Electronic Manufacturing: The Benefits of Establishing Electronics Manufacturing in Mexico

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

Mexico’s High-Powered Electronics Manufacturing Industry Is Prospering on a Global Level

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 manufacturing industries to develop under Mexico’s maquiladora program, electronics manufacturing in Mexico has been well-established for decades providing global electrical design testing, creating industry jobs, and enhancing automation in areas such as circuit board assembly for countless electronic manufacturers. No matter what part of the manufacturing industry you play in, there is a place for you in the Mexican market. Companies manufacturing in Mexico have a competitive advantage with low labor costs, a skilled workforce, accessible trade across the world, proximity to the U.S., and more.

Some of the foremost names in electronics manufacturing – like LG, Sony, Samsung, and Vizio – all produce customer products in Mexico. With a talented, cost-effective labor pool, direct proximity to high-demand customer 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 assembly industry in Mexico boasts several top technology exports: the country is the largest exporter of flat-screen TVs across the world, the second largest exporter of electronics to the United States, and the eighth largest producer of electronics overall.

As technology 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, as growth continues and it provides advanced manufacturing services and the assembly of electronic equipment. Mexico's  manufacturing services are producing a high volume of electronic equipment every year with great efficiency. According to some estimates, growth in the world  electronics manufacturing industry sector is expected to increase in the coming years as more customer devices are produced. As growth continues across the world, electronics manufacturers in Mexico will continue to grow with it.

What electronics are made in Mexico?

Mexico is a leading producer in the electronics industry. Top-grossing electronics products include integrated circuits, computer CPU and memory chips, network switches, routers, audio and video goods, electronic appliances, and circuit boards. Mexico's electronics production is thriving as electronics exports have been growing each year.

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Mexico's Electronics Industry Key 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. Whether manufacturing software for the end user and technology components, additional companies, suppliers, and manufacturers continue to invest in the electronics industry every year. EMS companies come to Mexico because of the strong industry, low labor costs, and ease of product distribution.


largest producer of electronics worldwide

Mexico is home to some of the biggest global technology companies in the industry. Access to international markets and advantageous trade agreements accommodate for easy export of electronic device production in Mexico's market. Efficient manufacturing systems, including the components supply chain and global export processes, play a key role in supporting Mexico's electronic manufacturing companies.

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, Mexico is a top production city and produces leading electronic equipment and products – including more than 20 million TVs per year.

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Whether you’re thinking about outsourcing your technology manufacturing to Mexico or you’re already an electronics manufacturer there, Tetakawi can help your company launch, operate, and thrive in Mexico's  well-established electronics manufacturing industry. Getting a manufacturing company started in Mexico involves countless steps that manufacturers don't anticipate. Shelter services can reduce the possibility of delays and get your manufacturing services up and running quickly. With over 34 years of experience in the Mexican manufacturing landscape, our shelter company is experienced in getting electronics manufacturers up and running smoothly. Our manufacturing services are built on strategy, driven by experience, and tailored to meet the unique needs of your production company. Though we’re the largest shelter services provider in Mexico, our hands-on approach to manufacturing means that you can rely on a trusted partner to guide you through every step of becoming an electronics manufacturer in the country. Let us help your EMS business get started with the product design, manufacturing assembly, and innovation process. Our manufacturing services in Mexico can help you:

  • Select the right site for your electronics manufacturing company in Mexico
  • Configure legal, organizational, and support systems for your electronic assembly
  • Recruit, train, and retain your manufacturing workforce employees
  • Manage all manufacturing management functions from finance and accounting to labor and customs
  • Keep your manufacturing processes running smoothly from initial launch through ongoing operation and unexpected events
  • and so much more – we do the heavy management administrative lifting so that your team can focus on your competitive advantage: manufacturing excellence.

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FAQs About Mexico's Electronics Industry Electronic

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

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

Though the Baja California region is often looked to as a consumer technology hotspot, Mexico’s electronics assembly industry is widespread. You can locate your electronics manufacturing services in the area that best meets your production needs. The northwest of Mexico is known for telecommunications, aerospace equipment, and automotive products; the central corridor for technology sub-assemblies; the northeast for computers and home appliances. For an overview of each production location or to get help choosing a location for your electronic manufacturing services,, explore our site selection services.


Given the technical precision and skill required in electronic manufacturing industries, 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. Mexico offers engineering and design professionals, electronic experts, and skilled tech providers that can help your electronics manufacturing services (EMS) grow. These industry professionals can help with everything from product design and functional testing to inventory management and the manufacturing process. Mexico competes very well in the industrial market and offers a labor force who can work in production facilities, test electronic products, design technology innovations, manage company operations, complete demand projections, manage supply chain, and beyond. Whatever your talent your services needs, we can help you attract and hire the right workforce employees from recruitment to retention. Manufacturers rely on these individuals to keep their company operations running smoothly.


What kinds of electronics are made in Mexico?

There is a mix of five significant manufacturing subsectors in the electronic industry: 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 customer  electronics product class manufactured in Mexico. No matter what type of electronic products you manufacture, there is a place for you in Mexico's electronic equipment industry.

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