Wall Street Journal - Otis Elevator Co. is moving production from its factory in Nogales, Mexico, to a new plant in South Carolina.
What's happening at Otis is part of a broader shift in the way manufacturers tally costs.
Fox News Latino - Bus bodywork manufacturer RECO has inaugurated its upgraded plant in Tultepecin Mexico state with a total investment of $350 million, increasing annual production capacity to 2,500 units.
Plastics News - Toymaker Lego has installed more than 500 Gravicolor gravimetric mixing and dosing units and 1,500 Metro loaders for its factory in Monterrey -- the largest-ever single order for Motan-Colortronic GmbH.
Constitution-Tribune - HanesBrands announcedthat it will close its Chillicothe, Miss., apparel decorating and screen-printing plant in December and move production to a new lower-cost company facility in Mexico.
Reuters - An index of Mexican manufacturing activity fell in September compared to the previous month, flattening out to represent even odds for future economic growth, data showed on Monday.
Bendbulletin.com - Ford is discussing adding as many as 10,000 jobs in the United States in negotiations with the United Auto Workers. As many as 4,000 of those jobs may come from Ford shifting production of the Fusion midsize sedan from Mexico.
Maquila Portal - A CNC Machining Training Center has been inugurated in Mexicali to train workers for the region's growing aerospace industry. The project is the work of the state government, CONACYT and the private sector.
Maquila Portal - Three maquiladora companies with around 2,000 employees have been under technical stoppage in the last few months, while nine companies have resorted to stoppages to avoid layoffs during downturns.
Machinist - Victaulic started operations at a new ductile iron foundry and machining complex in Chihuahua, where it is producing custom castings and large-diameter pipe joining products for distribution in the U.S., Mexico, Latin America and South America.
Nashville Public Radio - General Motors plans to divert work that was headed to Mexico and build two mid-size cars in Spring Hill, Tenn. The assembly lines will restore 1,700 jobs in the state.