Pallets and Crates International

PCI is the leading provider of new engineered, low-cost wood pallets and crates, as well as manufactured and recycled pallets in the El Paso - Juarez region.

Pallets and Crates International, Inc. operates its Ciudad Juarez, Mexico plant under the umbrella of The Tecma Group of Companies’ Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP). As its shelter service provider in Mexico, Tecma handles all of the functions for Pallets and Crates International, Inc . that are not directly related to its hands-on Mexico manufacturing activities. Tecma provides in Mexico shelter services that include taking care of PCI’s Mexico business in the following areas:

  • Mexico Human Resources
  • Accounting Services
  • Import Export
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Facilities Management
  • Payroll and Benefits Management
  • Vendor Management and Procurement

By performing these functions as a part of the Tecma Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) Pallets and Crates International, Inc. is free to concentrate on the production of its products and their quality, as well as the efficiency of the manufacturing processes that drive the firms’ profitability. Mexico shelter services provided by the Tecma Group of Companies also greatly reduce and mitigates PCI’s risks in the areas of Mexican accounting, Customs and employer responsibility. In essence, under Tecma’s Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) companies like Pallets and Crates International and others of similar, and different sizes, can gain and maintain a competitive advantage in their respective industries by lowering their costs in nearshore Mexico, as well as by leaving the performance of their non-value-added and non-strategic functions to the care of Tecma’s trusted team of Mexico manufacturing support professionals. To learn more about how your company can gain and maintain similar advantage for itself in the market in which it competes, as well as position itself to effectively access North American and global customers, call 915-534-4242 to speak to one of Tecma’s trusted Mexico shelter manufacturing professionals.

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El Paso, Texas

Pallets and Crates International is one of the foremost suppliers of newly engineered, low-cost pallets in the El Paso – Ciudad Juarez borderplex, as well as in Chihuahua. In addition to new product the company also offers remanufactured and recycled pallets. PCI sells approximately two million pallets annually, and offers one hundred and fifty products to choose from.

Tecma does everything else for us, I just focus on making pallets.

Chris Balsiger Chris Balsiger President and CEO


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