
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China’s high wages help manufacturing in Mexico

A report this past September by the Wall Street Journal discusses the rising labor rate in China related to that of Mexico.  As of September of 2012 the WSJ reports that “Mexico may already be a less-expensive place to make an array of products for the U.S. market, said Boston Consulting Group, which estimates that China’s average manufacturing wage topped Mexico’s this year,...
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ReShore?

A commentary on Manufacturing in Mexico by the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor  and then re-posted by the Bookings  Institute discusses the potential benefits of Manufacturing in Mexico vs China. Some of the questions that were addressed in the article were: “Is Mexico gaining a competitive edge over China in terms of manufacturing? “, and “What are the...
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Cheap = China…..A thing of the Past

A report from Bloomberg Business week reports on the changing nature of Cheap China. This article looks at the growing discrepancies with the costs associated with manufacturing in China. The article states that while manufacturing in Mexico can appear to be slightly more expensive on the surface the “total cost of ownership” – i.e. expenses associated with things such as...
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