First Quarter 2014

Koss Corporation moves manufacturing from China to Mexico

Milwaukee-based Koss Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of stereo headphones and accessories for global consumers, has completed the movement of some of its manufacturing from China based vendors to its own manufacturing operations in Mexico. The company recently began operations in Ciudad Juarez to assemble Koss’ products. The []

Visual Merchandising Incorporated expands its Mexico manufacturing footprint


Broomfield, Colorado-based Visual Merchandising, Inc. (VMI) has recently expanded the size of its Mexico manufacturing operations in Ciudad Juarez. The company will shortly increase the space that it has dedicated to the production of retail display mannequins from 60,552 to 84,312 square feet. VMI, which currently employs a []

Border trade security technologies increase transparency and efficiency

Rippee Video

John Rippee is the Chief Operations Officer for Tecma Companies’ Secure Origins. SO is developing some very interesting that innovative technologies that have to do with border trade security. []

The Mexican industrial real-estate market according to Rafael McCadden


Mexican industrial real-estate market veteran, Rafael McCadden Talks with Tecma about the conditions prevalent in Mexico in his area of expertise. []

Mexican commercial electricity rates will trend downward over time


Much has been said and written about the wide ranging reforms that the Mexican Congress passed during the last calendar year. It is the opinion of some that the most significant reforms, i.e., the ones that will potentially have the most profound long-term effect on the country’s social and economic development are the ones that []

Mexico site selection variables favorable when compared to China’s


The Center for Development Research (CIDAC) believes that certain policy steps can be take that will result in Mexico site selection becoming the location of choice for firms seeking to move manufacturing from Mexico to China. According to the CIDAC, Mexico site selection decisions taken today are ones that, just a few years ago, may []



We hope that you will find the information contained in the quarterly inaugural edition of the Tecma Manufacturing in Mexico Times to be of interest and of use.

K. Alan Russell 
President & CEO
Tecma Group of Companies