Employment

6,000 openings in Tijuana maquiladoras
Tijuana maquiladoras have about 6,000 vacancies, according to the association of the Maquiladora Industry Index.  22,000 new jobs were created between February 2016 and February 2017, with the arrival of six companies and the expansion of established plants. According to the association, one fourth...
Baja California accumulated 67,000 formal jobs during 2016
Baja California reached 67,181 formal jobs created as of November 2016, earning the second position as the State with the most new employment along the North border and fifth nationwide. Carlo Bonfante Olache, Ministry of Economic Development, informed that 4,437 formal jobs were created just during...
Bill Forge Global opens US$ 12 million plant in Guanajuato
India-based Bill Forge Global started operations in Celaya, Guanajuato, at the Cuadritos Industrial Park, after an initial investment of US$12 million, with expectations to escalate to US$30 million and generating over 75 jobs, informed Guillermo Romero Pacheco, head of the Ministry of Sustainable E...
Bosch to generate 500 jobs in Ciudad Juarez in 2017
During the next year, the auto parts manufacturer Bosch will add at least 500 workers to its Ciudad Juarez operations, which signifies a growth rate of nearly 10%, informed Friedrich Dreier, VP of the Firm in the City. The new employees will have the same location in the current campus, a few meters...
Coahuila continues attracting investment
American Industries (AI) and Cactus Valley Industrial Park are finalizing details to join forces to attract investment and employment in Coahuila, especially in all of the South Eastern Region. American Industries, one of the main industrial complex developer in Mexico, with headquarters in Chihuahu...
Electronic Industry to generate 10,000 jobs in Jalisco
The electronic industry requires qualified staff, and companies such as Jabil, Sanmina and Flextronics, are currently hiring, informed Cesar Castro, President of the Chamber of the Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies Industry (CNIETI). He said that during 2017, the expectati...
Focus production shift to create 200 jobs in Hermosillo, Sonora
The relocation of the Ford Focus production, from Michigan into the Hermosillo, Sonora plant, 200 new jobs will be created, informed Jorge Vidal, Ministry of Economy in the State. He said that the remodeling works to get the Hermosillo plant ready for production will start this year, as the vehicl...
Ford rules out staff reductions in Mexico
Ford Mexico does not have plans to cut down on staff or anticipate worker's retirement in Mexico to reduce staff. The assembler disclosed a plan to eliminate 1,400 job positions between North America and the Asia-Pacific region, but the Mexico division ruled out this possibility. Ford Mexico mention...
Industrial growth places increased demand on Mexico’s labor supply
With the arrival of Bombardier, in 2006, several OEMs have established operations in clusters across the country. Indeed, Mexico has ranked as the largest recipient of aerospace-related FDI for the past three years, a trend that has spurred the development of a consolidated supply chain. However, in...
Investment in Queretaro had 75% growth during 2016
36 investment projects were formalized during 2016 in Queretaro, valued at US$850 million, that is, an annual increase of 75%, informed the Secretary of Sustainable Development in the State, Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero. These projects represent the creation of nearly 13,000 jobs. The officer sta...
Investment to generate 15,000 jobs in Guanajuato
Guillermo Romero Pacheco, Minister of Sustainable Economic Development said that the program to Attract Investment, which was implemented by the current administration, has been yielding positive results, which is why there are upcoming 70 projects, which could generate between 13,000 and 15,000 job...
Korea will invest US$500 million in Nuevo Leon
A dozen Korean companies have decided to invest over US$500 million in Nuevo Leon by 2017, informed Fernando Turner Davila, Ministry of Economy and Labor in the state. These companies from South Korea “are representing an investment of around US$500 million and will generate roughly 2,000 possible...
Manufacturing industry represents 43% of employment in Chihuahua
Maria Cristina Sanchez Chacon, President of INDEX Chihuahua, stated that the export manufacturing industry in Chihuahua represents 43% of the Mexican Institute of Social Security's  total employment record. There are 493 export manufacturing plants in the State, which generate 354,000 direct jobs...
Maquila in Sonora looking for 3,500 workers
The industrial sector in Nogales, Sonora, has not been able to satisfy the demand for nearly 3,500 workers, mostly operators. Jesus Montoya Matuz, executive director of the Maquiladora Association of Sonora (AMS) in Nogales, indicated that investment continues to arrive to town and factories keep on...
Maquiladora creates over 50,000 jobs in Juarez
According to Jose Yarahuan Galindo, President of INDEX Juarez, the maquiladora industry will start 2017 with plenty of job offers, thus regaining the terrain lost after the crisis from 2008-2009. 189,000 jobs were lost due to the global recession and the insecurity in Ciudad Juarez, but now there ar...
Mexican aerospace industry: soaring high
The Mexican aerospace industry has had constant and accelerated development over the last few years, as it has grown 17%, generating 45,000 jobs. The sector captures over US$700 billion in exports during 2015 and its production is estimated to grow 85% by 2020, according to data from the Mexican Fed...
More companies to invest in Ciudad Juarez
The Maquiladora Association (INDEX) of Ciudad Juarez, affirms that consolidated growth and the arrival of more investment from companies will be a reality in 2017. Jose Yarahuan, President of INDEX, informed that expectations for labor growth and expansion of production lines seem very encouraging f...
Nuevo Leon has the second best FDI capture in Mexico
Nuevo Leon occupied a spot as the second State with the most FDI from January through September 2016, after Mexico City, with US$2.23 billion, equivalent to 11.3% from the total, according to data from the Ministry of Economy and Labor in the State. There was a record of 107 foreign investment proje...
Record employment rates in Puebla
There are 183 companies based in Puebla that form part of the program for the Manufacturing, Maquiladora and Exportation Services Industry (IMMEX), which had an annual added up growth rate of 9.55%, making these the highest occupation rates after four months of continuous improvement, according to d...
Rexnord will move jobs to Nuevo Leon
The industrial bearing company Rexnord confirmed that 300 job positions will be moved from the Indianapolis plant to Nuevo Leon. The leader of the 1999 branch of the United Steelworkers union, Chuck Jones, said that Rexnord, a firm based in Milwaukee, and the workers he represents, have reached an a...

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