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  • Continental will invest US$2.7 million in the expansion of their manufacturing plant in Silao
  • 4G Ingenieria Plant inaugurated in Guanajuato
  • Care Fusion inaugurates new facilities
  • GMexico planning to invest US$9 billion by 2017
  • Governor Francisco Vega confirms investment and employment in BC aerospace sector
  • Pepsico invests US$56.6 millions in treatment plant
  • Chihuahua will manufacture an airplane by 2023
  • The first machines for Audi plant have arrived
  • Interjet reports the results of Mexico-Bogota route a year after it started operating
  • Altamira Port will receive investments for US$75.5 million in 2014
  • OMA will invest US$26.5 million in the new Acapulco terminal
  • Audi, BMW and Mercedes looking for suppliers in Mexico
  • Auto parts company starts operations in Parral
  • Cesar Duarte will travel to China to “secure” assembly plant
  • Guanajuato Inland Port grows with new tenants
  • A new Hyundai plant may be installed in Nuevo Leon
  • Aeromexico and Mexico City Government inaugurate the first "CDMX" airplane to promote tourism
  • Jalisco attracts German investment in the automotive and aerospace industries
  • Kostal Group will build a second plant
  • The Minister of the Economy inaugurated 2 new plants in Bafar Complex
  • 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