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  • Automotive manufacturer will invest US$3 million in Jalisco
  • Mitchell Plastics open their doors in Queretaro
  • Mexico, ready to receive Canadian investment in SMC’s: Bancomext
  • More plants from foreign companies arriving to Monterrey
  • TEN Arquitectos the most likely choice to build the new airport
  • Technological Agroindustry Park to be built in Zapotlan
  • Parras will have an industrial park
  • Kia Motors will start assembling autos in Mexico in 2016
  • Aerospace Summit to be held in Queretaro
  • Mexico and the USA promote aerospace SMC’s cluster
  • Investment in Baja California aerospace industry
  • SCT promotes the creation of the Federal Civil Aviation Agency
  • Uruapan is attractive for assemblers in the automotive industry: Ministry of the Economy
  • Vesta is raising an automotive industrial park in Tlaxcala
  • Peńa Nieto will announce the new Hyundai plant
  • Guanajuato wants it all: they are after suppliers
  • Guanajuato will reactivate the leather industry
  • Nissan will assemble three Infiniti models in the new Aguascalientes Complex
  • International Surface Finishing Academy announces Anodizing for Aerospace Workshop to be held at the UNAQ campus in Queretaro, Mexico
  • Aerospace sector, efficient; reaches US$1 billion trade surplus
  • 5 maquilas leave and 3,000 jobs arrive

    Last February, five maquiladora plants closed their doors in Ciudad Juarez, but in even term the sector’s labor force grew with 2,996 jobs. According to data from the Mexican Statistics Agency, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica (INEGI), in the annual comparison, i.e. between February 2011 and February 2012, Ciudad Juarez lost 13 maquiladora companies. However, during such term the number of employees working for maquiladora industry kept growing. INEGI data further show that maquiladora industry is still far from recovering from the crisis. Between October 2007 and June 2009, maquiladoras in Ciudad Juarez cut down 62,338 out of the 217,901 direct jobs they had. Recovery by maquiladora industry in Juarez has been among the slowest, since they are still to recover 35,307 jobs (16.2%) to reach the number they had in 2007.
    Source: El Diario | Date: 25/05/2012