Manufacturing is becoming highly automated. Is Mexico prepared for this change?

Manufacturing is becoming highly automated. Is Mexico prepared for this change?

Kenneth Smith, head of the Mexico’s Trade and NAFTA Office in Washington, said they promote Mexico as a location for advanced, higher value-added manufacturing and the Ministry of Economy and state governments are working with the private sector and foreign investors to provide more technical training and education. A good example is the aerospace industry. They established an “aeronautics university” at Queretaro, a special graduate school for engineers who want to work in that sector. The university works with the private sector to identify the engineering skills they will need for the future.

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