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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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View a Trade Data Snapshot

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 StopFakes Road Show Detailed Event Information For StopFakes Road Show
StopFakes Road Show -- Apparel, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Books/Periodicals, Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Commerce, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq.
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Location/Date: Philadelphia, PA, United States 05/01/2014 - 05/01/2014
Event Summary:
STOPfakes features trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) who will present on how companies can protect their intellectual property rights (IPR) to gain the most out of exporting abroad. This seminar includes IPR protection and enforcement strategies and expert advice for avoiding common pitfalls. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions on patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names and meet one-on-one with intellectual property experts.

Contacts:
Antonio Ceballos, Philadelphia
USEAC Director
Phone: 215-597-7141
Antonio.Ceballos@trade.gov
Alias Farighi, Philadelphia
Intern
Phone: 215.597.6101
Alias.Farighi@trade.gov
Iris Kapo, Philadelphia
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 215-597-6127
Iris.Kapo@trade.gov