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Viva La Manufacturing in Mexico

Posted on July 7th, 2017
Mexican Manufacturing

Manufacturing has been an important part of the development of Mexico’s economy. Mexico is now a supplier of services and products that are mainly exported to the United States and Canada. The industry sector in Mexico represents the 33.1% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, according to the CIA. At present, the implementation of manufacturing 4.0 is still at a basic level. However, many global and multi-national companies currently have their production plants there which will bring in the needed investment to the Mexican manufacturing industry. Technology Mexico is a very active consumer of technology products, with trends indicating an increase in sales of items such as computers, tablets, smartphones and other gadgets. When Samsung decided to make an investment of $300 million to expand their operations in Mexico, the country obtained an advantageous position in global technology. This was…

Columbia Manufacturing Has a Very Diverse Offering of Products

Posted on June 23rd, 2017
Columbian Manufacturing

Colombia is not often recognized for manufacturing. However, manufacturing makes up nearly 20 percent of their exports thanks to its trade agreements and geographical location. The country has 15 free trade agreements, and preferential access to over 1.5 million consumers. In addition to offering competitive production costs, skilled labor, and administrative support. Autos and Motos Colombia is the fourth largest vehicle producer in Latin America with more than 130K units per year. The automotive industry here assembles cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles with the presence of 8 vehicle assembly plants. They are host to Chevy, Hyundai, Renault, Kia, and others. Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Chile are the main buyers of Colombian automotive manufacturing. As a staple in Bogota traffic, Colombia is the second largest producer of motorcycles in Latin America also. They are home to 7 motorcycle assembly plants, and…