Increase in U.S.-Mexico border trade drives firm's expanded production and sales.
Elgin, Illinois-based Shamrock Specialty Packaging recently expanded its production capacity at its Ciudad Juarez, Mexico manufacturing plant. Shamrock's Mexican operations are conducted under the auspices of the Tecma Group of Companies Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP).
The plant, initially established in 2007, was comprised of 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space and employed a labor force of ten individuals prior to its expansion. Today the Shamrock Mexican production facility occupies 30,000 square feet and has a workforce numbering thirty. Workers at the plant are engaged in the manufacture of corrugated packaging, partitions, build ups, pads and inserts, as well as produce die cuts and single, double and triple wall cartons.
According to company president, Jim Owens, "Our decision to establish a manufacturing plant in Mexico in 2007 has proven to have been a good one for the organization. Ciudad Juarez has evidenced itself as an increasingly attractive market for our products, and our partnership with the Tecma Group of Companies has enabled us to capitalize on the potential that it continues to offer."
Shamrock Specialty Packaging is a certified minority supplier with over 20 years of manufacturing experience and packaging know-how. The company uses the fastest, most efficient, and latest engineered packaging equipment to get the job done ahead of schedule and under budget. It's manufacturing professionals and ISO 9001 certification ensure that its customers receive only the highest quality products and services. In addition to its Ciudad Juarez facility and its Elgin, Illinois headquarters, Shamrock Packaging also has a distribution center located in El Paso, Texas.