Entrada in the Media

  • As published in Aviation International News… Some two dozen major aerospace and defense companies now have significant manufacturing operations in Mexico, and more than half of these are U.S.-based corporations. One has to wonder that when they decided on these long-term investments—in most cases, a decade or more ago—whether any of them contemplated the prospect […]


  • As published in European Business Magazine. Doug Donahue, one of Entrada’s Principals and Vice President of Business Development, shares his insights into the drivers that are compelling European suppliers to choose Mexico as their production location, and why it is paramount they have a regional partner in place who can successfully help them execute their […]


  • As published in Financial Times…   Northern business capital of Monterrey assesses its future without a US trade deal It was not the grand spectacle typical of the launch of a multimillion-dollar plant. But in Monterrey, Mexico’s northern industrial capital, it was significant that American metal-stamping company Trans-Matic held an event in the Donald Trump […]


  • As published in Industry Today. 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 […]


  • As published in New European Economy. One of the biggest recent developments in auto industry site selection took place in the summer of 2014 when BMW announced plans to build a $1 billion manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. When the plant comes online in 2019, it is expected to churn out some 150,000 […]


  • Almost one quarter of companies rank supply base as ‘poor’ As published in Plastics Today. Mexico’s automotive industry is booming, according to various reports, but there continue to be some stumbling blocks to doing business in that country. According to a new survey from Entrada Group (Austin, TX), a company whose turnkey system offers a […]


  • Republished from Industry Today. Article is also available on their website. By Doug Donahue, Vice President of Business Development, Entrada Group Mexico manufacturing has come a long way from the early days of simple product assembly in bare bones “maquiladoras” just over the U.S. border. Based on our experience from nearly two decades in guiding foreign manufacturers […]


  • Republished from Manufacturing.net. Article is also available on their website. Author: Andy Szal, Digital Reporter American auto suppliers that are considering joining the burgeoning Mexican automotive sector need to make decisions in short order, according to a leading industry consultant. Daron Gifford, leader of the strategy consulting practice at Plante Moran, said that $23 billion in auto […]


  • Republished with permission from Global Trade Magazine. Article is also available on their website. Written by Doug Donahue. Over the past two years, more than $23 billion in new investments have poured into the Mexican automotive and auto parts industries. Manufacturers like BMW, Kia, Daimler AG and Renault-Nissan have all announced plans for new facilities in […]


  • Republished from Global Trade Review, with permission. Article is also available on their website, with subscription. Author: Jax Jacobsen After being temporarily snubbed by investors eager to tap into China, Mexico is re-emerging as a major manufacturing hub for the North and South American region. Jax Jacobsen reports. Mexico has been building up its manufacturing sector for the […]