May, 2021

  • 26 May

    Binational effort to vaccinate 10,000 maquiladora workers underway

    -Editorial A coalition of six US subsidiary companies sponsored a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic for 10,000 maquiladora workers employed in Baja California, Mexico. “We started, six or eight months ago, talking to the private sector about how to help our people with their health and the economy of our state. …

March, 2021

  • 18 March

    Baja California, Leader in Manufacturing, Maquiladora, and Export Industry

    -Editorial With more than 923 companies in the Manufacturing, Maquiladora, and Export Industry (IMMEX), on which 355,359 jobs depend, Baja California is a national leader in this sector, said Mario Escobedo, Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST). Talking to business people, officials and diplomats from the United States and …

February, 2021

  • 28 February

    Index Mexicali 2021-2022 Board of Directors Take Oath

    -Editorial José Joaquín Jimenez Arriaga took an oath of office as President of the Maquiladora Association of Mexicali A.C., (INDEX) having the business community, government, and media present. He took oath along with the Board of Directors, which is formed by: Alfredo García Estrada, Vice President. Marco Antonio Kuljacha Gastélum, …

  • 26 February

    Constellation Brands to Dismantle Their Brewery Plant in Mexicali

    -Editorial   In what was promised to be a catalyst for job creation and economic development for Mexicali, Constellation Brands will be dismantling their plant, ending a long and hard battle for the company that struggled with a large opposition.  Constellation Brands has a period of two years to dismantle …

  • 18 February

    CANACINTRA reports a loss of 18 billion dollars due to a cut in natural gas

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B.C.- CANACINTRA Mexicali reported an estimated loss of 18 billion dollars derived from the cut-off of natural gas supply from the United States to the northern region of Mexico, said Alberto Sánchez Torres, President of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA) in Mexicali. The intense snowfall …

January, 2021

  • 13 January

    Index Mexicali Presents Work Plan

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B. C.- The 2021-2022 work plan of the Association of Maquiladoras of Mexicali (INDEX Mexicali) was presented by President José Joaquín Jiménez Arriaga. At a press conference, members of the Board of Directors, the Vice President of the Board of Directors, Alfredo García, and Salvador Maese were present. …

December, 2020

  • 21 December

    Industry, education and the law

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist, and law professor. Within the framework of this edition, where we reflect on the association between industry and education, it is important to highlight the parameters in which law is involved in the relations of these sectors. It is important to …

November, 2020

  • 24 November

    Walmart México & Centroamérica announces the construction of its 21st Distribution Center in the country, located in Mexicali.

    With an investment of close to $1,900 million pesos, the new Distribution Center will generate more than 700 direct jobs and 1,000 indirect ones. Mexicali, Baja California. – Walmart México & Centroamérica celebrated their groundbreaking of what will be its 21st Distribution Center in the country, located in Mexicali, capital …

  • 20 November

    New INDEX Mexicali President Sets His Priorities for His Presidency

    -Editorial INDEX Mexicali officially presented Joaquin Jimenez Arriaga as the new president at a press conference. Jimenez Arriaga comes with years of experience in the industry and promises to work with the Index membership and have greater coordination. “Today we all need economic recovery and the co-responsibility to act well …

  • 10 November

    Joaquin Jimenez Arriaga Elected President of INDEX Mexicali

    -Editorial Joaquin Jimenez Arriaga considers himself a passionate person in everything he does. He has served on various committees at INDEX and his hard work and dedication got him elected President of INDEX during a special ordinary session held Nov. 10. Jimenez Arriaga spoke to the Beyond Borders Gazette about …