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Finding Your Perfect Fit: A Guide to Mexico Site Selection for Manufacturers



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Expanding your manufacturing operations in North America? Mexico offers a compelling combination of proximity to the U.S. market, a skilled workforce, and a dynamic manufacturing ecosystem. But with a vast and diverse country like Mexico, choosing the right location can feel overwhelming.


At Javid, we understand the importance of getting your site selection right. Here are some key factors to consider in guiding your site selection decision, ensuring your Mexican venture thrives.


Understanding Your Needs

The first step is taking a deep dive into your specific needs. What products will you be manufacturing? What is your target market?  Javid's team of experts offers a valuable framework to consider factors like:


  • Proximity to Suppliers and Customers: Minimize transportation costs and lead times by considering the location of your suppliers and target markets.

  • Labor Availability and Skills: We assess the talent pool in potential locations to ensure it aligns with your workforce requirements.

  • Infrastructure and Logistics: We evaluate the availability of reliable transportation networks, utilities, and waste disposal services.

  • Incentives and Regulations: Our team researches government incentives offered in different regions and helps you understand local regulations that may impact your operations.


Mexico's Diverse Landscape of Opportunity

Mexico boasts a wide range of industrial zones strategically located throughout the country. Javid's deep understanding of the Mexican manufacturing landscape allows us to identify the region that best suits your needs:


  • Northern Mexico: Bordering the U.S., this region offers excellent connectivity, variety of suppliers and vendors, and a skilled workforce in many different industries.

  • Central Mexico: Home to a growing manufacturing hub, central Mexico provides access to a large talent pool and proximity to major national markets.

  • Bajío Region: A dynamic manufacturing center, the Bajío boasts a competitive cost structure, a skilled workforce, and a well-developed infrastructure.


Elevating Your North American Strategy

Selecting the right site in Mexico is a crucial step in optimizing your North American footprint. Industry experts recommend the following steps to elevate your North American trade and site strategy:


  1. Market Research: Thoroughly understand the trade environment between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

  2. Cost Analysis: Factor in production costs, logistics expenses, and potential government incentives.

  3. Supply Chain Integration: Strategically locate your manufacturing base to minimize disruptions and optimize delivery times.

  4. Long-Term Vision: Consider future growth plans and select a site that can accommodate your scaling needs.


Javid: Your Partner for a Seamless Mexico Entry

Javid goes beyond simply helping you find a location. We are your one-stop shop for a successful Mexican manufacturing venture. Our comprehensive shelter services include:


  • Expert Site Selection: We leverage our extensive network and market knowledge to identify the ideal location for your needs, navigating the entire site selection process from start to finish.

  • Streamlined Setup: We handle all the legalities, permitting, administration, and infrastructure setup, allowing you to focus on production.

  • Ongoing Support: Our team provides ongoing assistance with labor relations, compliance, and operational optimization.


By partnering with Javid, you gain a trusted advisor with the resources and experience to navigate the complexities of Mexico's manufacturing landscape.

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