The Creation of Local Suppliers within Global Production Networks: the Case of Ford Motor Company in Hermosillo, Mexico

Publication Type:

Book Chapter


The Prospects and Limits to the Development of the Automotive Periphery, CCFA, Volume 42, Paris, p.23-39 (2010)


apprentissage, équipementiers, global value chains


This article is based on a case study designed to identify the presence of technological and knowledge spillovers, and the type of linkages that foreign major assemblers had with local knowledge-intensive firms within the automotive complex led by Ford Motor Company plant in Hermosillo, a city of the northern border state of Sonora, in Mexico.  

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Concéption Tommaso Pardi
Administration Géry Deffontaines

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