Mexico’s Thriving Automotive Electronics Industry Needs Parallel EHS Boom

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Mexico’s Thriving Automotive Electronics Industry Needs Parallel EHS Boom

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 2:05pm

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My car (a Fiat 500e) was built in Mexico. Chances are yours may have been as well. 

In one month alone -- August 2015 -- automakers produced in Mexico nearly 300,000 vehicles, exporting 80% of them. This production level is 7.7% higher than in August 2014. In fact, 30% of Mexico's exports are automobile, according to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA).

For the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) sector in Mexico, these market statistics get even more attractive -- given that the share of autos' electronics is increasing faster than the overall value of auto content. 

Specifically, Central Mexico -- more so than the USA-Mexico border region -- is attracting nearly every auto manufacturer and Tier-1 supplier you can name.

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Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Automotive | Mexico | Technology Forecasters | antea group | ehs

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