Manufacturing in Juarez

A vital key to Juarez’s success in global manufacturing is its central and strategic position in North America.

Juarez Manufacturing Facts

  • Juarez is considered the “birthplace” of the maquiladora industry.
  • The Delphi Technical Center in Juarez employs 3,000 engineers in design, research, development, quality assurance and testing positions.
  • The value of trade that passes through ports on the El Paso-Juarez border totals more than US $72 billion annually.
  • Juarez is home to 19 public and private universities and technical schools.

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Juarez - The Birthplace of the Maquiladora Industry

Juarez is a Mexican border city that is home to the second largest number of maquiladora operations in the nation. The total number of IMMEX registered manufacturing plants in Juarez is surpassed only by those found in Tijuana, Baja California.

Juarez now is home to more than 330 maquiladora manufacturing facilities. Seventy of the plants that are operating in the city are owned by Fortune 500 firms.
Among the world-class companies that have a presence in Juarez are industry leaders such as Delphi, Visteon, Johnson Controls, Lexmark, Cardinal Healthcare, Lear, and Boeing.

Population 1,519,000
Manufacturing Workforce 453,056
Number of Industrial Parks 40
Closest Major US Cities El Paso, Texas


Ports of entry

Abraham González International Airport

Ysleta-Zaragoza Bridge

Paso del Norte

Bridge of the Americas

Santa Teresa

Border with New Mexico

Road & Rail

US I-10 and US I-25

Pan-American Highway Mexico

BNSF Railway (US)

Union Pacific Railroad (US)

Ferromex (Mexico)

Consider Juarez if you are…

  • 1.Are seeking to manufacture your product in a strategically important and centrally located bi-national community.
  • 2.Are looking to benefit from near-shoring operations on a Mexican city right on the US border.
  • 3.Are ready to take advantage of a workforce comprised of more than 82,000 workers for the Automotive Industry alone.
  • 4.Are looking to locate in an industrial center with a robust supplier base.

Manufacturing Industries in Juarez

  • Automotive
  • Electric Parts
  • Medical Devices
  • Appliances
  • Telecommunications
  • Plastics
  • Aerospace
  • Metal Mechanic Parts

Interested in setting up your operations or moving existing manufacturing to Juarez? Let’s talk to see if Juarez is a good fit for your business.

  • Shelter Services
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics and Transportation Services
  • Accounting Services
  • Payroll and Benefits Management
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Vendor Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Consulting Services

What do clients that
moved manufacturing to Juarez say?

"Juarez has a big base of technicians, we get hundreds of quality applications. Productivity and quality has been terrific."
Tom St. John President of AMCOR Service Solutions