A mini-satellite will be launched for the study of urban warming
ARIZONA – A Mexican student will lead the first NASA-funded student mission to investigate the phenomenon of urban warming, using a satellite the size of a loaf of bread that will be launched this year. Jaime Sanchez de la Vega, student at Arizona State University (ASU), said that as cities grow,...
Aerial cargo grows in Tijuana
The Tijuana airport, in the state of Baja California, isn´t only growing passenger wise, it has also increased its demand for cargo flights. In this sense, Federal Express inaugurated a flight to Memphis, in the United States. The company will offer its customers advantages, logistics wise, as the...
Aerospace industry grows in Chihuahua City
CHIHUAHUA – The executives of Fokker /GKN received the executives of Coorporativo GKN / Fokker Aerospace Mexico, in order to formalize the start production of the Airbus A320 Shroud Box and the transfer of advanced materials manufacturing (Composites) for Gulfstream in Chihuahua. This expansion i...
Airbus Helicopters and Helisim build Pilot Training Center in Texas
TEXAS – Airbus Helicopters and Helisim began the construction of a new training center for helicopter pilots and maintenance personnel in Grand Prairie, Texas, which will include a new full flight simulator for the next generation H 145, H 175 and H 160.  With an initial investment of US$40 mil...
Ascent Aerospace inaugurates manufacturing plant in Baja California
Ascent Aerospace has officially opened its first plant in Mexico, located in Mexicali, Baja California. The plant's infrastructure, which was built in the new industrial park Calafia II, has more than 50,000 square feet and room for expansion. The factory is being established as a world-class weldi...
Asian investment in Tijuana will grow
TIJUANA – Chinese businessmen are investing in Tijuana and there is an expectation that this will gradually increase in the future, according to the president of the association Desarrollo Económico e Industrial de Tijuana (Deitac), Carlos Higuera. The president of Deitac said that last year the...
AZ Companies still seek exports to 'huge' Mexico Aerospace market
There are more than 1,200 aerospace companies across Arizona. They include large manufacturers, like Boeing, which makes helicopters in Mesa; suppliers, making electronic systems for airplanes; and those making interior components, like seatbelts, said Kevin O'Shea of the Arizona Commerce Authority....
Baja California Aerospace Cluster seeks to strengthen the aerospace industry
Aerospace Cluster of Baja California and the mayor of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Ruben Muñoz, signed a business collaboration agreement through which they will join efforts to strengthen the aerospace industry on the Peninsula. Through this agreement, signed at the facilities of Cámara Nacional...
Baja California could build its own aircraft
Mexico has more than 300 companies in the aerospace manufacturing industry, but very few of these are Mexican companies. ...
Baja California foments aerospace development in schools
The Aerospace Cluster of Baja California foments the development of the industry in the state, starting in schools, and not merely with the injection and promotion of foreign investment, which by the end of 2018, Baja California estimates approximately US$2 billion in exports. What the strategy con...
Bancomext grants US$102 million loan to aerospace plant in Sonora
The Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext) approved a loan of US$102 million for the AT Engine Mexico aerospace plant located in Hermosillo, Sonora. Through a press release, the financial institution explained that said loan is part of a US$297 million investment made by AT Engine Mexico...
Chihuahua brings aerospace industry laboratory
CHIHUAHUA  – An investment of US$7.5 million contributed by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt) will create 7 specialized laboratories for the aerospace industry; one of them will be installed in Chihuahua in charge of the company HT-MX and the rest will be built at Universidad ...
Colombia and BC strengthening aerospace industry
Aerospace industrial leaders from Baja California and Rionegro, Colombia, signed an agreement to reinforce both productions through exchange of strategies for the development of specialized labor force, as both regions are leading the aerospace sector in their respective countries. A committee from ...
Congressmen pitch New Mexico for new space agency
NEW MEXICO – New Mexico’s congressional delegation is trying to sell the federal government on setting up a new space agency under the state’s bright stars. The Department of Defense is establishing a Space Development Agency that would oversee the military’s space research, development and...
Customs section was inaugurated at Interpuerto Monterrey
The project to install and start a customs section inside Interpuerto Monterrey became a reality. Authorities of  Servicio de Administración Tributaria  (SAT) recently confirmed the news to the customs section B, mentioning that this is a "project designed to become a logistics and manufacturing...
GKN Aerospace celebrating its XV Anniversary of Operations in Mexicali
GKN Aerospace Chemtronics, dedicated to manufacturing components of engines for commercial and military aircraft, is now celebrating the XV Anniversary of presence in Mexicali. ...
Harris Manufacturing Solutions in talks with Coahuila’s business sector
A new company in the aerospace sector is exploring the possibility of settling in Acuña, Coahuila. In this sense, municipal authorities and the business sector held a meeting with representatives of said company, Harris Manufacturing Solutions. This meeting was held in order to present the current ...
Honeywell Aerospace inaugurates new laboratory in Mexicali
The new Honeywell Aerospace testing was inaugurated in Mexicali, Baja California. The Wind Tunnel will support the 777X platform by Boeing, enabling the development of the engineering capacities in Honeywell Mexicali over the next two years. There is a wind turbine in the lab, capable of producing s...
Honeywell shows off new aeronautic plant in Mexicali
North American Corporation Honeywell owns a manufacturing plant in Baja California, considered one of the most modern facilities in the world out of the many locations of this Firm, thanks to its technological capacities for supporting the aeronautic industry. The production unit, established in Mex...
Interpuerto Monterrey bets on commercial facilitation
MONTERREY – With the purpose of increasing its attractiveness to attract more international companies, Interpuerto Monterrey has carried out different actions focused on trade facilitation, an element that seeks to stand out among the industrial parks on the north of the country. At the end of la...



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