Ventura, California-based, Dow Key Microwave has recently signed a contract for the provision of outsourced manufacturing support, or, “shelter,” services in Mexico with The Offshore Group of Tucson Arizona.
Dow Key will occupy manufacturing space at The Offshore Group’s Roca Fuerte industrial park, located in Guaymas, Sonora, and will manufacture electro-mechanical RF switches that are used in equipment such as: satellite and radio communications equipment, radar systems, mobile radios, base stations and air traffic control systems. At its maturity, the project will employ approximately 100 workers.
According to company president, Dave Wightman, “Recommendations from our sister companies, available labor pool, and genuine low cost manufacturing benefits led to our decision. Mexico and The Offshore Group were chosen over several other options due to location and an excellent client reputation.”
Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, one of the world's largest manufacturers of electro-mechanical RF Switches is a diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary products and components for industrial and commercial use. Dow Key Microwave is AS9100 / ISO-9001:2000 registered.
The Offshore Group is the largest provider of outsourced manufacturing support, or “shelter” services in Mexico, and has enabled companies to initiate and maintain production facilities there since 1986. The Offshore Group is the largest private sector employer in the Mexican state of Sonora, as well as the sixth largest maquiladora organization in Mexico. Its fifty-seven manufacturing company clients are in the aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical device, HVAC and general manufacturing industries.