Aerospace Industry: Tijuana Flying High

Aerospace and defense manufacturing is emerging as an important sector in Mexico’s economy as well, with Tijuana having the largest concentration of aerospace companies in the country. Baja California has more than 76 aerospace companies operating in the state. The city of Tijuana has the largest concentration of operating aerospace firms in the country, with 37. Currently, Tijuana’s aerospace industry employs more than 11,000 skilled laborer. Annually, Mexico graduates more engineers than the U.S. and provides long term opportunities in the aerospace industry and its continued growth in the region.