• Celaya, Guanajuato is right in the heart of Mexico’s fastest-expanding manufacturing region, which is now home to companies from around the world. Manufacturers from diverse industries including automotive, aerospace, medical device and consumer electronics produce in and around Celaya. These foreign multinationals know the value of a physical presence in Mexico. And now Entrada is strategically positioned to help suppliers […]

  • Commentary by Doug Donahue In the past couple of years, no fewer than 8 auto OEMs have announced plans to establish new operations in Mexico, which is fast becoming the prime destination in the Western hemisphere for the production of compact and sub-compact vehicles. A recent El Paso article cites projections that Mexico will produce roughly 5 million […]

  • Commentary by JP McDaris Some 17 million cars were built in North America last year and Mexico produced one out of every five of them, according to WardsAuto, which tracks production data. That rate is expected to increase to 1 in 4 by 2020. “The US South and Mexico are winning the battle,” said Dennis DesRosiers, president […]

  • Commentary by JP McDaris Much has changed in the past two decades since NAFTA was implemented. Mexico is no longer a low-wage sourcing location that focuses mostly on inexpensive consumer and non-durable goods for the US market. Mexico’s workforce is now more skilled, the country’s middle class is growing and the products coming out of […]

  • Fall 2015 This tour is designed to give C-level executives and owners from auto manufacturing companies the opportunity to see firsthand the opportunities for growth in Central Mexico. We will visit the region experiencing the most expansion in the automotive world right now, and give you the inside edge you need to gain your own […]

  • Did you know that goods exported to the US from Mexico contain a much higher percentage of American value-added content (or engineering or know-how) than do Canadian or Chinese goods?

  • Commentary by John Paul McDaris As recently reported in Steel Orbis, a market intelligence and news portal for the steel industry, Germany’s ThyssenKrupp announced a $20 million expansion of its blanking operations in Silao, Guanajuato in Mexico. The move grows their footprint by 55,000 sq ft, adding a new state-of-the-art aluminum and carbon steel blanking […]

  • Commentary by Doug Donahue DHL has over 10,000 employees in Mexico, over 800,000 square meters of warehousing space, and the ability to handle more than 100,00 domestic and international shipments daily. A big reason the global logistics giant set up shop in the country is in order to support the growing number of companies, manufacturers […]

  • Commentary by JP McDaris A recent article in Plastics Today highlights the level of investment that OEMs have been making in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato of late, and why the area is ideal for Tier-1 and Tier-2 suppliers. Honda, to cite just one example, continued the expansion of its North American production, with […]