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.

November 23, 2022

Aluminum; business for the USMCA market

Over two years after the enactment of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), aluminum imports from the US to Mexico have reached record levels. As one of […]
November 10, 2022

Doing Business in Mexico: Labor Considerations and Foreign Investment

One of the main reasons Mexican manufacturing has been so popular, especially for US companies, is its competitive labor rates. This means significant savings, but at […]
November 8, 2022

Benefits of IVA (VAT) / IEPS Certification

Many companies are familiar with Mexico’s IMMEX program for international and US companies manufacturing in Mexico, which has been in place for over 30 years and […]
November 2, 2022

Mexico’s Main Exports

A significant part of Mexico’s economy is based on international trade, with exports representing 18.5% of its gross domestic product in 2021. Exports have grown steadily […]
October 28, 2022

Economies of Scale: Advantages and Cost Savings

For international companies wanting to set up manufacturing operations in Mexico, the quickest and easiest way is by working with an experienced shelter company. Setting up […]
October 13, 2022

What is the Standard Work Week in Mexico?

Among the many benefits of setting up or expanding operations in Mexico, one of the most attractive is its available, skilled, and affordable labor force. Many […]
October 10, 2022

Legal Entities for Incorporating in Mexico

When setting up operations in Mexico or abroad, companies must ensure they have the proper legal and corporate structure to provide certainty and minimize risk. Although […]
September 29, 2022

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Manufacturing in Mexico

An increasing number of companies from around the globe in a wide variety of industries are looking into setting up operations or expanding into Mexico due […]
September 22, 2022

Mexico Poised to Become One of the World’s Most Important Logistics Areas

Companies are increasingly focused on consolidating and streamlining logistics after global disruptions and simultaneous spikes in demand for all types of products in recent months and […]
October 28, 2022

Economies of Scale: Advantages and Cost Savings

For international companies wanting to set up manufacturing operations in Mexico, the quickest and easiest way is by working with an experienced shelter company. Setting up […]
October 10, 2022

Legal Entities for Incorporating in Mexico

When setting up operations in Mexico or abroad, companies must ensure they have the proper legal and corporate structure to provide certainty and minimize risk. Although […]
September 29, 2022

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Manufacturing in Mexico

An increasing number of companies from around the globe in a wide variety of industries are looking into setting up operations or expanding into Mexico due […]
July 28, 2022

Business Innovation: Key to Success

Without a doubt, innovation allows a company to stand the test of time. Innovation in business aims to create added value for clients, shareholders, personnel, suppliers, […]
July 23, 2022

Queretaro, Mexico Labor Availability and Outlook 2022

According to recent surveys and market data, the biggest challenges facing companies in North America today are rising costs, worker shortages, and supply chain issues. These […]
July 20, 2022

Two Ways Working under a Provider of Shelter Services in Mexico Can Help You Save on Taxes

In addition to the main incentive programs available to companies in Mexico that help businesses save money on export taxes, tariffs, and duties we discussed in […]
July 7, 2022

A Client’s Perspective: Three Tips to Consider when Setting Up Operations in Mexico

If you are looking into manufacturing in Mexico to make your company more competitive, we’d like to share with you some tips from a client’s perspective […]
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 […]
November 8, 2022

Benefits of IVA (VAT) / IEPS Certification

Many companies are familiar with Mexico’s IMMEX program for international and US companies manufacturing in Mexico, which has been in place for over 30 years and […]
October 10, 2022

Legal Entities for Incorporating in Mexico

When setting up operations in Mexico or abroad, companies must ensure they have the proper legal and corporate structure to provide certainty and minimize risk. Although […]
September 29, 2022

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Manufacturing in Mexico

An increasing number of companies from around the globe in a wide variety of industries are looking into setting up operations or expanding into Mexico due […]
September 22, 2022

Mexico Poised to Become One of the World’s Most Important Logistics Areas

Companies are increasingly focused on consolidating and streamlining logistics after global disruptions and simultaneous spikes in demand for all types of products in recent months and […]
September 14, 2022

How the IMMEX Program Allows Manufacturing Companies to Maximize Savings

The IMMEX program can benefit international companies manufacturing in Mexico, but many people have questions about exactly how it works. In this article, we share more […]
August 30, 2022

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Mexico’s Industrial Real Estate Sector

Mexico is one of the top emerging nations in receiving foreign direct investment (FDI) and is the ninth-largest recipient in the world according to UNCTAD’s 2021 […]
August 24, 2022

Mexico’s FTAs: A Competitive Advantage for Manufacturing in Mexico

In addition to Mexico’s affordable labor rates for an available and skilled workforce, logistics advantages, and proximity to one of the world’s largest consumer markets, the […]
August 10, 2022

Competitive Advantages of Nearshoring in Mexico

With large-scale disruptions in global business since the COVID pandemic and the changes resulting from these hard-won lessons, companies are focusing on increasing agility in production […]
August 8, 2022

The Great Resignation and Manufacturing in Mexico

Since the pandemic started, workers worldwide have quit their jobs in unprecedented numbers This trend, known as the great resignation, has added yet another concern to […]
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 […]
August 8, 2022

The Great Resignation and Manufacturing in Mexico

Since the pandemic started, workers worldwide have quit their jobs in unprecedented numbers This trend, known as the great resignation, has added yet another concern to […]
June 14, 2022

Chihuahua’s Aerospace Manufacturing Capacity

To promote economic development, 50 years ago, President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz implemented the program commonly referred to as the IMMEX program (formerly known as the Maquiladora […]
June 3, 2022

Ciudad Juarez: Cradle of Mexico’s Manufacturing Industry

In 2022, a variety of factors continue to disrupt international trade, including the trade war between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of […]
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 […]
November 2, 2022

Mexico’s Main Exports

A significant part of Mexico’s economy is based on international trade, with exports representing 18.5% of its gross domestic product in 2021. Exports have grown steadily […]
May 19, 2022

Main Industries in Mexico Manufacturing Part II of II: Electrical and Electronics, Home Appliances, Plastics, Textiles and Garments, and Furniture

In today’s business environment,  North American companies are looking to reduce dependence on China, strengthen local supply chain networks, and make logistics processes more agile. When […]
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 […]
November 23, 2022

Aluminum; business for the USMCA market

Over two years after the enactment of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), aluminum imports from the US to Mexico have reached record levels. As one of […]
November 10, 2022

Doing Business in Mexico: Labor Considerations and Foreign Investment

One of the main reasons Mexican manufacturing has been so popular, especially for US companies, is its competitive labor rates. This means significant savings, but at […]
November 8, 2022

Benefits of IVA (VAT) / IEPS Certification

Many companies are familiar with Mexico’s IMMEX program for international and US companies manufacturing in Mexico, which has been in place for over 30 years and […]
October 13, 2022

What is the Standard Work Week in Mexico?

Among the many benefits of setting up or expanding operations in Mexico, one of the most attractive is its available, skilled, and affordable labor force. Many […]
October 10, 2022

Legal Entities for Incorporating in Mexico

When setting up operations in Mexico or abroad, companies must ensure they have the proper legal and corporate structure to provide certainty and minimize risk. Although […]
September 29, 2022

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Manufacturing in Mexico

An increasing number of companies from around the globe in a wide variety of industries are looking into setting up operations or expanding into Mexico due […]
September 22, 2022

Mexico Poised to Become One of the World’s Most Important Logistics Areas

Companies are increasingly focused on consolidating and streamlining logistics after global disruptions and simultaneous spikes in demand for all types of products in recent months and […]
September 14, 2022

How the IMMEX Program Allows Manufacturing Companies to Maximize Savings

The IMMEX program can benefit international companies manufacturing in Mexico, but many people have questions about exactly how it works. In this article, we share more […]
August 8, 2022

The Great Resignation and Manufacturing in Mexico

Since the pandemic started, workers worldwide have quit their jobs in unprecedented numbers This trend, known as the great resignation, has added yet another concern to […]
November 10, 2022

Doing Business in Mexico: Labor Considerations and Foreign Investment

One of the main reasons Mexican manufacturing has been so popular, especially for US companies, is its competitive labor rates. This means significant savings, but at […]
November 2, 2022

Mexico’s Main Exports

A significant part of Mexico’s economy is based on international trade, with exports representing 18.5% of its gross domestic product in 2021. Exports have grown steadily […]
August 30, 2022

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Mexico’s Industrial Real Estate Sector

Mexico is one of the top emerging nations in receiving foreign direct investment (FDI) and is the ninth-largest recipient in the world according to UNCTAD’s 2021 […]
August 24, 2022

Mexico’s FTAs: A Competitive Advantage for Manufacturing in Mexico

In addition to Mexico’s affordable labor rates for an available and skilled workforce, logistics advantages, and proximity to one of the world’s largest consumer markets, the […]
August 10, 2022

Competitive Advantages of Nearshoring in Mexico

With large-scale disruptions in global business since the COVID pandemic and the changes resulting from these hard-won lessons, companies are focusing on increasing agility in production […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 30, 2022

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Mexico’s Industrial Real Estate Sector

Mexico is one of the top emerging nations in receiving foreign direct investment (FDI) and is the ninth-largest recipient in the world according to UNCTAD’s 2021 […]
July 28, 2022

Business Innovation: Key to Success

Without a doubt, innovation allows a company to stand the test of time. Innovation in business aims to create added value for clients, shareholders, personnel, suppliers, […]
May 31, 2022

LEED O+M CERTIFICATION: A Commitment to Continuity

As a company that is proud to uphold ESG values (Environmental, social, and governance), American Industries Real Estate is participating in the process of obtaining LEED […]
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 […]
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