Walter Banta

Walter Banta

Walter Banta

Vice President of Operations at Brentwood Industries


Walter Banta is one of the managing directors of Brentwood’s Specialty Products Group, under which the new Tijuana facility falls. Brentwood’s international expansion model aims to deliver value to current and potential customers in their local geographies. This new site also provides a critical capability: operational redundancy. Adding a new ISO Class 7 clean room environment offers medical OEMs the security and flexibility required for critical projects.

As Vice President of Operations, Walter is also responsible for the development and coordination of operational strategies in six sites for the following manufacturing processes: Thermoforming (heavy gauge, light gauge), Injection Molding, Perforation, Calendering, Extrusion, Assembly.

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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