Textil and Apparel Industry
textile and apparel cluster, outstands as the second producer of
denim pants in the world as well as in the tailoring of dress
apparel for brands of international
This industry in its more than 128 establishments employs well
over 32 thousand workers in the State.
Textile and apparel industry outstands in manufacturing and has
soon become the main export motor and employment generator
troughout the State. There are 210 apparel and 8 textile
manufacturing industries in Durango. 99.08% compete in the
exporting area; 92 of them using PITEX (Temporal Import Program
for Export) and 128 as Maquiladoras.
Since 1998, Durango positions itself as the 4th state,nation wide,
in the apparel industry production; growing 21.2%. The number of
jobs has grown from 37,261 to 43,485 in 2 years.