Welcome to the website of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T) Team for U.S. manufacturers who want to export. The M3T Team's in-depth industry expertise seeks to provide up-to-date export assistance and value-added services for the exports of industrial machinery and materials in the chemicals, plastics, composites, paper/pulp, material handling, metal-working and machine tools sectors. Since exports boost the economy and greatly increase a company’s profitability, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are now exploring opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S. The manufacturing sector in the United States has been a cornerstone of our economy for decades. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service provides assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness by providing insight and research on foreign markets, programs to help U.S. firms enter new markets and services to help them find qualified business partners.
Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.
|International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2013 -- Foods - Processed, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Industrial Chemicals, Packaging Eq.|
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.
|Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, Marketing Design Group|
Phone: (619) 298-1445 x 116
|Gary Rand, TPP|
|Shelby Peterson, Salt Lake City|
Business and Industry Specialist