Electronics Manufacturing in Mexico

One of the first nearshoring markets in the country, Mexico’s well-established electronics manufacturing industry is a powerhouse in consumer and commercial electronics production.

Mexico’s High-Powered Electronics Manufacturing Industry Is Prospering

From Ultra HD TVs to digital LCD signage and PCBs, Mexico is a top producer of televisions, screens, and many other electronics products for both home and commercial use. As one of the first industries to develop under Mexico’s maquiladora program, electronics manufacturing in Mexico has been well-established for decades.

Some of the foremost names in electronics manufacturing – like LG, Sony, Samsung, and Vizio – all produce products in Mexico. With a talented, cost-effective labor pool, direct access to high-demand consumer markets in the United States, and a network of trade agreements that makes product export accessible and profitable, electronics manufacturing in Mexico is prospering. The electronics manufacturing industry in Mexico boasts several top export spots: the country is the largest exporter of flat-screen TVs globally, the 2nd largest exporter of electronics to the United States, and the 8th largest producer of electronics overall.

As innovation continues and the importance of electronics becomes more deeply embedded in today’s digital age, Mexico’s electronics manufacturing industry shows no signs of slowing. According to some estimates, growth in the sector is expected to increase by 2.5 percent per year through 2020.

Key Mexico Electronics Industry Statistics

$5 billion

is invested per year in Mexico’s electronics manufacturing industry

Notable investors in Mexico’s electronics manufacturing sector include Dell, LG, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, RCA, Phillips, Panasonic, Siemens, and Vizio, as well as many OEM and ODM manufacturers.

8th

largest producer of electronics worldwide

Mexico is home to some of the biggest names around the globe. Access to international markets and advantageous trade agreements accommodate for easy export of production.

20 million

TVs are produced per year in Tijuana alone

Baja California is Mexico’s Silicon Valley, with over 200 electronics companies operating in the region. Tijuana is a top city and produces leading products – including more than 20 million TVs per year.

Supercharge Your Start-Up with Tetakawi’s Electronics Advantage

Whether you’re thinking about manufacturing in Mexico or you’re already there, Tetakawi can help your company launch, operate, and thrive in the country’s well-established electronics manufacturing industry. With over 34 years of experience in the Mexican manufacturing landscape, we’re experienced in getting electronics manufacturers up and running smoothly. Our services are built on strategy, driven by experience, and tailored to meet your operation’s unique needs. Though we’re the largest shelter services provider in Mexico, our hands-on approach means that you can rely on a trusted partner to guide you every step of the way. We can help you:

  • Select the right site for your electronics manufacturing business
  • Configure legal, organizational, and support structures
  • Recruit, train, and retain your employees
  • Manage all admin functions from finance and accounting to labor and customs
  • Keep things running smoothly from initial launch through ongoing operation
  • and so much more – we do the heavy administrative lifting so that your team can focus on your competitive advantage: manufacturing excellence.

Become an electronics manufacturing powerhouse with comprehensive support from Tetakawi.

Establish or expand your electronics manufacturing business in Mexico with our tailored services. From in-depth consultations to turnkey manufacturing facilities, we can help you at any stage of the start-up process.

Shelter Services

Focus on what you do best and we’ll do the rest – our shelter service offering is the easy, cost-effective, and low-risk way to establish an electronics manufacturing presence in Mexico.
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Soft Landing

Launch successfully with a streamlined team of experts dedicated to ensuring your entry strategy is executed on-time and on-budget.
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Manufacturing Communities

Run your electronics maquiladora seamlessly with turnkey manufacturing facilities that combine Class A industrial space, on-site support, and shelter services.
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Advisory Services

From site selection and customs analysis to cost estimation, we’ll help you make decisions that are informed, strategic, and actionable.
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FAQs About Electronics Manufacturing in Mexico

What are the most popular locations for electronics manufacturing in Mexico?

Mexico’s aerospace industry has five key clusters: Sonora, Baja California, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, and Queretaro. In particular, Sonora offers a specialty in aerospace supply chains that allow for quality production and competitive costs.

Though the Baja California region is often looked to as a consumer technology hotspot, Mexico’s electronics manufacturing industry is widespread. The northwest is known for telecommunications, aerospace, and automotive components; the central corridor for sub-assemblies; the northeast for computers and home appliances. To learn more or get help choosing a location, explore our site selection services.

 

Given the technical precision and skill required for electronics manufacture, how does Mexico’s labor market compete?

According to statistics from ANUIES (the National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education), more than 125,000 students specializing in engineering, manufacturing, and construction graduate annually in Mexico. Samsung's Center for Digital Research and Technological Development is also located in the city of Tijuana. Whatever your talent needs, we can help you attract and hire the right employees from recruitment to retention.

 

What kinds of electronics are made in Mexico?

There are five significant subsectors: audio/video, personal and business computing, semiconductors, communications technology, and optical instruments. At 25 percent of total electronics export revenue, flat-screen television production – including plasma, LCD, and LED product classes – is the largest consumer electronics product class manufactured in Mexico.

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