The maquiladora industry has become the mainstay of the country and an important source of jobs, with more than 5000 plants and just under 2.1 million people employed, which represent around 50% of formal jobs registered with the IMSS in processing industry, says a study by the International Consultants firm.
The research highlights the northern border region, where more than 70% of the formal industrial employment is provided by the maquiladoras. It also says that the industry contributes most of the manufactured exports of the country.
According to information from the National Council of the Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry (Index), the 195.490 million that the IMMEX exported in 2013, represent 62% of total manufacturing exports.
You might also be interested in:
Having spent many years at KPMG as a partner and finally as Head of Corporate Finance, Midlands, Richard Boot currently chairs and holds directorship of various companies associated with staffing and recruitment. He is also a former board member of IRC Global Executive Search Partners.
IRC Global Executive Search Partners convened affiliates and business partners at three regional summits covering Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas in early 2019 to spark an intercontinental discussion about leadership and organizational preparedness in an era characterized by accelerating technological change and disruption.