Veronica Contreras

Veronica Contreras

Veronica Contreras


Veronica Contreras, is a seasoned global business consultant with over eighteen years of experience working with C-level executives for US Companies in the evaluation process of setting up of their operations in Mexico. She is an expert in facilitating the startup process for manufacturers in a maquiladora for foreign national companies through the “Shelter IMMEX Program" as well as the setup of call centers or BPO's.

Veronica outlines the feasibility of setting up a facility in Mexico for her clients. Specifically; she works on the cost models, process and timeline for the Mexico operation. She provides labor cost studies as well as site selection analysis and helps companies determine the ideal site to set up based on the current labor market.

She has worked directly on over 75 expansion projects in the Tijuana, Tecate and broader Baja California border region as well as in the interior of Mexico. She has lead the expansion projects for notable companies such as Icon Aircraft, Broan Nu-tone, Smiths Interconnect, DSBJ, Conesys, Aspen Medical, Southwire and Todco - just to name a few. She has provided employment to over 3,000 employees thru the shelter program.

Veronica also formed part of establishing an international call center /BPO that provides bilingual agents to US companies for services like customer service, debt collections or back office functions. Today that call center has over 2000 employees with four locations thru out Mexico.

Veronica holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration within emphasis in Marketing from San Diego State University and has extensive experience working in Mexico. She currently travels thru the US educating companies on how to set up operations in Mexico.

14 Oct, 2020
11:35 AM - 11:45 AM,

Q&A session

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM,

Success story: Brentwood Industries Tijuana manufacturing expansion

Speaker: Walter Banta
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM,

Costs of doing business in Mexico: Labor, overhead, start-up costs

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM,

Proven Turnkey solutions to get started in Mexico: Shelter IMMEX Program

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM,

Tijuana industrial real estate market

Speaker: Adriana Eguia
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM,

ICON Aircraft Tijuana facility tour

Speaker: Jason Courtney

No need to travel for this Virtual Tour and Educational Seminar!

Mexico Industries & Manufacturing Hubs

In today's dynamic manufacturing environment, companies have several attractive options to consider when evaluating a manufacturing expansion to a foreign country.

Human Capital: Labor costs, availability and best practices

For more than 50 years, global manufacturing companies that need higher-value sourcing solutions have been attracted to Mexico.

Mexico vs China Manufacturing Shipping and Logistics Costs

Over a decade ago manufacturing companies wouldn't hesitate to say that China and other overseas manufacturing locations were hands-down cheaper than anywhere in the world. That is no longer the case.

USMCA vs NAFTA: Major changes

With the recent U.S.-China trade war, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) going in to effect and the covid-19 outbreak more global manufacturing companies are expanding into Mexico to be part of the nearshore network of North American manufacturing and supply.

Industrial real estate: Site options

Industrial Real Estate in Tijuana and Mexico is competitive, cost-effective and gives you the strategic North American location you need.

Proven Turnkey solutions to get started in Mexico: Shelter IMMEX Program

CPI’s Shelter Company Program is designed for manufacturing companies who want a cost effective and quick way to start manufacturing in Mexico.

Costs of doing business in Mexico: Labor, overhead, start-up costs

Manufacturing costs in Mexico are lower than the US and other parts of the world. Every criterion you may consider for reducing costs can be found in Mexico.

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