Our History

History Timeline

Shelmex is a dynamic group in constant expansion



We started with a small operation manufacturing handmade piñatas in Mexico for markets in the United States.



Our piñatas were being sold and shipped throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.



We received our first National Export Award from the Mexican Council of Foreign Trade (COMCE).



We established our first subassembly operation in a 15,000 SQF facility for a contract manufacturing client in the paper industry.



Our subassembly facility expands to 75,000 SQF.



We received our second National Export Award from the Mexican Council of Foreign Trade (COMCE).



We built additional plants and expanded our total manufacturing floor space to 110,000 SQF.



We launched our wire harness operation in a 75,000 SQF manufacturing facility entirely operated by us for an electrical wire harness client. We acquired land reserves for future operations in Queretaro (1.398M SQF) & Monterrey (107,600 SQF).



We achieved ISO-9001 certification for our electrical wire harness operation.



We established a specialty shopping bag and rigid box manufacturing operation. Launched and incubator specialized in small subassembly operations with strong growth potential. The incubator supports moving from product prototypes into production-ready products.



We completed the startup of an excelsior wood fiber product facility. We launched the disposable medical equipment business unit with the startup of a disposable face mask production facility.



We acquired 322,800 SQF of land reserves in the state of Jalisco.