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Hitachi's Tijuana maquiladoras ceased operations on August 1. The two factories — 24,000 and 68,000 square meters in size — cranked out televisions and computer screens. The closures were implemented due to dwindling demand.

Two years ago, 3100 Mexicans worked at Hitachi, one of the top-paying employers in the city. Now, 250 employees remain.

Source: Frontera

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Ponzi Aug. 6, 2009 @ 5:14 p.m.

Do you know where the manufacturing was relocated to?

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