But after a pandemic, a trade war and rising wages in China, many manufacturers have been looking for other options.
Back to the supply chain problem: 159 days to get stuff from China to MGA Entertainment’s U.S. warehouses.
“I think it’s more like a tidal wave.” Mahdi’s company connects U.S. businesses with manufacturers in Mexico.
So even before the pandemic, there was pressure to start moving to Mexico — Northern Mexico in particular, where demand is now showing up in the real estate market.
He’s seeing manufacturers who make things for other manufacturers also start to move to Mexico, and this is creating a critical mass.