Consumer Goods & Home Furnishings

Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s homepage for U.S. consumer goods and home furnishings companies. This page is your resource for finding direct exporting assistance, market intelligence, trade events, and other global expansion opportunities.

Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in about 70 countries. Our worldwide team of consumer goods and home furnishings specialists is here to assist in your global growth.

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To assist you in this industry, we have made available Best Market Reports, Market Research Reports, and Country Commercial Guides related to the Consumer Goods and Home Furnishings industry. You can also search for related events in our Trade Events section. There is a sampling of these reports listed below.

For additional information, please contact the Trade Information Center at 1-800-872-8723.

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Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: ProMat 2013 (Material Handling Industry of America) Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: ProMat 2013 (Material Handling Industry of America)
IBP Select: ProMat 2013 (Material Handling Industry of America) -- Computer Software, Furniture, Materials Handling Machinery, Packaging Eq., Robotics
Location/Date: Chicago, IL, United States 01/21/2013 - 01/24/2013
Event Summary:
ProMat is an event that combines four days of show floor exhibits and four days of world-class education and training sessions. Widely recognized as one of the world's most important material handling and logistics events, ProMat is the only international material handling show held in the United States. Exhibits cover all types of material handling and logistics equipment/systems and associated services that make up this nearly $130 billion industry. The show's Education Conference combines workshops, seminars, keynotes, on-floor theaters, case studies and plant visits to make ProMat the broadest and most comprehensive event of its kind in the world. ProMat 2011 featured 677 exhibitors in 270,000 net square feet of exhibit space, and drew 32,000 attendees from 100 countries.

Contacts:
Thomas Carbott, Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA)

Phone: 704-714-8716
tcarbott@mhia.org
Gary Rand, TPP
Director
Phone: 202-482-0691
Gary.Rand@trade.gov
Aditi Palli, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3334
Aditi.Palli@trade.gov