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Nogales

(nōgä`lās), city (1990 pop. 19,489), Santa Cruz co., S Ariz. on the Mexican border with its adjacent city, Nogales (1990 pop. 105,873), Sonora, NW Mexico. There are copper, silver, and lead mines. Skirmishes occurred in Nogales against Pancho VillaVilla, Francisco
, c.1877–1923, Mexican revolutionary, nicknamed Pancho Villa.
His real name was Doroteo Arango.

When Villa came of age, he declared his freedom from the peonage of his parents and became notorious as a bandit in Chihuahua and Durango.
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 in 1916. Industrial development, primarily between 1980 and 2000, in the Mexican area of Nogales resulted in a growth of maquiladorasmaquiladoras
, Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United States. The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.
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, Mexican manufacturing plants employing low-cost labor to produce goods for the U.S. market.
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Avnet s value-add interconnect assembly operation within their Nogales, Mexico Logistics Solution Center is now certified by TE and the U.
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to meet with representatives of the Border Patrol, and to Nogales, Mexico, where participants met with families living in the maquila sector of the border town.
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