Posts by Josue Rodriguez
As the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex becomes increasingly congested, Mexico’s Port of Ensenada just south of the border is winning new cargo traffic bound for Mexican factories. Port of Ensenada The Ensenada International Terminal is a growing enterprise with a 39% jump in volume year-over-year for 2015. Also in 2015, annual container volume was […]
CONSAR administers formal sector individual retirement accounts, as well as maquiladora worker pensions. In addition to a straight hourly wage, the fully-fringed cost of labor in Mexico includes mandated payments to the government payroll tax fund, Mexican Social Security (IMSS), a national housing fund (INFONAVIT), the yearly”aguinaldo” (profit sharing), a Christmas bonus and a vacation […]
Tecma moved its central El Paso location in 1989, and we’ve been here ever since. Now the company is based in Ciudad Juarez, just across the border. It takes about twenty-five or thirty minutes to get to the Juarez headquarters. Our contracts are negotiated under US law, and our relationships are all governed under […]
Chinese capital to finance strengthening of Mexico-US rail ties On July 31, the governor of the State of Chihuahua, Cesar Duarte Jacquez, was in Beijing, where he signed an agreement which will put into motion a construction project that will result in the creation of a major Mexico-US rail link. China Highway, a company owned […]
Although Mexican aerospace industry exports accounted for only two percent of the country’s total external sales in 2013, industry insiders foresee continued growth in this sector for years to come. At the close of 2013, according to data published by Mexico’s National Aerospace Industry Federation, (FEMIA), Mexican aerospace industry manufacturers numbered two hundred and seventy […]
The Western European powerhouse is the seventh leading source of foreign direct investments in Mexico. German investments in Mexico and its economy extend beyond the highly public and visible ones that have been made by globally renowned automotive and transporation OEMs such as BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler. The Western European nation has also has made […]
We hope that you will find the information contained in this 2 quarter’s edition of the Tecma Manufacturing in Mexico Times to be of interest and of use.
Mexico Business Enterprise Systems podcast with the Tecma Group of Companies EVP and CFO, Mark Earley.
Quality Mexican shelter services provided by Tecma penetrate the Baja California market. The El Paso, Texas-based Tecma Group of Companies has recently expanded the geographic reach of its Mexican shelter services by establishing operations in Rosarito, a municipality of 65,000 residents in the western border state of Baja California. The community is situated twenty miles […]
Typically the home of mid-market compact cars like the Ford Fiesta or Nissan Sentra, Mexico is evolving into a viable manufacturing venue for premium luxury cars. Amid recent announcements from several automotive makers that they would open plants in Mexico to roll out luxury automobiles, company executies joined Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto recently in […]
Photo: Jesus Riojas, Training and Development Supervisor Resources dedicated to maquiladora industry workforce instruction are resources used wisely. The Tecma Group of Companies is an active, energetic and committed participant in programs offered and delivered by the Chihuahuan Institute for Adult Education, as well as by Mexican federal government’s National Institute for Adult Education (INEA). […]
In this installation of Tecma Talk podcast. Erik Markeset, president of Mexico City-based Tsol Soluciones in Logisticas gives an overview of the present status of transportation security in Mexico.
Manufactured exports originating in Chihuahua, Mexico registered a total dollar value of US $16.3 billion during the first four months of 2014. This number represents a 7.9% increase over the same period of the prior year. Exports from the State of Chihuahua during the June – April period were led by increased production in Ciudad […]
European automaker’s new Mexican plant will boost region’s economy The world’s second largest manufacturer of luxury cars, Audi, will start building the Q5 sport-utility at its new Mexican plant in 2016. During the first year of production the factory is planned to assemble one hundred and fifty thousand vehicles. San Jose Chiapa, a town between […]
Homero Martinez-Siraitare El Paso, Texas, June 24, 2014 – The Tecma Group of Companies has named Mr. Homero Martinez-Siraitare to manage the human resources function for the company’s recently opened Rosarito, Baja California operations. Martinez will report directly to Tecma’s director of human resource services, Abraham Medina. Martinez-Siraitare is a graduate of the Industrial Relations […]
Brazil and Mexico may be different in numerous ways, however, it’s for certain that consumers in South America’s most heavily populated country love automobiles made in Mexico. After the United States and Canada, Brazil is the third largest export market for Mexican made passenger vehicles. The three most popular automobiles that are made in Mexico […]
One of the featured speakers at Mexico’s Aerospace Industry Conference was the managing director of the Mexican Federation of Aerospace Industry, Luis G. Lizcano. The organization is commonly referredd to by its acronym, FEMIA. At the outset of his presentation, entitled “An Overview of Mexico’s Aerospace Industry, FEMIA’s leader pointed out that the Federation consists […]
As production costs continue to rise in China, U.S. companies are taking note of the current state of Mexican competitiveness in the manufacturing sector. Because of this heightened interest in Mexico, industrial cities throughout the country, on the border as well as in the interior, are seeing their labor markets being positively affected. According to […]
Unofficial sources report that Kia Motors ready to construct its first manufacturing facility in Mexico
If reports are accurate, vehicles from the South Korean automaker’s first manufacturing facility in Mexico will begin to roll off assembly lines in a bit under two years after the plant’s completion Mexico’s prestigious daily newspaper El Financiero recently reported that unnamed sources communicated that South Korean passenger vehicle OEM Kia Motors will soon begin […]
Useful and relevant information related to nearshore manufacturing south of the border delivered to your cell phone once a week. EL PASO, TX, June 05, 2014 — The El Paso, Texas-based Tecma Group of Companies has made it easy for interested parties to have Mexico manufacturing information delivered directly to their smartphones via SMS text […]