Electronics Manufacturing: The Benefits of Establishing Your Electronic Manufacturing Services 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 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 jobs, and enhancing automation in areas such as circuit board assembly.

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 assembly industry in Mexico boasts several top technology export: the country is the largest exporter of flat-screen TVs globally, the second largest exporter of electronics to the United States, and the eigth 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 it continues to provide advanced manufacturing services and the assembly of electronic equipment. The country's manufacturing services are producing a high volume of electronic equipment every year. According to some estimates, growth in the global electronics manufacturing sector is expected to increase in the coming years.

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Key Mexico Electronics Production 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. Additional companies and providers continue to invest in the electronics industry every year.

8th

largest producer of electronics worldwide

Mexico is home to some of the biggest global technology companies. Access to international markets and advantageous trade agreements accommodate for easy export of electronic device production. Efficient systems play a key role in supporting 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 is a top production city and produces leading electronic products – including more than 20 million TVs per year.

Supercharge Your Start-Up with Tetakawi’s Electronics Advantage

Whether you’re thinking about outsourcing your manufacturing to Mexico or you’re already an electronics manufacturer 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 manufacturing services are built on strategy, driven by experience, and tailored to meet the unique needs of your company. 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 through  every step of becoming an electronics manufacturer. Let us help your EMS business get started with the design, assembly, and innovation process. We can help you:

  • Select the right site for your electronics manufacturing company
  • Configure legal, organizational, and support systems
  • 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 unexpected events
  • 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 services powerhouse with comprehensive support from Tetakawi.

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

Shelter Services

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Soft Landing

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Manufacturing Communities

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Advisory Services

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FAQs About Electronic Manufacturing Services 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 product production and competitive costs.

Though the Baja California region is often looked to as a consumer technology hotspot, Mexico’s electronics assembly industry is widespread. The northwest is known for telecommunications, aerospace, and automotive products; the central corridor for technology sub-assemblies; the northeast for computers and home appliances. For an overview of each 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 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. Mexico offers engineering and design professionals, electronic experts, and skilled tech providers that can help your electronics manufacturing services (EMS)  grow. 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, and beyond. Whatever your talent your services needs, we can help you attract and hire the right employees from recruitment to retention.

 

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 consumer 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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