Case Studies & Whitepapers

Entrada Group’s case studies detail how clients have succeeded with Mexican manufacturing operations, realizing cost savings and topline growth. Whitepapers examine best practices on specific topics.

  • The Entrada Group examines the Peso’s long-term devaluation impact from three perspectives: an economist view; a company’s view and a worker’s view. Entrada Group, has been proving automotive suppliers to the International OEMs and Tier 1 manufacturers such as BMW, VW, Audi and the like in Mexico, a production/manufacturing footprint for decades, and deals with […]


  • Ever since the Mexican peso crisis of 1994, the value of the peso against the US dollar has been sliding. For manufacturers considering setting up shop in Mexico, the longtime trend presents competitive advantages over other countries. But it also brings concerns and complications that no manufacturer should ignore. A newly released whitepaper examines this key area […]


  • “Mexico’s Automotive Manufacturing – Incentives & Barriers” sought opinions of automotive manufacturing companies that are both already in Mexico as well as opinions of those not currently manufacturing there, to look at common barriers. Entrada’s survey found that while a Mexican automotive supply base is essential, respondents remained concerned about security, lack of “Mexico know-how,” […]


  • Despite auto OEMs investing more than $35 Billion in new or expanded production facilities in Mexico throughout the past 15 years, inconsistencies remain for the country’s supply base. A newly released whitepaper examines this key area of concern in Mexico’s auto manufacturing sector that may hinder its future development and expansion. Fill out the information below to download […]


  • An open-trade philosophy, proximity to US, South American and Canadian markets, and cost-effective and highly-skilled labor are all factors in favor of Mexican manufacturing. Despite growing awareness of these advantages, many manufacturers have hesitated to establish their own production footprint in the country. In 2015, Entrada Group conducted original survey-based research of automotive manufacturers, that are […]


  • With margins tightening and competition intensifying, automotive manufacturers of all sizes are under pressure to minimize operating costs without sacrificing product quality or operational effectiveness. As a result, many are exploring cost-effective manufacturing locations. For many companies, Mexico has emerged as one such potential location. The survey sought opinions of companies that are both already […]


  • Elastomer Solutions, a portfolio company of mutares AG, wanted to establish a production footprint in Mexico in order to better support its customers’ North American operations. The Europe-based supplier of custom polymeric components discusses how it established its Mexico operations in order to ensure that it remains close to its customers – some of the […]


  • Many companies aren’t aware of the importance of performing a cost modeling exercise or lack the in-house skills required to make accurate projections for a cost-competitive country like Mexico. This new whitepaper from Entrada Group outlines how a proper cost model analysis can set companies on the path to success in Mexico manufacturing. The paper explores: Cost […]


  • A testimonial from Bowles Fluidics, a maker of engineered plastics, as they explain the “how, why and what” that led them to Mexico, to Entrada and toward a successful business model. We are a midsize engineering company that manufactures primarily for the transportation industry, but not entirely. We’re the behind the scenes guys. We do […]


  • Time for some benchmarking… This report from Entrada Group, based on a recent survey of senior manufacturing leaders, examined questions such as: How many manufacturing facilities do companies have? Where in the world are those facilities located? How does the US stack up? What country tops the list? This is your chance to Compare Solve […]