Aerospace & Defense

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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:

  • Gain access to international sales opportunities
  • Identify international representatives and agents
  • Vet potential international partners
  • Maximize trade shows efforts
  • Understand relevant aerospace and defense market opportunities worldwide

Take Action Now: Contact an Aerospace and Defense trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, and increase your international sales. We look forward to working with you!

**NEW!! 2014-2015 AEROSPACE MARKET RESOURCE GUIDE **

For detailed country by country analysis on worldwide markets, please see the Aerospace Resource Guide.

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Detailed Event Information For REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors Detailed Event Information For REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors
REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Composite Materials, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, Environmental Technologies, Industrial Chemicals, Plastics Materials/Resins, Security/Safety Eq., Textile Fabrics
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Brussels, Belgium 11/29/2012 - 11/29/2012
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commercial Service to the EU will host a REACH webinar on November 29, 2012, for U.S. exporters in the Aerospace & Defense Sectors. Under REACH, the continued marketing and Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) requires an authorization. Businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors use a number of substances that are being considered for SVHC classification. No alternatives exist for many of these substances. This live webinar moderated by the U.S. Department of Commerce Europe Team will assist businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors understand and manage the impact of REACH on their operations.

Contacts:
Mark Russell, Rio De Janeiro
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: 55-21-3823-2000
Mark.Russell@trade.gov
Dusan Marinkovic, Indianapolis
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 317-582-2300
Dusan.Marinkovic@trade.gov
James Lindley, Kiev
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (504) 589 6702
James.Lindley@trade.gov
Barbara Banas, SP
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3642
Barbara.Banas@trade.gov
Matthew Kopetski, European Union
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +3228115684
Matthew.Kopetski@trade.gov