Over the past 20 years, the aerospace industry in Mexico has consolidated in key regions like Chihuahua, Queretaro, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Baja California and Sonora.
Today, this industry consists of more than 300 aerospace international companies in Mexico, with key OEMs like Honeywell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Textron International, Bombardier and Airbus.
This growth has led to the integration of aerospace clusters, where the industry, government and academia are working together to facilitate growth and transformation into regions with Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) projects and eventually to make a final assembly line and take off of an aircraft fully made in Mexico.
Aerospace manufacturing Mexico
Today, nearly every component of a plane can be manufactured in Mexico, including turbines, fuselages, wire harnesses, seats, lighting solutions.
Mexico has developed the infrastructure and educational foundation to support a cradle-to-grave aerospace industry with Delta Airlines already sending planes to Mexico for maintenance and repair, not to mention the increasing number of foreign investors. It is evident that Mexico is ready and eager in becoming a leading aerospace hub’.
Here are some important facts about the aerospace industry in Mexico
- Mexico is the 6th most important supplier to the US
- Mexico has an average annual growth of 15% in the last years
- Mexico's aerospace industry attract an average sum of $33 billion USD per year in direct foreign investment