Portage Electric Products


Company Profile

About Portage Electric Products

Portage Electric Products, Incorporated was founded in 1963. The firm is headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, manufactures thermal controls in Mexico.

“We chose Tecma because the company offers services that provide what we needed to begin and support an ongoing Mexican manufacturing operation.”

Lora Givler

Vice president of Operations of Portage Electric Inc.


Shelter Services Advantage

Setting up a Shelter operation in Ciudad Juarez

Portage Electric Products, Inc. operates its Ciudad Juarez, Mexico plant under the umbrella of The Tecma Group of Companies’ Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP). As its shelter service provider in Mexico, Tecma handles all of the functions for Portage Electric Products, Inc. that are not directly related to its hands-on Mexico manufacturing activities. Tecma provides in Mexico shelter services that include taking care of PEPI’s Mexico business in the following areas:

By performing these functions as a part of the Tecma Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) Portage Electric Products, Inc. is free to concentrate on the production of its products and their quality, as well as the efficiency of the manufacturing processes that drive the firms’ profitability.

Mexico shelter services provided by the Tecma Group of Companies also greatly reduce and mitigates PEPI’s risks in the areas of Mexican accounting, Customs and employer responsibility. In essence, under Tecma’s Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) companies like Portage Electric and others of similar, and different sizes, can gain and maintain a competitive advantage in their respective industries by lowering their costs in nearshore Mexico, as well as by leaving the performance of their non-value-added and non-strategic functions to the care of Tecma’s trusted team of Mexico manufacturing support professionals.

To learn more about how your company can gain and maintain similar advantage for itself in the market in which it competes, as well as position itself to effectively access North American and global customers, call 915-534-4242 to speak to one of Tecma’s trusted Mexico shelter manufacturing professionals.

Tour the plant of Portage Electric Products in Juarez

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