Take a look at our blog section, where you can find a wealth of information regarding manufacturing in Mexico, Shelter services in Mexico, and learn more about the country’s aerospace, medical devices, automotive, and electronic industries, among others.

May 12, 2022

OEA Certification: Streamlining Cross-Border Transport for Companies Manufacturing in Mexico

The Authorized Economic Operators certification (known in Mexico as OEA) is a voluntary program promoted by the World Customs Organization aimed at increasing supply chain visibility […]
May 2, 2022

Top Industries and Processes in Mexico Manufacturing Part I of II: Automotive, Aerospace, & Medical Devices

Manufacturing in Mexico is becoming increasingly attractive for international companies for various reasons, including its proximity to the U.S. market, which allows businesses to drastically reduce […]
April 25, 2022

Guadalajara: Expanding to Meet the Needs of Industry

Amidst extreme delays in supply chains and soaring costs of container shipping impacting global industry, Jalisco’s private and public entities are focused on making investments that […]
April 18, 2022

Shelter Services in Mexico: Guaranteeing Labor & Regulatory Compliance

Though companies can use several legal frameworks when establishing manufacturing operations in Mexico, working under the shelter system is the quickest, easiest, and most cost-effective way […]
April 7, 2022

Asian Companies Benefit from Manufacturing in Mexico

With global disruptions in supply chains and logistics processes in recent years, international companies are working urgently to become more agile, resilient, and responsive. Mexico has […]
March 30, 2022

Manufacturing Mexico: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Having reliable data and hard facts is key to any decision-making process. This is especially true for companies looking to adapt and expand in today’s constantly […]
March 28, 2022

Blockchain: Revolutionizing Industrial Real Estate in Mexico

Blockchain technology is rapidly being adopted around the globe by public and private entities to track information in a secure, reliable, confidential, and transparent manner. Though […]
March 23, 2022

Business Productivity Tips: Track, Prioritize, and Delegate

In today’s world filled with distractions and endless to-do lists, at American Industries, we understand that your most precious asset is time. As such, for companies […]
March 9, 2022

Starting up Business in Mexico: Compensation Practices

Mexico is well-known internationally as having one of the most talented and available labor forces in various industries. With an economically active population of over 75 […]
April 18, 2022

Shelter Services in Mexico: Guaranteeing Labor & Regulatory Compliance

Though companies can use several legal frameworks when establishing manufacturing operations in Mexico, working under the shelter system is the quickest, easiest, and most cost-effective way […]
November 26, 2021

Legal Frameworks for Operating in Mexico under a Shelter program: Which Option is Right for Your Company?

Foreign companies in the aerospace, automotive, electronic, medical, home appliance, furniture, and any other industry, can establish operations under the Shelter program using one of the […]
January 18, 2021

Happy Family, Successful Business

We can all agree that it is difficult to concentrate on professional activities and launch successful ventures when our families are going through stressful situations. The […]
November 10, 2020

Shelter Services in Mexico: A Key Partner in Strategic Expansion

Today many companies are analyzing ways to expand their business, create a more resilient supply chain, and adapt to market changes. In doing so, it is […]
November 4, 2020

Site Selection in Mexico: How Does it Work?

With the rising global trend of re-shoring operations to create more resilient supply chains across a variety of industries—and Mexico being one of the most logical […]
August 17, 2020

Shelter Services Providers: Facilitating Start-Up and Expansion for International Companies in Mexico

In the current global business climate, many companies are looking to diversify supply chains and make them more flexible, as well as reduce dependence on China […]
January 31, 2022

Logistics Advantages of Manufacturing in Mexico

Over the last two years, logistics has been one of the key challenges facing global industry. Disruptions have occurred in all methods of transport, ranging from […]
January 13, 2022

Economic Activity in Mexico: Opportunities and Trends

For over 50 years, Mexico has been an important hub for export manufacturing, especially to the United States. Though much of this industry has developed along […]
October 18, 2021

Spotlight on Mexico Manufacturing: Tips for Reducing Turnover

When starting up operations in Mexico a key factor in ensuring optimal profitability and long-term success is in hiring—and retaining—the proper human talent. Regardless of the […]
September 20, 2021

Top Five Reasons to Expand Operations to Mexico

On August 26, American Industries held a webinar discussing some of the main benefits to consider when starting up operations in Mexico, and business models companies […]
July 5, 2021

US Companies can Mitigate Labor Shortages by Nearshore Manufacturing in Mexico

With activities beginning to return to normal across many cities in the United States, a sector of the economy experiencing a boom in demand—manufacturing—is facing a […]
March 1, 2021

Logistics Benefits of Nearshoring in Mexico: Free Up Time and Money

Economic disruptions and shifts in consumer behavior resulting from our new normal have highlighted the importance of logistics, and specifically innovation in logistics and supply chains, […]
February 2, 2021

Mexico: A Leading Destination for Manufacturing Companies Relocating from China

Following several years of uncertainty due to the strained US-China trade relationship and other geopolitical developments worldwide, many companies in Asia had already been considering if […]
October 12, 2020

Mexico: Country with the Greatest Nearshoring Potential in the Americas

Mexico’s strategic location, excellent connectivity, and long history of openness to trade have made it the top choice in North America for international companies looking to […]
August 24, 2020

Triple Helix Model: Benefits and Opportunities for International Companies in Mexico

A country’s ability to evolve and adapt to meet changing economic and social demands has always been key to a nation’s progress. In an increasingly globalized […]
November 18, 2020

Recent INDEX Webinar: Benefits and Opportunities for Mexico in the Manufacturing Industry

Recently, the Shelter Committee of Mexico’s National Association of the Maquiladora and Manufacturing Export Industry (INDEX) held a webinar discussing the benefits and opportunities the country […]
October 5, 2020

Webinar Summary: How to Benefit from the USMCA in the Automotive Industry

Recently American Industries hosted a webinar focusing on how automotive manufacturing in Mexico can benefit from the new USMCA and some critical considerations companies will need […]
September 7, 2020

Summary of Our Webinar, “Manufacturing in North America: Nearshoring Opportunities”

With the current global conditions making it impossible to hold our regular in-person value-added events, on August 25 American Industries hosted its first independent webinar with […]
April 25, 2022

Guadalajara: Expanding to Meet the Needs of Industry

Amidst extreme delays in supply chains and soaring costs of container shipping impacting global industry, Jalisco’s private and public entities are focused on making investments that […]
April 7, 2022

Asian Companies Benefit from Manufacturing in Mexico

With global disruptions in supply chains and logistics processes in recent years, international companies are working urgently to become more agile, resilient, and responsive. Mexico has […]
February 17, 2022

Mexico to Become World’s Fourth-Largest Producer of Auto Parts by 2023

Currently, Mexico is the world’s largest exporter of US automotive parts and the fifth-largest producer of auto parts globally. Production in this industry reached US 94 […]
February 10, 2022

Guanajuato Region: High Production Capacity and Competitive Labor Costs

The Guanajuato region, located in Mexico’s geographic center, has long been at the heart of Mexican industry. Over the last few decades, its local supply chains […]
July 19, 2021

Ciudad Juarez preparing for the Future investing in World-Class Innovation Centers

With the arrival of the first maquila companies to Ciudad Juarez in the 1960s, the city quickly went from a border town famous for its nightlife, […]
July 12, 2021

Ciudad Juarez: Mexico’s Binational and Bicultural Heart of Industry

As one of the most important border towns in the world, Ciudad Juarez, located in Mexico’s largest state of Chihuahua, is known for manufacturing, exporting, and […]
June 21, 2021

Nuevo Leon: Home to One of Mexico’s Most Skilled, Stable, and Productive Workforces

When relocating to a new country and starting up operations, a key factor in ensuring success is recruiting and maintaining personnel that is productive, stable and […]
June 14, 2021

Nuevo Leon: Leading State in FDI for Manufacturing in Mexico

Despite last years’ global economic downturn, the State of Nuevo Leon remained a leader in Mexico for foreign direct investment, especially for companies manufacturing in Mexico. […]
May 17, 2021

Queretaro State: Propelling Mexico into the Future

Queretaro state has emerged as a model in Mexico and the world for the triple helix model of innovation and development. Over the last 40 years, […]
May 2, 2022

Top Industries and Processes in Mexico Manufacturing Part I of II: Automotive, Aerospace, & Medical Devices

Manufacturing in Mexico is becoming increasingly attractive for international companies for various reasons, including its proximity to the U.S. market, which allows businesses to drastically reduce […]
October 5, 2021

Mexico’s Aerospace Fair 2021 Showcases the Diversity and Benefits of this National Industry

Founded in 2015 and held biannually, Mexico’s Aerospace Fair (FAMEX), is an event organized by the National Secretary of Defense through Mexico’s Air Force aimed at […]
August 10, 2020

Aerospace Industry in Mexico: The Next Frontier

Founded in 2015 and held biannually, with the next event scheduled for April 2021, FAMEX Mexico’s Aerospace Fair/Summit, is an event organized by the National Secretary […]
July 13, 2020

USMCA: Leveraging Cooperation in the Automotive Industry

When NAFTA went into effect on Jan 1, 1994, the world’s largest free trade area was officially formed. The ability to move products with ease across […]
July 6, 2020

Medical Devices Manufacturing Mexico Expands to Meet Increased Demand from COVID-19

As the leading exporter of medical equipment and devices to the United States and home to over 223 companies manufacturing medical devices, as well as other […]
June 15, 2020

Spotlight on the Automotive Industry Mexico

Did you know that automotive manufacturing in Mexico is one of the country’s most important and fastest-growing industries? As the largest supplier of auto parts to […]
May 12, 2022

OEA Certification: Streamlining Cross-Border Transport for Companies Manufacturing in Mexico

The Authorized Economic Operators certification (known in Mexico as OEA) is a voluntary program promoted by the World Customs Organization aimed at increasing supply chain visibility […]
April 18, 2022

Shelter Services in Mexico: Guaranteeing Labor & Regulatory Compliance

Though companies can use several legal frameworks when establishing manufacturing operations in Mexico, working under the shelter system is the quickest, easiest, and most cost-effective way […]
April 7, 2022

Asian Companies Benefit from Manufacturing in Mexico

With global disruptions in supply chains and logistics processes in recent years, international companies are working urgently to become more agile, resilient, and responsive. Mexico has […]
March 30, 2022

Manufacturing Mexico: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Having reliable data and hard facts is key to any decision-making process. This is especially true for companies looking to adapt and expand in today’s constantly […]
March 23, 2022

Business Productivity Tips: Track, Prioritize, and Delegate

In today’s world filled with distractions and endless to-do lists, at American Industries, we understand that your most precious asset is time. As such, for companies […]
March 9, 2022

Starting up Business in Mexico: Compensation Practices

Mexico is well-known internationally as having one of the most talented and available labor forces in various industries. With an economically active population of over 75 […]
January 26, 2022

Guarantee Business Continuity by Strengthening Regional Supply Chain Networks

Though many hoped that the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic would bring more stability in industry and that companies would be better prepared for ongoing […]
October 26, 2021

Cost Model: Key Tool for International Companies Wanting to Start Up Business in Mexico

When considering starting up or relocating manufacturing operations to Mexico, one of the first steps and most valuable tools in the decision-making process is receiving a […]
April 5, 2021

How the USMCA is Spurring Investment in Key Industries in Mexico

With current global economic restructuring and years of US-China trade tensions, the USMCA comes at a critical time, offering significant opportunities for international companies in Mexico […]
April 7, 2022

Asian Companies Benefit from Manufacturing in Mexico

With global disruptions in supply chains and logistics processes in recent years, international companies are working urgently to become more agile, resilient, and responsive. Mexico has […]
January 18, 2022

Human Resources: A Company’s Biggest Ally in Becoming More Agile

The past two years have marked a before and after in how companies react to change and highlighted the fact that human capital is an organization’s […]
December 1, 2021

A Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its Importance in Today’s World

Across the world, there has been an increased awareness of corporations’ responsibility to have a positive impact on not only their shareholders’ bottom lines but also […]
November 12, 2021

What Industry has Learned from the Global Chip Shortage

It is increasingly vital that companies understand and plan for many factors that extend far beyond the walls of their company as part of their logistics […]
August 26, 2021

UK-Mexico Trade Agreement Paves the Way for Future Negotiations

On June 23, 2016, voters of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland approved a referendum to withdraw from the European Union. The far-reaching […]
May 3, 2021

Ally-Shoring: Path to Transforming the North American Supply Chain

An innovative concept known as ally-shoring has recently come to the forefront as a trade strategy with the potential to transform the North American supply chain. […]
February 11, 2021

2021: Year of Opportunity for Manufacturing Companies

Though for many companies 2020 was a year that brought a significant reduction in income and sales, and a consequent contraction in operations, it also has […]
January 25, 2021

Mindset Shifts for Business Leaders to Move from Fragile to Agile

Faced with increasing volatility and uncertainty, business leaders are being forced to change the way they approach emerging challenges in a way that allows them to […]
January 4, 2021

Word of the Year for 2021: Resilience

Though some may view resilience as an inherent quality—and likely one many of us didn’t give much thought to prior last year, it has come front […]
November 9, 2021

Story of a Chairman Part III Breaking Paradigms

What was it about Chihuahua that made a world-renowned company like Honeywell decide to set up operations there?  Without a doubt, its hardworking people in management […]
September 30, 2021

Story of a Chairman Part II Where there’s a will, there’s always a way

So, how did Mr. Lara Armendariz come to establish American Industries Group? In the 1970s, the main industries in Chihuahua, Mexico were cattle ranching, mining, and […]
September 9, 2021

Story of a Chairman Part I The Cheese That Started it All

Stories of Chairmen are always fascinating, and that of the Chairman of American Industries Group is no exception. They say that great stories start at the […]
September 2, 2021

Ophthalmic Company Transforms Vision for Customers with Products Manufactured in Ciudad Juarez

Since 1932, Beaver Visitec, Inc. has been a market leader in the production of ophthalmic products and today is one of the fastest-growing and diversified businesses […]
July 26, 2021

Canopies Manufacturer finds a Safe Haven in Guadalajara, Mexico

Established in 1982, Performance Designs is a canopy manufacturer with operations in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Though it currently is an international company with operations in the US, […]
June 28, 2021

My Home is Your Home: Chinese Furniture Manufacturer Expands To Monterrey

When the leadership of KUKA, a Chinese upholstery and furniture manufacturer, made the strategic decision to set up operations in Mexico to be closer to its […]
May 24, 2021

From Asia to Queretaro, Mexico: Electronics Manufacturing Success Story

After more than 35 years of being based out of Asia and manufacturing in China, in 2019, the company WKK became interested in setting up business […]
April 26, 2021

Chinese Company Starts up Operations in Record Time with the Help of American Industries

When Zhongli Group (ZG) arrived in Mexico, they hadn’t heard of American Industries Group (AI) or shelter services in Mexico. What they did have at the […]
March 22, 2021

Canadian Company Finds a Stable And Non-Slip Foundation For Growth in Silao, Mexico

When Jim Scott, President of Ground Effects Ltd., first shared his plan to start up operations in Mexico to provide his spray-on bed liner services for […]
March 28, 2022

Blockchain: Revolutionizing Industrial Real Estate in Mexico

Blockchain technology is rapidly being adopted around the globe by public and private entities to track information in a secure, reliable, confidential, and transparent manner. Though […]
February 23, 2022

Trends in Industrial Real Estate in Mexico

Without a doubt, the pandemic that took the world by surprise in 2020 has drastically changed the ways we buy and sell. As a result of […]
November 17, 2021

What Benefits Could Adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Have for the Real Estate Sector?

A transition towards the IFRS implies more than just reorganizing account catalogs and technical accounting and financial information matters. Their adoption in Mexico’s real estate sector […]
October 20, 2021

LEED Certification: Leadership in Energy and Sustainable Design

One of the biggest concerns of our modern times is the environmental pollution resulting from human activities, including construction and industry. Emissions related to building construction […]
September 23, 2021

Industrial Real Estate in Mexico and Anti-Money Laundering Laws: What you Need to Know

In July 2013, Mexico’s Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions Involving Illegal Funds, commonly known as the Anti-Money Laundering Law, went into effect. […]
August 26, 2021

INDUSTRIAL PARKS IN MEXICO History and Best Practices Based on Certifications

At the end of the Second World War (WWII), the United States and Mexican governments signed a bilateral agreement known as the Bracero Program. The program […]
June 7, 2021

American Industries: Custom-Built Real Estate Solutions in Mexico

When looking to start up operations in Mexico, one of the first things to decide is how and where to establish your business. The process requires […]
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