AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Aerospace and Defense Technology Team Page. We are the industry’s primary export resource and should be your first point of contact when looking to sell internationally. Our team of domestic and international trade specialists, located at our Export Assistance Centers in the United States and at U.S. Embassies overseas, is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
The aerospace & defense 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, national and worldwide economic conditions, and global policies affecting defense, civilian and commercial aviation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness. Specifically, the Aerospace and Defense Technology Team works with companies to help them:
NOTICE: NextGen Solutions Vendor Guide: Submissions Due by March 29, 2013!
The US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is creating a NextGen Solutions Vendors Guide, intended to be used by foreign air navigation service providers, airport operators, and governmental authorities to identify U.S. goods and services that can be used to help implement ICAO consistent NextGen solutions. The guide will highlight the U.S. producers and suppliers who indicate that they have products that can be used to implement one or more of the listed NextGen solutions.
Please reference the Federal Register notice for more information: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/02/05/2013-02406/nextgen-solutions-vendors-guide.
Questions on the NextGen Vendors Guide should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Alvear, Office of Transportation and Machinery (OTM), International Trade Administration: Phone: 202-482-4125; email: mailto:Jonathan.Alvear@trade.gov
|Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Electronic Components, Leather/Fur Products, Security/Safety Eq., Textile Fabrics|
Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 is the world's largest event dedicated to the aircraft interiors industry. As the unrivaled launch pad for tomorrow's designs in cabin interiors, in-flight entertainment, connectivity, and passenger services, Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 is the event for U.S. companies to showcase their products and services. Held April 9-11, 2013 in Hamburg, Germany, the Show will showcase the full spectrum of technologies and products for airline manufacturers and operators (amenities, cabin management systems, cockpit doors, fasteners, galleys & galley equipment, lighting/LED, materials, plastic molding, refrigeration, repairs & restoration, safety equipment, uniforms, and more). Over three days, Airline Interiors Expo offers exhibitors the opportunity to meet and network with more than 8,000 trade visitors from over 90 countries.
Aircraft Interiors Expo is co-located with World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo to provide the complete global passenger experience. A conference also will be held in conjunction with the two expos. The highly targeted conference will provide insightful plenary sessions, panel discussions and case studies as well as the opportunity to network with industry leaders and the world's most innovative airlines.
The U.S. Commercial Service in Germany plans to offer a wide range of support services to U.S. exhibitors at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013. U.S. exhibitors interested in expanding their international business can take advantage of a pre-show outreach campaign to potential buyers and partners in Germany and the rest of Europe, on-site support services which will include market research, key contacts lists, and counseling to assist in identifying European representatives. Also tentatively planned is an official U.S. Exhibitor Reception at the American Consulate General the evening before Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 begins.
|Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Moritz Holst, Munich|
|Jessica Arrien, Reed Exhibitions|
|Mary Ellen Guerrlich, Reed Exhibitions|