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MANUFACTURING ICON AIRCRAFT: INVESTING $150 MILLION IN IT’S NEW TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA FACILITY

ICON Aircraft Manufacturing Plant

Case Study: ICON Aircraft A5 in Mexico

The manufacturer of carbon fiber amphibious airplane that brought a revolution to flying, decided to produce its own composite components, a manufacturing process that was previously outsourced to several suppliers.

Their new Tijuana plant focuses on just that while working together with their Vacaville, California headquarters.  Companies like ICON are seeing manufacturing in Mexico as collaborative venture allowing for greater oversight in addition to the cost savings of nearshore production. 

Innovating, Investing and Creating Jobs

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ICON has made a significant investment in its Mexico manufacturing facility. The economic impact is over $150M over the next 10 years. In addition, ICON will leverage this location to develop Mexican business partners and qualified suppliers for other aircraft components.

ICON is planning to employ 1,000 people over the next three years as they ramp up production to meet demand for their innovative A5 aircraft. Universities and technical training schools in Baja California offer advanced engineering degrees, as well as work directly with manufacturers to develop training and curriculum based on industry needs.

CPI’s Maquiladora Program: The Most Cost-Effective Way to Expand

Working with an administrative and shelter services provider in Mexico is the new best practice for moving production outside of the United States.

It’s Cost Effective And Has Worked For Forty Years.

Manufacturers who utilize CPI’s Shelter Program are able to minimize risk and exposure, get up and running quickly and cost effectively by utilizing CPI’s existing permits and certifications, all while having a team of experts get you through the entire process.

Download ICON Aircraft Manufacturing Case Study document in PDF

ICON Aircraft Investing 1.5 Million in New Tijuana Plant

Meeting Demand Leads to Manufacturing ICON A5 in Mexico.
Take a look at ICON's experience when evaluating the manufacturing expansion and setting up production in Mexico.

A conversation with Thomas Wieners, VP of Manufacturing, ICON Aircraft

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