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Mexico Logistics and Infrastructure

How Experts Like CPI And RL Jones Help Manufacturers Get Things Done

A Conversation With Eduardo Acosta, Vice President, RL Jones Customhouse Brokers, Inc.

Many people would have you believe that doing business with Mexico is difficult, but that is just not the case.

When expanding manufacturing operations to Mexico, companies must consider the costs and efficiency associated with moving raw materials and finished goods. Expect direct and indirect costs to include:

Facilities in Tijuana, Mexico

New Facility Will Serve Contract Manufacturing Needs in Central America and the Western United States Beginning Early 2018

Brentwood Industries, Inc. is expanding operations to Tijuana, Mexico with a new manufacturing clean room facility opening early 2018. The new facility just south of San Diego, California, represents Brentwood’s first strategic international manufacturing expansion site in Latin America. Brentwood has leased a 35,000-square foot clean room facility in the modern Thomas Alva Edison Industrial Park and is expected to invest $3.5 million dollars in the build out. The Reading, Pennsylvania-based medical packaging and thermoplastic molding company has had its sights on the medical manufacturing hub of Tijuana for quite some time.

Rockwell Collins agreeement

Just when it appeared that equipment-supplier consolidation had run its course, United Technologies (UTC) shocked the aerospace industry by reaching an agreement to acquire Rockwell Collins for a cool $30 billion.

San Ysidro Cross border

Additional Lane Open to Accommodate Travel into Mexico

San Diego -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) today announced the reopening of the southbound Interstate 5 and Interstate 805 freeways at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry (LPOE) on September 25, 2017 at 12 a.m., 12 hours ahead of schedule. The southbound freeways were closed south of the California State Route (SR) 905 freeway on September 23, 2017 to accommodate Phase 3 of GSA’s San Ysidro LPOE modernization and expansion project.

More than 200 people have been confirmed dead after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City, reducing buildings to rubble and sending thousands fleeing in panic. Bloomberg's Nacha Cattan reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Source: Bloomberg)

Brentwood Medical Device Packaging Clean Room

Brentwood is proud to announce that it will open a medical manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico, in early 2018. This second facility represents Brentwood's first strategic international expansion dedicated to custom thermoformed medical packaging.

As a major North American medical manufacturing hub, Tijuana continues to experience growth at a rapid pace.

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