Mexican aerospace industry grows due to Tier 1 OEM providers31/10/2023
Mexican OEM providers are not exclusively focused on the auto parts industry. An important number of manufacturers are dedicated to the aerospace area.
Specifically, 386 companies work on developing technology and components for aerospace providers, with the most activity in the northwestern region of Mexico. There are 97 in Baja California, 58 in Sonora, and 52 in Chihuahua.
Queretaro, in the central region of the country, has 50 enterprises and important international industries of this activity have providers there. With 19 Mexican states having companies developing in the sector, the industrial park in Guanajuato is also focusing on the diversification of its OEM industry, which is key for automotive manufacturing.
Mexican aerospace industry activities started in the 1960s decade, but it was in 2005 that the growth registered started to be exponential. From this year on, OEMs and top-tier aircraft parts suppliers started to set up their activities in the country.
Maintenance and service, the next step for growth
The development of the aerospace industry has taken regional governments and academia to support the activities, which has led to the creation of clusters focused also on Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) projects.
The country has developed infrastructure and provided technical skills to workers, two facts that support the creation of an important aerospace industry hub. Currently, Mexico can produce every component needed for aerospace manufacturing, which has taken enterprises such as Delta Airlines to send its planes to Mexican companies for maintenance and reparations.
Still, there are big chances for the area to grow in different states that can establish their own industries, which continues attracting foreign investment, especially from Europe, for the activities.
The most important aerospace enterprises in Mexico
The nearshoring trend is boosting Mexican industrial activities, including aerospace manufacturing. Considering this landscape, Frontier Industrial offers industrial land for sale and buildings for rent in the main industry regions of the country, such as the industrial park in Guanajuato. If your company wants to establish and develop activities in Mexico, please get in touch with us for more information and availability.