Mexico destination of interest for the aerospace industry in 2022
RIM | January 12, 2022 |

After the pandemic, international companies in the sector have considered relocating their facilities in Querétaro and Mexico City.

The Covid-19 pandemic has seriously affected the industry at a global level and made clear the need to relocate the supply chains of various branches in order to avoid as much as possible delays in production due to the lack of components, as has happened in recent months to the automotive industry.

For this reason, international companies in the aerospace sector have considered relocating their facilities and Mexico is emerging as one of the favorite destinations, since recently the authorities of Querétaro and Mexico City announced the approach that several of these companies have had with their respective industrial zones.

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In the case of the state belonging to the Bajío area, members of the Querétaro Aeroclúster were the ones who announced that international companies from the United States and Europe, mainly, have made visits to the entity in order to identify potential suppliers, especially SMEs from machining, laser cutting, special processes, heat treatments, among others.

Interested companies must comply with the AS9100 certification, an essential standard to enter aeronautical manufacturing programs.

It highlights that, if these projects are materialized, some of the nearly 1,200 jobs that were lost at the end of 2021 could be recovered, an amount that represents 10% of the jobs that were registered before the pandemic.

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In the case of Mexico City, the existence of three companies interested in investing about 12 billion pesos was recently announced, this after the head of government Claudia Sheinbaum held a meeting with businessmen from the Baja Aerospace Cluster. California.

Of the three companies, two are Mexican, established in Baja California, and the other is of foreign origin. They are expected to visit Vallejo shortly, since in this industrial zone is Pantaco, the most important dry port in Latin America, since it has a connection with Europe and Asia.

The aerospace industry is one of the most dynamic in the country, since in recent years it has registered a sustained growth of 14% per year. In 2019, before the pandemic, it employed more than 12 thousand people in Querétaro alone and more than 60 thousand throughout the country, so for experts in the field it is "the business of the future."

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