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Ciudad Juarez hits record on employment

Chihuahua State broke records in economic growth and job creation in 2014 Especially in Ciudad Juarez, where over 50 thousand formal jobs were created According to Manufacturer and Services Industry monthly statistics, Maquiladora and Services, at...

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Toyota suppliers are considering Coahuila

Manufacturers supplying to Toyota’s plant in San Antonio, Texas, are evaluating the cities of Acuña and Piedras Negras in Coahuila, Mexico for a possible relocation, said the President of Grupo Amistad Global, Claudio Ramon He added that...

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Korean Company evaluates to invest in Chihuahua

With a US$23 million investment and the creation of 600 new jobs, the Korean company Yongsan Automotive Parts Interior is considering to install its plant in Ciudad Juarez and produce there the garments of seats for KIA vehicles that are assembled...

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CBP’s Eyes in the Sky

CBP’s tethered aerostats keep watch for trouble from 10,000 feet     Eyes in the sky stretch over the southern US border at 10,000 feet, from Yuma, Arizona, to Lajas, Puerto Rico Eight special blimps that are part of the Tethered Aerostat...

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Governor Vega de Lamadrid Speaks at the 2014 International Trade Summit

The International Trade Summit Las Vegas (ITS) was established in 2013 by the Korean Chamber of Commerce Las Vegas (KCCLV) to be a catalyst to strengthen free trade partnerships and diversify Nevada’s economy The summit through the auspices of the...

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Nuevo Laredo expects important industrial growth in 2015

Nuevo Laredo has the busiest inland port for exports from Mexico to the US, but its industrial activity was at a standstill for several years In 2014, the dynamics changed and some companies had expansions Juan Antonio Lazalde Romo, President of...

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Mexico’s Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit moves from El Paso to San Diego

MexicoNOW’s El Paso-decade-old event “Mexico’s Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit” will be held in San Diego, California in March 19-20, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina resort   The main objective of this logistics and supply...

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Fisher & Paykel Expands Operations in Tijuana

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited announced that it would expand its manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico, creating 200 new jobs   Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, based in New Zealand, is a leading designer, manufacturer and...

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Mexicali bets on technical education and high-tech industries

The maquiladoras modified Mexicali´s economy, which has gradually gone from being agricultural to industrial Today, this border city has more than 120 maquiladoras across many high-tech industrial sectors   Flavio Sandoval González, Index...

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Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration affects border

President Obama used his executive authority to grant millions of undocumented immigrants a work permit and a reprieve from deportation proceedings In order to qualify for this program, undocumented immigrants must have been in the United States...

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