Parque Industrial El Marques
 
Top reasons to Invest in Queretaro
Excellent geographical location in Central Mexico.
Potential market of over 45 millon people in a 350 km ratio
373 companies with direct foreign investment, and 238 exporting companies.
High standard of living and public safety.
World Class industrial zones and parks.
International freight and passenger airport.
Multi-function interior port
37 research and development centers.
Internationally renowned Universities and Technical Institutes.
Highways and railroads that easily connect with borders and ports.
                 
Queretaro in the national scenario
GDP BUSD
State GDP for 2002
Average GDP growth rate for 2000 – 2002
Per capita income 2002
Foreign Trade (Aug 2003)
Productive Population 2003
Direct Foreign Investment 1999-2003
Exports (2000)
Imports (2000)
Manufacturing Employments (1998)
9,971.6 MUSD
3.1 %
6,583 USD
6,052.2 MUSD
57.14%
491.15 MUSD
3.2 BUSD
3.6 BUSD
85,500
       
Foreign Direct Investment in the State of Querétaro
Country Companies Participation %
United States
Germany
Spain
Canadá
Japan
Netherlands
Italy
France
Korea
Others
Total
195
28
32
20
14
15
9
6
8
46
373
52.3
7.5
8.6
5.4
3.8
4.0
2.4
1.6
2.1
12.3
100
   
General Overview
Territory:
Altitude:
State population:
Capital city population:
The annual population growth rate for the 1995-2002 period was
Weather:
Geographical division of:
11,688 Km2
1,820 msnm
1,543,993 habitantes (CONAPO 2003)
877,837 habitantes (CONAPO 2003)
3%
Temperatura promedio anual 10-27° C
18 municipios
   
Excellent Location
Distance from sea ports to Queretaro
Sea port Kilometers Miles Driving Time
Acapulco, Gro.
Manzanillo, Col.
Mazatlán, Sin.
Tampico, Tamps.
Veracruz, Ver.
630
720
850
730
650
390
450
530
450
400
5:45 hrs
8:30 hrs
10:30 hrs
8:30 hrs
6:45 hrs
Distance from boarder cities to Queretaro
City Kilometers Miles Driving Time
Cd. Juárez, Chih.
Nuevo Laredo, Tamps.
Tijuana, B.C.
1,620
970
2,660
1,000
600
1,650
23:00 hrs
11:00 hrs
32:00 hrs
   
New Companies in Querétaro
Year Number Samples
1998


1999



2000





2001


2002


2003
113


112



95





79


92


75
Aeroquip- Eaton, Field Container, Grammer Industrial, HBA Cast Products,
Macer Fepyr, Mars Electronics International, PAC Worldwide, Plenco, S-Mex,
Sibaplast, Three Bond Manufacturing, Valeo Vendo de México.
American Car Equipment, Balatron, Balzers, Basf, Euro Nutec, Euroquip,
Industrias Ki, Inaza, Irizar, Jackstad, Poly One, Mead, Meritor Heavy Vehicle
Systems, Patelec Noma Systems, Robin, Ronal, Schawk, Senoplast,
Valbruna, Yorka.
Ato Findley, Autoliv Components, Beachmold, C.W. Industries, Cleveland
Die, Cooper Tools, Degussa Huls, Eckerle, Ecko Bialetti, Foam Fabricators,
Industrial Powder Coatings, Italpresse, ITW Poly Mex., Linde Pullman, Omni
Manufacturing Services, Oxford Wire & Cable, Perry Operations,
Preformados, Prettl Systems – Noma, Piramid Industries, Stauble Dytisa,
Tafime, Thermotech, Batesville, Van Holdings.
Apem México, Autoliv Steering Wheels, Coexpan, Erreka –Mex, F.E.G –
Nichimen, Klass, Kluber, Mitsubishi Materials Corporation; Nettelhoff, Perry,
Sea Link Manufacturing, Norgren.
Samsung, Macaferri, Pilkington, Metecno, Santander, Burgman, Guhring,
Adiamas, AmMark, Michelin, Nutrición y Farmacias, GRG, Fagor Sistemas,
Mexem Power, Alpha Hi-lex.
Azoo, Akiyama, CGR, BP de México, CIGO Endless, Guardian, Norel,
Freudenberg Nok, Diehl, Saint Gobain Euroveder, AG Plastics, Marktool,
Bticino, Siberline.
 
Main Internacional Companies in Querétaro
Aeroquip (EATON)
American Car Equipment
Auto Siesa
Autoliv
Basf
Clarion
Climate Systems (Visteon)
Collins & Aikman
Degussa
Delphi
Effem de México (Mars)
Freudenberg Nok
Harada
Hi Lex
Household Products
Interiores Prince (Johnson Controls)
Irizar
Kellogg de México
Kimberly Clark
Mabe-GE
Meritor Walker (Tenneco)
New Holland
Nihon Plast
Norel
Pedrollo
Polaroid
Prettl
Ronal
Spicer Grupo
Thermotech
TRW
Valeo Sylvania
Woco
 
Infrastructure
Transport
Highways

Main:
México – Querétaro - Cd. Juárez Panamerica (#45)
México - Querétaro Constitución (#57)
México - Querétaro - Guadalajara - Tijuana (#90)
San Juan del Río - Cadereyta - S.L.P. (#120)

Regional Roads:
Querétaro – S.L.P. a San Miguel de Allende
México - Querétaro (construcción a Morelia)
Entronques Pachuca, Edo. de México, Hidalgo y Toluca.

Railroad:l
v Troncales:
México – Ciudad Juárez
México – San Luis Potosi
México - Nuevo Laredo
México - Guadalajara - Manzanillo - Mexicali

Airport

Querétaro - Monterrey – Querétaro
Querétaro – Guadalajara - Querétaro
Querétaro - Mexico – Querétaro
Querétaro – San Luis Potosi - Querétaro

Bus Station

Una de las más modernas de America Latina

Health

Querétaro cuenta con 63 centros de salud y hospitalarios, 53 de ellos privados
y 10 públicos, así como 172 centros
de salud rural, 56 unidades móviles, 1 hospital materno-infantil.

Turism

El Centro Histórico de Querétaro ha sido decretado Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad
(UNESCO 1996) así como
las Misiones de la Sierra Gorda (UNESCO 2003).
1,517,955 visitantes en el año 2002.
172 establecimientos de hospedaje.

Access to double line Railroad

México - Querétaro;

Así como a las rutas:
Querétaro - CD Juárez;
Querétaro - Nuevo Laredo;
Querétaro - Veracruz/Altamira
Querétaro – Manzanillo
México - Guadalajara - Nogales - Mexicali.

Warehouse for merchandise custody. In –bond process available and multimode facilities.

Interior Port

Provides the following services:

Interior Customhouse
Loading and unloading of containers (monthly capacity for 7,500)
Single train formation (double, single, 2nd floor, and piggy-back)
Ground transportation
8,000m2 of officially inspected warehouses and dockyards
Grouping and sorting of cargo
Warehouses for production, transformation, and repair processes.
Local availability of foreign providers.

Fuente Grupo SID

Energy and natural gasl

23 subestaciones de distribución con una capacidad de 714.4 MVA
(Mega volts - Amperes) y dos plantas de
generación eléctrica: El Sauz (340 mega watts) y Zimapán (230 MVA).
Gas: 2003 consumption of 420 millions m3, 656 kms of low pressure pipes, and 71 km of high pressure pipes.

Commerce

45,561 commercial and services establishments: Sam´s, Costco, Office Depot, Office Max, Wall Mart,
Carrefour, Sanborn´s, Home Mart, Soriana, Aurrera, Superama, Comercial Mexicana, Gigante, Price Smart,
Liverpool and Sears.

Housing

In the 1995 – 2002 period, 37,885 social interest house loans. 82.3% of housing
real-estate is privately owned.

Queretaro: high competitivity

The Federal Comission of Regulatory Improvement (COFEMER) performed a series of studies in 2003 in
order to measure competitiveness of 69 of the most important metropolitian areas in Mexico.
These main four topics were evaluated: economy, institutional, social-demographic and urban.
Queretaro is the metropolitan area with the highest average level in such study.

Life Quality

One of the safest cities in Mexico
•Low crime index
•Sport and recreations spaces 9 golf courses and 3 polo clubs

Santiago de Querétaro:

Patrimonio de la Humanidad

Alto Nivel de Instrucción y Centros de Investigación
 
Education
Level Students per School Year
2002 - 2003
Institutions
Elementary School
High School and Polytechnic Schools
Technical Schools
Collage/ University Degree
Graduate School
Research and Development Centers
Training Centres
Total Students
392,404
42,379
4,132
34,372
4,008
1,212
21,730
473,287
3,183
129
21
28
6
37
29
Source: Ministry of Education 2002 – 2003
 
Work Force

Companies with Quality Assurance certificated:
10% national total

2 companies with ISO-14001 certification and 4
in process.

Export National Awards:
- Engranes Cónicos (1995)
- Kosa (1996)
- Transmissions y Machine Equipment(1998)

We are training work force from all over the world

Visteon (Climate Systems):
One of 3 plants among 75 in the world and the only
one in México with cero defects (may 1999).

Tremec:
Best GM supplier of the world (1996 and 1997)

Labor Environment

Queretaro offers an excellent worker-employer relationship environment.
There’s only been 6 days of strike registered in the last 5 years.
 
Turnover Rate
Zone %
Parque Industrial Bernardo Quintana y El Marques
Parque Industrial Balvanera
Parque Industrial Querétaro
Zona Industrial San Juan del Río
Área Metropolitana
AERI 2003
.76
1.22
2.29
.89
1.04

Amount.- 2% City Tax, calculated by the value of the property.

Legal Fundament.- General Law of Taxes by municipalities of Queretaro State.

Validation.- Yearly, requires revalidation

Registration to public property register: 100% discount for new industries and 50% discount to
operating industries

Amount.- State tax 0.6% of property value plus 25%

Legal Fundament.- General Law of Taxes by the State of Queretaro.

Validity.- Yearly requires revalidation.

Counseling for government procedures and regulations:
Approval for the establishment of a new industry (Application Forms).
Overseeing of the incentives and permits approval.

SICAT: Job training program for unemployed people that
grants one minimum wage during a period of 1 to 3 months.
The requesting company is committed to hire a set percentage
(%) of the trained workers.

PAC: Economic support program for training micro-, small and
mid-size companies. The company can request 200 hours of
training period. The trainer will be paid up to a maximum amount
established by the corresponding program.

Suppliers development program:

The government invest as much as 70% of the project.
Contest program:

Training and immediate application of theory –practice workshops
PROGRAMA COMPITE: Capacitación y aplicación inmediata por medio
de talleres teórico-prácticos
 
 
Parque Industrial El Marques, S.A. de C.V. Km. 195.5 Autopista México - Querétaro,
Tel. 52 ( 442 ) 221 60 72 / 221 60 73 / 221 60 74 Fax. 52 ( 442 ) 221 60 75
e-mail: info@parqueindustrialelmarques.com