K. Alan Russell, Chairman and CEO of the El Paso-based Tecma Group of Companies, will be among a group of experts to discuss issues related to manufacturing in Mexico.

On Thursday, October 17th from 9am to 3pm the United States – Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Regional Chapter, and Duane Morris LLP will sponsor an event entitled, “Mexico’s Legal and Business Forum.” The session will be held at Holy Family University in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Bensalem is located approximately thirty miles Northeast of Philadelphia.

Topics to be discussed during the program will include:

  • Mexico’s manufacturing comeback
  • Mexico as a manufacturing and logistics platform for North America
  • Competitive cost & transportation advantages
  • Reforms and bills on labor, tax, tinance, energy & telecommunications’ Mexican laws

In addition to Russell, other Mexico experts confirmed to be among those presenting at the forum are: Eduardo Ramos-Gomez, Partner, Duane Morris / President, U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (Singapore/New York); Andrea De Leon, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers (New York); and Frank Raneiro, President, Magnetic Metals Corporation.

Those that should register for the event include:

  • Executives of companies considering a manufacturing in Mexico project
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Site selection consultants
  • International Transactional Lawyers and Consultants

According to K. Alan Russell, “this event has been designed for the busy international business person seeking to globalize his or her organiation. The sponsors have organized it so that, in once day’s time, interesting parties can listen to experts who will cover a significant amount of ground on relevant subject matter.

The United States–Mexico Chamber of Commerce Northeast Chapter (USMCOC-NE) is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit business organization constituted by corporations, businessmen and institutions committed to promoting trade and business between the United States and Mexico, and is established in the City of New York.

The Tecma Group of Companies, Inc., headquartered in El Paso, Texas provides services that have enabled companies from a wide range of industries to establish and maintain production facilities in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for almost three decades. Under its Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) manufacturers control and focus on their core manufacturing functions, while Tecma tends to their human resource, payroll, accounting, logistics, and other activities that, although important, are not part of the manufacturing process.