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  • Volvo and Scania analyzing investing in Durango
  • Cisco will strengthen investment in domestic manufacturing
  • Artecola kicks-off operations in Leon, Guanajuato
  • Chinese companies will invest in Mexico
  • Thirty Mexican companies are interested on bidding for the construction of NAICM
  • Gulfstream presents a new family of aircraft
  • Hangar being built in UNAQ
  • Tecma Group Mexico Manufacturing Mobile App Now Available
  • Aeromexico and its workers union reach an agreement
  • Bancomext has authorized a credit for US$50 million to rebuild Los Cabos Airport
  • Logistics Center to be built in Guanajuato
  • Two Canadian companies in the automotive field will establish in San Luis Potosi
  • Japanese investments reach US$500 million
  • Mexico will become an international hub
  • TechOps will consolidate its operations in 2015
  • Auto parts plant invests US$16.5 million in Puebla
  • INTERMEX MANUFACTURA DE CHIHUAHUA extended for 1 year its current lease contract with INTERMEX for its Shelter Services to MANOIR AEROSPACE.
  • Relevant topics to be discussed in Mexico’s Aerospace Summit to be held in Queretaro
  • The Mexican Air Force will hold an aerospace tradeshow in 2015
  • Proposal to create an Aerospace Medicine Institute in Mexico
  • 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