State of Mexico
The State of Mexico is located in the heart of Mexico. It borders to the north and northwest with the State of Queretaro and Hidalgo; to the east with the State of Puebla; to the south, with the State of Morelos and the State of Michoacan, and surrounds Mexico City.
Main Cities: Toluca, Naucalpan and Tlalnepantla
Higher Education: Home of tree of the most prestigious universities of Mexico: the National Autonomous University, the State of Mexico University and a campus of the Monterrey Technology Institute. Close to the biggest campus of the National Polytechnic Institute. There are 172 public and private universities, 72 with IT careers.
Graduates from IT Careers: 5,200 per year
IT Infrastructure: Fiberoptics rings infrastructure, high bandwidth communications and MPLS, several providers.
IT Industry: The IT companies of the State of Mexico offer a large variety of services including IT consulting, data centers, infrastructure management, and application development and testing. Industry solutions focus on manufacturing and technology niches such as automotive, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, security, and computer aided design and other specialized services.
BPO services are also offered by the State of Mexico services providers. They include contact centers, data mining, help desk, market analysis, F&A services and loan application processing.
Why Invest in the State of Mexico?
The State of Mexico has a large number of already established multinational companies (automotive, metal mechanic, textile and clothing industry, food and beverages, chemical pharmaceutical industry, among others). The state surrounds Mexico City, with which it has practically merged.
The state population enjoys a high quality of life. There is a significant availability of qualified human resources, and the state has a high level of infrastructure that is continuously expanded.
The government of the State of Mexico is actively supporting foreign investments in IT, and offers a set of incentives and tax exemptions for investors, as well as cash grants as part of the ProSoft program.
With more than 14 million inhabitants living in 22,500 km2, we are the most populated State and the largest producer of manufactured goods nationwide.
Our state surrounds Mexico City, the country’s nerve center, with which we have practically merged. Together, we are one of the largest human conglomerates in the world with around 24 million inhabitants: together, we are the greatest regional economy in Latin America.
The State of Mexico has the largest, most complex, and heterogeneous educational system in the country, with more than 4.3 million students at all levels of expertise. Furthermore, in the current school year more than 32,000 students are enrolled in IT related programs, more than 12% of the national total.
The growth of exclusive residential areas, shopping malls, entertainment centers and cultural activities are proof of the quality of life enjoyed in our State.
All of these factors make the State of Mexico a definite option for an investment project. Nevertheless, we are still committed in making the State of Mexico increasingly more attractive and competitive everyday.