Your Shelter Manufacturing Partner in Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana’s strategic location and proximity to California make it ideal for manufacturers
seeking to take full advantage of manufacturing in Mexico.


Low-cost operations near California

Tecma has been operating in Tijuana since the 1980s helping our clients and partners navigate and succeed through the complexities of the Mexican IMMEX, or maquiladora program. From the outset, Tecma Tijuana distinguishes itself by guiding manufacturers from the early stages of site selection through day-to-day operations. Whether companies are seeking to relocate operations to Mexico from China or establish new operation facilities in Tijuana, Mexico, Tecma provides unbiased assessments of all operational and logistic needs, simplifying the process of successfully operating in Mexico.

For over 30 years, Tecma Tijuana has played a vital role in both the city and the industry, contributing through participation on boards and active involvement in the local HR association, economic development corporation, and various other community organizations and charities.



Partnering with a shelter service provider in Tijuana, Mexico not only simplifies the transition to Mexico but also offers numerous advantages:



  • Tijuana is just across the border from San Diego and is only 137 miles from California’s main manufacturing and logistics center, Los Angeles.
  • It is the best Mexican manufacturing location from which to serve the US West Coast market, and depending on your logistics needs and other factors, you can efficiently serve all of North America.
  • Companies seeking to set up production in Tijuana can choose to locate in over forty-five modern industrial parks.
  • Available inventory in these locations includes about 5 million square feet of Class A and buildings expected to be delivered in 2024.
  • The city has a diverse and extensive degree of experience in key industries: aerospace, medical device, electronics, furniture, auto parts, and general manufacturing industries.
  • Tijuana is the #1 city in Mexico in medical device manufacturing exports.
  • It is one of the top cities in Mexico for aerospace manufacturing, with a presence of key players such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and many others.
  • The electronics industry set up operations in Tijuana in the 1970s and is one of the mainstays of the manufacturing industry in Tijuana
  • Other important sectors are furniture, automotive injection molding and and many more.


Tijuana population


IMMEX Manufacturing Workforce


Number of industrial parks


Drive to San Diego Airport

Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Services in Tijuana

Clients choose Tecma Tijuana due to the high level of experience and dedication of its team (numbering well over 200 staff) as well as the breadth of shelter services, which is unmatched in the industry. Tecma’s structure is designed to make working with Tecma as simple as possible. This includes Tecma’s own US Customs Brokerage, US-Mexico cargo transport division, and Tecma’s own San Diego cross-dock facility that is available exclusively to Tecma’s partners.
Partnering with Tecma as a chosen Shelter Service provider, foreign companies can manufacture in Mexico without the associated high start-up costs and delays.

Advantages of the Manufacturing Industry in Tijuana 

6 Decades

of experience in manufacturing

#1 Medical Device Manufacturing

Largest cluster in Latin America

#1 in Aerospace Manufacturing

in Tijuana and Baja California

122 Companies

Make up Tijuana’s Electronic Sector

Benefits of setting up a manufacturing operation in Tijuana, Mexico:

  • Availability of high-skilled and specialized workforce in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) intensive industries, including medical device, aerospace, sophisticated electronics and others.
  • Access to low-cost labor thanks to Tijuana’s ability to attract migrants from southern Mexico that are looking to improve their livelihoods and build careers
  • A location with an extensive transportation network that includes ocean, truck, and air with immediate proximity to the United States.

Tecma has already helped several businesses successfully set up operations in Tijuana.

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Major manufacturing and
related industries in Tijuana

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical Devices
  • General Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Fulfillment and Packaging
  • Injection Molding
  • Call Centers
  • Textiles

Interested in setting up operation or moving manufacturing to Tijuana?

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  • Shelter Services
  • Compliance in Mexico
  • Site Selection
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Accounting Services
  • Logistics Management
  • Import-Export