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Tijuana ranks second in job creation

TIJUANA  – Tijuana occupies the second place at the national level with greater employment and less underemployment, just below Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) The...

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Coronavirus delays the arrival of supplies to Sonora

SONORA – Thirty percent of the inputs that the maquiladora sector uses in Sonora are of Chinese origin, so the outbreak of the coronavirus in that country has generated delays in the arrival of machinery and equipment to the entity, said Gerardo...

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Border investment grows thanks to USMCA

NUEVO LEON – The proximity of the US market and the ratification of the USMCA has boosted confidence in real estate investments on the northern border The markets of Tijuana, Tecate, Mexicali, Saltillo, and Monterrey already have 859,867 square...

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Coronavirus could boost Mexican meat exports

MEXICO – In the midst of the coronavirus alert, Mexican beef exports could increase by more than 40% for this year, due to food security and the rumor about the food market in Wuhan City China’s purchases represent about 4% of Mexican beef...

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Cummins to move production to Juarez

JUAREZ – Cummins will move some parts of its business in Brazil, India, and China to Mexico The company said its decision has come in light of the requirements needed to meet the conditions under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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Airport improvements to boost cargo shipments

SANTA TERESA – The Doña Ana County International Jetport at Santa Teresa will have a US$9 million upgrade to increase its capacity to land cargo planes The 9,550-foot runway will be replaced as a first step toward speeding up shipments of...

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Flying Star acquires refined fuel transport

Flying Star Transport (FST), a subsidiary of Davidson Oil, has acquired Refined Fuels Transport (RFT), based in Albuquerque, New Mexico The company said this acquisition will further enhance FST’s presence in the Albuquerque and El Paso markets...

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Expedeon sells division

Expedeon has agreed to sell its immunology and proteomics businesses to UK-based life science reagents and tools company Abcam for US$130 million in cash The deal com- prises Expedeon’s core proteo- mics business, as well as its im-...

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Alpine 4 acquires metal company

PHOENIX – Phoenix-based Alpine 4 Te- chnologies Ltd has bought South Bend-based Deluxe Sheet Metal Inc Terms of the deal were not disclosed “The addition of Deluxe will have an immediate impact on Q4 revenue Deluxe is expected to play a...

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IRISYS gets new contract

IRISYS, a San Diego-based provider of contract pharma- ceutical product development and manufacturing services, has been awarded a new “Drug Formulation and Manufactu- ring” contract by the Office of Logistics and Office of Ad- ministration at...

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