Why Mexicali

Mexicali, Baja California

Mexicali city is located on the southern border of the State of California, USA; at the heart of what composes one of the most fertile valleys in the surroundings, the Imperial and Mexicali Valley.

Is the Mexican port of the West Coast USMCA’s corridor; offering a strategic location to move components and products promptly to global destinations.
The city has a unique proximity to the cities of Palm Springs, Ontario and Los Angeles, in the State of California; as well as to the cities of Tucson and Phoenix, in Arizona, USA.

The companies established in Mexicali have the advantage to always provide products “on time” to their destination, which is mainly to the North American market.


GKN Aerospace

Completely integrated transportation network through air, land and sea; as well as all existing communication systems and networking.

Reliable freight services that facilitate the flow of goods and services between buyers and sellers.

Rapid transportation of imported and exported goods and services to the USA and Mexico.

Close to the Port of Ensenada, Baja California, which focuses mainly on the industrial, agricultural and commercial sectors of Baja California, Sonora and Baja California Sur.

Workforce in Mexicali


  • Mexicali has more than one million inhabitants
  • Skilled and quality-conscious labor
  • Annual growth rate of 4.9%

Young population ready to tackle the most demanding manufacturing and assembly tasks

There are around 180,000 workers ranging from basic manpower to highly specialized professionals at a very advanced level.

The State Government provides education and qualification courses to increase the workforce standards. And we help you connect with local linkage programs, which supports the development of labor force according to the needs of the industry.

Utilities in Mexicali

Mexicali has private and government owned companies that provide utilities services fitted for any Build to Suit or existing building at PIMSA’s parks. Our industrial parks are fully served by the city utilities.


The Colorado River, guarantees 1,850 million m³ of water annually to satisfy the needs of any operation. The water service in Mexicali is supplied by CESPM (Comisión Estatal de Servicios Públicos de Mexicali), through its three water treatments plants, covering 95% of the population.


Mexicali has one public electric utility, CFE (Federal Energy Commision); providing service to the region mainly with a 570 MW geothermal plant and 743 MW combined cycle plant in the State (1). However, since the approval of the Energy Reform, different privately owned suppliers with installed capacity in our State can provide the electric service such as:

  • Saavi Energia (Actis owned), with 2 combined cycle plants: “La Rosita 1” with 789 MW for  Mexico´s market and “La Rosita 2” with 320 MW for California´s market, both installed in Mexicali; a 155.1 MW wind farm (50-50% joint investment   with   IEnova) in La Rumorosa, which 100% of the energy generated is exported to California.
  • IEnova (Sempra Subsidiary), with a 625 MW combined cycle plant, a 41 MW solar farm, both in Mexicali and the wind farm mentioned above.
  • Iberdrola, with a 300 MW combined cycle plant in Ensenada.

(1) PRODESEN (2018-2032), Secretaría de Energía.


To take advantage of our privileged geographical location, we have outstanding, fully integrated communication connectivity with the rest of the world. Mexicali offers optic fiber, telephone line, point-to-point data transmission, microwave and satellite communication for data transmission, microwave and satellite communication for data transmission services, as well as several servers for global Internet communication.


Mexicali´s fuel and gas supply is abundant and consists of a wide variety of products such as, unleaded premium gasoline, diesel fuel and LP natural gas.

Natural gas is provided by EcoGas (IEnova/Sempra subsidiary), a private company that provides this low-emission resource to local industry at competitive prices and with an open system (U.S.A. pipelines) which allows easy connection to the industrial parks within the city. However, it is possible to buy molecule from different suppliers such as: BP, Macquarie, Saavi, Shell and TC Energy.

Education in Mexicali

CETYS Universidad Campus Mexicali

UVM Campus Mexicali

Mexicali boasts some of Mexico’s finest universities, sixteen universities and forty-eight technical or vocational schools that are working to solve the need for more trained labor force to meet the continuous growth in demand due to constant economic growth in the city. We have linkage programs between industry and educational institutions.


CETYS University one of the best private education university in the Northwest of Mexico with national and international accreditations such as WASC, ACBSP, ABET, FIMPES and CONACYT. CETYS offers undergraduate and postgraduate education with degrees specialized in Business, Engineering, Law, Psychology, among others. CETYS also offers Double Degree programs in Business, Engineering and Psychology with City University of Seattle.

UVM has national accreditations such as FIMPES and CEMEFI. UVM offers undergraduate and postgraduate education with degrees in Engineering, Business, Law, Social Science, Tourism, Architecture, Arts, Economy, among others.

The State University (UABC) is a public multi-campus university with faculties offering degrees in Engineering, Business, Law, Medicine, Political Science, Agriculture, Nursing, Computer Science and Foreign Language Studies, among others.

Technical Schools

You can also find technical schools like CECATI, a public institution, part of the Secretary of Public Education SEP, dedicated to the development and teaching of technical training courses such as welding, electronics, air conditioning, automotive mechanic, among others.

The Technological Institute of Mexicali, is an institution of education in technological areas at a higher level. Offers different engineering such as industrial, mechanics, business management, renewable, among others.

UPBC is a public institution of State Government, which aims to provide higher education at the bachelor’s, graduate, technological specialization and refresher courses in its various modalities.


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