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Welcome to our international Manufacturing page. It provides the most recent market research, trade leads and event information. Our worldwide team of Manufacturing Specialists is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. With team members in key manufacturing regions of the U.S. and in foreign markets, trade specialists and industry experts are standing ready to aid your firm.

With the depreciation of the U.S. dollar against the Euro, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are beginning to explore opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S.

What is new in the Manufacturing Industry?

The Manufacturing industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades, and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, and worldwide economic conditions. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, we strive to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness.

Market Research

Trade Events

  • NPE 2012 – The International Plastics Showcase, Orlando, FL April 2-5, 2012. Showtime and Executive Matchmaking services available. For details: http://export.gov/main/industry/manufacturing/eg_main_044491.asp
  • International Woodworking Show 2012 – August 22-25th, 2012, World Trade Center Atlanta, Georgia. Showtime services available. For details please click here.

Past Webinars

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Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.


Detailed Event Information For International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2013 Detailed Event Information For International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2013
International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2013 -- Foods - Processed, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Industrial Chemicals, Packaging Eq.
Location/Date: Las Vegas, NV, United States 10/06/2013 - 10/09/2013
Event Summary:
The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) is known worldwide as the only U.S. event that offers complete equipment, ingredient and supply solutions to wholesale and retail baking professionals. Directors and Managers from across the world and every segment of the grain-based food industry count on IBIE for the new technology, products, strategies and information they need to stay competitive in all aspects of their operation. While other baking events cater to small market subsets, IBIE is the largest and most comprehensive event in the industry and brings together every major product category from Artisan bakers, biscuit/cracker producers, catering and culinary companies, snack food producers, and pet food manufacturers to restaurants/hotels, food service operators, supermarket chains, and other suppliers and distributors.

Contacts:
Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, Marketing Design Group

Phone: (619) 298-1445 x 116
kimberly@marketingdesigngroup.com
Gary Rand, TPP
Director
Phone: 202-482-0691
Gary.Rand@trade.gov
Shelby Peterson, Salt Lake City
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 801-255-1872
Shelby.Peterson@trade.gov