Once companies decide to establish their new operations in Mexico, they must ensure a soft landing to make operations run as smoothly as possible. A strong financing partner is key, coupled with a strong localization strategy depending on the priorities the company has in terms of labor, energy and land costs, as well as development of the local supply chain. Mexico has already developed defined automotive clusters and it is up to companies to decide where they can make the most of their investment.

In this chapter, leaders of the automotive clusters illustrate the advantages that each region can provide to potential investors based on their own development efforts. Industrial developers and financing partners also share their experience on how to support new companies looking for the best place to establish new operations and what investors might find in each of the country’s industrial hubs.

Main question to answer

What advantages does each state provide to potential investors?