Category: Manufacturing

Honeywell’s Aerospace Facility in AZ Manufactures N95 Masks

Honeywell added a face mask production operation at its Phoenix Engines campus in Arizona, the company informed This location is one of Honeywell’s largest facilities and has been dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aircraft propulsion...

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Laredo is ready to restore a secure supply chain

LAREDO – If the deficit of 38% in daily operations in international trade is maintained, with the figures as of the first 10 days of May, some US$115 billion would stop operating in Port-Laredo alone, local authorities warned...

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Chihuahua to restart essential activities in June

CHIHUAHUA – The reopening of essential economic activities in the state of Chihuahua will begin in June, announced the state minister of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), Ana Luisa Herrera Laso The official said that before the reopening,...

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The maquiladora industry in Juarez will have a US$14 million economic spillover: Index

CIUDAD JUAREZ – This year the local maquiladora industry's profits will be of US$14 million, the highest figure since 2006 Pedro Chavira, president of Index Juarez, stated said increase refers to the profits generated by that sector during...

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The return of Chihuahua’s maquiladora industry will be postponed

CIUDAD JUAREZ – Although the automotive industry was declared an essential sector by the federal government, its return in Ciudad Juarez will not occur during May, said Pedro Chavira, president of Índex in Ciudad Juarez Chavira recalled that...

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Baja California Extends Authorizations for Desal Plant

The Baja California state government extended authorizations for the Consolidated Water’s Rosarito desalination plant, which is expected to be the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere Water authorities say the desal plant is needed to...

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Task Force seeks to reactivate Ciudad Juarez’s maquiladora industry

CIUDAD JUAREZ –  Representatives of the maquiladora industry in Ciudad Juarez formed a working group called "Task Force" to evaluate health measures in order to protect employees in the sector during the health emergency caused by the COVID-19,...

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Lear will restart operations in Ciudad Juarez until further notice

CIUDAD JUAREZ – Despite Lear's workers getting ready to return to the production lines in the next few days as reported over a month ago, the company said its 10 plants will still remain closed The corporation informed that any reopening date...

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Sonora forecasts at least 45,000 job cuts

HERMOSILLO – The Maquiladora and Manufacturing Export Industry (INDEX) in Sonora, estimated a cut of up to 45,000 workers from a total of 130,000; this if the temporary mandatory closure of companies continues as a prevention measure against the...

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Sonora’s industry analyzes conditions in order to resume activities

SONORA – The manufacturing and maquiladora export industry (INDEX), sees the conditions to resume activities; it is expected that before the end of the month, the federal government will issue the decree to homologate essential industries that...

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