Global Business Reports


Ty Jeevaratnam, James Hogan, Jose Pablo Buerba, Josie Perez, Gabrielle Morin

Mexico Aerospace 2016

April 14, 2016

Mexico has forged its advantages in establishing itself as a center for advanced manufacturing, engineering, design and development of strategic value added for the Global Aerospace Industry. The growth of the Mexican Aerospace Industry has been unprecedented, with an annual growth rate in the past twelve years of nearly 20% in exports, reaching 6,686 million dollars in 2015, a 5% increase from the previous year –through the climb from 60 to over 300 companies and support entities that currently make up this sector, NADCAP and AS9100 certified employing over 45,000 high-level professionals.

Through the establishment of regional competitiveness clusters that we examine in this report – Baja California, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, Querétaro, Sonora and La Laguna – companies cultivate advantages in terms of access to a broader supplier base, specialized support services, sources of talent, access to knowledge, technologies, human resources and markets among others, attracting similar and complementary companies. In addition to local benefits, the said regional poles facilitate the efficient integration into production with strong national and international innovation networks. We invite you to take the time to read through this work and learn about the Competitive and Strategic Mexican Aerospace Industry through each of its regional clusters.


Maxon Motor Group is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high precision DC motors. Within the group, MDP - Maxon Motor France is specialized in the development of specific mechatronic actuators.
University of Sherbrooke places particular emphasis on ensuring practical experience for its students.
Esisar Grenoble INP is an engineering school at the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, specialized in developing embedded systems and digital technology for aerospace applications.
Centum Adeneo is part of the Centum group, and has a strong expertise in all forms of electronics.


Ramoth Services supports mines with engineering and construction in Ghana.