Movie Monday: Made in Mexico – Philip Stoten Speaks with Ivan Romo, SMarTsol and Hugo Yamada, Season Group

Ivan Romo, Founder and CEO of SMarTsol, may well be one of the best known executives in the Mexican electronics industry, leading a group of more than 60 sales and service staff out of numerous locations across Mexico and into Costa Rica and the US. Hugo Yamada leads Season Group’s manufacturing facility in Reynosa, just over the border from Texas, which forms part of their global manufacturing footprint.
In this episode of MADE IN MEXICO I talked to Hugo and Ivan about the current component shortages, supply chain security, Mexico as part of part of a China plus one strategy, the growing Asian investment in Mexico. As well as Mexico’s post-pandemic recovery plan and smart manufacturing and digital transformation in Mexico.
The MADE IN MEXICO series is sponsored by SMartSol (, Repstronics ( and Koh Young America (

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