Manufacturing Companies in Mexico

February 26, 2019

The top manufacturing companies in Mexico deal with electronics, automotive, medical, and aerospace products. In 2017 there were 3,818 high-skilled manufacturing operations in Mexico that exported goods to other countries. These companies range from OEMs, tiered manufacturers, and suppliers. Each industry maintains a strategic location within Mexico, where companies cluster to function as centers of expertise.


Automotive Companies usually set up all over Mexico, but the big brands locate along the border and within the central region of the country. Small to medium sized companies that cater to large OEMs are known to follow business down to the locations to maintain their client.

The big automotive companies in Mexico include:

  • Chrysler

  • Ford

  • GM

  • Mazda

  • Honda

  • Nissan

  • Toyota

  • KIA

  • BMW


Aerospace Companies usually set up within Mexico’s border states, with the exception of Querétaro, Querétaro - a state that has worked to bring in aerospace business for the past few decades. Many of the aerospace companies in Mexico specialize in producing specific parts. For example, Guaymas and Empalme Sonora are the experts on producing the wind turbines that are placed in commercial airplanes.

Top Aerospace Companies in Mexico include:

  • Bombardier

  • GE IQ

  • Safran

  • Airbus

  • Delta

  • Eurocopter

  • Aernnova

  • Meggitt

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Companies that manufacture electronics in Mexico cater to different types of electronic products including computers, sound systems, gaming systems, appliances, and other hardware devices. Electronic manufacturing companies in Mexico are located all around the country because of the various industries that use electronics. The main locations include Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Baja California, and Nuevo León.

The main electronic companies in Mexico Include:

  • Plexus

  • IMI

  • IKOR

  • Flex Ltd.

  • V-TEK

  • InterLatin

  • Sanmina


Much of the medical device manufacturing companies in Mexico are located within border states, sometimes further into the country. These locations are heavily regulated with sanitation entry and exit, along with operational cleanliness reviews. Most of the medical device companies locate in the state of Baja California, specifically around Tijuana.

Top medical device companies manufacturing in Mexico include:

  • Medtronic

  • GE

  • Tyco

  • Becton Dickinson

  • Siemens and Cardinal Healthcare

  • 3M

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Every high-skilled manufacturing industry has established a manufacturing presence in Mexico, companies usually know where to locate depending on their customers and respective industries. As more companies settle their manufacturing operations in Mexico, the industry continues to grow into a well oiled manufacturing machine.



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