4th Borderless Business Congress

Tijuana is the city with more experience in aerospace manufacturing in Mexico. More than 50 aerospace and defense companies have chosen Tijuana as a home

A Taking Off Industry

Aerospace Manufacturing in Mexico

The aerospace cluster in Tijuana has seen great growth in the last 40 years. Due to the industrial space and available parks, 50 companies have chosen Tijuana to set up, and have operated successfully, obtaining a continuous material reception and delivery flow because of the strategic location of the city, which allows direct communication with national and international ports, as well as with the United States.

Tijuana hosts four times the aerospace sector in Mexico. For the city, this cluster represents a very valuable source of employment.
In the last decade, the number of workers in the area doubled, reaching 15,000 employees providing a specialized production with a low cost manufacturing.

Aerospace quality

The increase of aerospace companies in Tijuana and maquiladoras in Mexico is explained, on the one hand, by the manufacturing, assembly and processing quality of the Mexican workforce. The US quality standards, for example, are among the highest, but Mexican manufacturing meets the requirements, which makes it even more valuable.
Currently, the city has 2% of available industrial space, so the potential for aerospace growth is still ascending.
From multinationals to small firms, aerospace companies have relied on Tijuana to raise their manufacturing output to the top.

A clear forecast

Forbes estimates that air traffic will increase at an annual rate of 4.7% over the next 20 years. The Mexican Secretariat of Economy estimates that by 2020, the aerospace industry in Mexico will occupy one of the first 10 places worldwide, which is a good reason for starting a business in Mexico.
Currently, higher education schools in Tijuana have engineering programs and other areas focused on the industry, in order to meet the needs of maquiladoras in Mexico. The city can provide excellent automotive manufacturing, electronics manufacturing and contract manufacturing solutions.

Site selection and advisory services

If you have an aerospace company and you are looking for a city abroad to set up your manufacturing plant, at Tijuana EDC we help you out to get the ideal place. We are dedicated to promoting the city of Tijuana, Mexico due to all the benefits it represents for the industry.
The advisory services we provide are free-of-charge, since we are a non-profit organization promoting the economic development, foreign investment and business opportunities in Mexico.
The characteristics of your company demand priority assistance. At Tijuana EDC we study deeply the different industry clusters, the specifications of each one, and how we can adapt the advantages of this city to the particularities of your business.
The high tech processes contribute to make Tijuana the best place to invest in the aerospace manufacturing in Mexico.