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Sonora at a Glance 

Skilled Workforce Availability
Average age: 23
39 Higher Education Institutions
31 Technical Schools

Exceptional Location
Border with Arizona, USA (One of the states with the fastest growing rates within USA)
A few miles away from the state of California, USA (The biggest economy in USA)
Natural access to the Pacific Ocean
Strategic Industrial Corridor

World-Class Infrastructure
4 International Airports (Hermosillo, Ciudad Obregón, Puerto Peñasco, and Guaymas)
190 Airfields
1 Deep Sea Port (Guaymas, Sonora)
6 Border Points of entry within the USA (San Luis, Sonoyta, Sasabe, Nogales, Naco and Agua Prieta)

High-Level Research Centers Linkage
8 centers of Technology Research
More than 248 yearly projects
Supplier Industry Development
2 Yearly Suppliers Expos
2 Yearly Commercial Expos
4 Supplier Development Programs
3 Technology Upgrade Programs

Nationwide Leadership in the Economic Sector
The biggest automotive project in Latin America (Ford Motor Co. Plant in Hermosillo, Sonora)
#1 in Gold, Copper, Wollastonite, Graphite, Molybdenum and Barite production
#1 in Wheat, Cotton, Watermelon, Grapes and Asparagus production
#1 in Pork meat export to Asia
#1 in Fishing National producer

Source: Government of the State of Sonora