A conversation with ICON Aircraft, featuring: Thomas Wieners, Vice President of Manufacturing November 2016
As part of a revised production plan announced in May, ICON Aircraft decided to produce its own composite components, a manufacturing process that was previously outsourced to several suppliers. Their new Tijuana plant will focus on just that while working together with their Vacaville, California headquarters. Companies like ICON are seeing expansion into Mexico as collaborative venture allowing for greater oversight in addition to the cost savings of nearshore production.
A conversation with Phase 2 Medical Manufacturing, featuring: Adam Prime, CEO and Ben Prime, Technical Manager OUS
We found that buildings were readily available, and business and labor costs were better than in Costa Rica. We [also] ruled out China because it was not a good fit. Beyond the political situation and rising labor and shipping costs, it was too far away for us to manage.
A Marian, Ohio based division of Overhead Doors Corporation, the largest producer of overhead swing doors worldwide.
When TODCO's President Daniel Rengert needed a manufacturing solution that would allow him to reduce labor costs while maintaining a close proximity to TODCO's west coast customers, he realized a near-shore manufacturing operation was his best answer. For TODCO this was an expansion of their manufacturing operation that would afford them some very unique benefits.
Expanding to Mexico positioned TODCO closer to our customer base in Mexico and Southern California, states Jim Frazzini, TODCO'S V.P. of Operations.
CPI soft landing services include site selection, construction management and administrative support for medical device manufacturer Trademark Plastics; multi-year deal.
Norwood, MA – Manufacturing Resource Group (MRG), a leading Electromechanical and Cable assembly manufacturer is expanding operations by opening up a new cable assembly facility in Mexico.
The new facility provides opportunities for MRG to gain new business, plan for expansion and offer lower cost of ownership to its customers.
We have seen an increase in our business and see tremendous growth opportunity coming from existing customers and from other locations including the West Coast, According to Joe Prior, MRG's President
A conversation with Aspen Medical Manufacturing, featuring: John Hamilton VP of Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects
We considered a number of options, including the possibility of opening our own facility or utilizing a shelter company. We considered locations such as Mexicali, Ciudad Juarez, Rosarito, and Tijuana. We chose Tijuana for its proximity to our Irvine, California Headquarters, the quality of the workforce and the ability to work with CPI.
Specialized Connector Manufacturing in the Aerospace and Defense Megaregion. Conesys and Conesys Mexico, August 2013.
Cost Effective Expansion and Low Cost of Highly Skilled Workforce - With over 1,000 employees in North America and global operations both in Europe, the United States and Mexico, Conesys has recently expanded capacity with a new facility in Tecate, Baja California. Conesys considered not only the cost of labor, but the quality and skill of the workforce available in the region. Tecate is now part of Conesys’ manufacturing division focusing on molding as well as assembly.