Whirlpool Shifts Some Production to U.S. From Mexico

Wages for production workers in Clyde, typically around $18 to $19 an hour, are roughly five times higher than in Monterrey. But the shift should lower costs overall. The Clyde plant is more automated and electricity costs are much lower than in Monterrey and also expects to save on transportation because the products won’t have to be shipped across a border before going into the company’s North American distribution network.

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