Canada-based Crawford Packaging is extending its North American reach with a Mexico location. ( Courtesy Crawford Packaging. )

Crawford Packaging, London, Ontario, is expanding produce operations in Mexico to expand services to the entire North American supply chain.

The company has created a service team and has a bonded warehouse in Leon, according to a news release.

The company hired Joss Bravo as country manager-Mexico. Bravo has 15 years of experience in the produce industry, according to the release.

“We have been doing business in Mexico for a few years, but these strategic changes will take us to the next level,” John Ashby, president of Crawford Packaging, said on the release. “With local representation, local technical support and a Mexican warehouse we look forward to becoming a sustaining resource for our clients.”