Mexicali, an industrial community

Mexicali, considered one of the top industrial centers of the country, it's the state capital of Baja California, Mexico and the only state capital on the border. Located in the southern border of the state of California, it is an ideal site to improve your competitive position at home or abroad.

Discover why many multinational corporations like Goodrich, GKN , Mitsubishi, Bosch Skil, Rockwell and Tetra Pak have decided to establish their manufacturing facilities in Mexicali. Explore the combined advantages of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico's new foreign market policies and Mexicali's unique location

Mexicali was the birthplace of the investor-friendly maquiladora program, enacted in the mid 60s.



The International community considers a maquiladora (manufacturing facility) a manufacturing “heaven”. Mexico's advantages regarding operational costs and logistics through the maquiladora program, offer unique opportunities for investors worldwide.

Some of these advantages are:

  • A 48 hour work week.
  • Semana laboral de 48 horas.
  • Favorable US tariffs.
  • Low taxation by Mexican government.
  • Full ownership of facilities into Mexico.
  • Sales in the Mexican market (100 million inhabitants).
  • Reduced freight costs and turnaround time.
  • Lower construction and utility cost.


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  • El Centro, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Yuma, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ
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  • Guadalajara, JAL
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