Aerospace and Defense

Although the Aerospace industry keeps up soaring in Mexico in a rate of 17% during the last decade; Tijuana has fostered the growth of this industry for over 40 years, during this time multinationals and small aerospace and defense firms have found in this city a global manufacturing ecosystem in a business-friendly environment.

During the last decade Tijuana Aerospace employment has almost doubled its size reaching a talent pool of over 11,690 highly skilled employees, local universities and technical schools have developed in advance linkage and specialized engineering programs to sustain the growth of the sector.

Over 37 Tier 1 companies and industry suppliers operate in the city, this cluster statewide represents the largest concentration of firms and employment of the Aerospace and Defense industry in Mexico.

Companies 37 +


To get a complete list of Aerospace companies and products manufactured in Tijuana, access our White Paper

  • Cubic Considers Tijuana as not only a strategic place to manufacture, but also a safe and innovative environment for our executives and operations.

    Reiny Giesecke Cubic Defense Applications - Director of Business Development | Operating in Tijuana for 20 years
  • Over 12,900 students enrolled in engineering programs

  • Strong linkage between industry and academia

  • Full-design and product development capabilities

  • Tijuana is geographically connected to San Diego, the US hub of UAVs

  • Companies certified under ISO 9100, 9000 or ITAR

Happy to help you

Diana Fontes
Business Development Executive
Aerospace and Defense


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