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Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T)

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.

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Upcoming Trade Events for 2015:

  • Expo Manufactura 2015 – The industrial showcase of northern Mexico held at Cintermex in Monterrey, Mexico, February 3-5, 2015. For details, see: http://www.expomanufactura.com.mx/
  • NPE 2015 – The International Plastics Showcase, Orlando, Florida March 23-27, 2015. Showtime and Executive Matchmaking services available. For details: http://www.npe.org/
  • ACREX India 2015 – February 26-28, 2015 in Bangalore, India. This show is focused on the heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industries. For details, see: http://acrex.in/
  • FABTECH Mexico 2015 – May 5-7, 2015, Cintermex, Monterrey, Mexico (now co-located with AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico and COATech. For details, see: http://fabtechmexico.com/
  • CHINAPLAS 2015 – to be held in Guangzhou, China, May 20-23, 2015. CHINAPLAS is the third largest plastics show worldwide. For details, see: http://www.chinaplasonline.com/CPS15/Home/lang-eng/Information.aspx

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Detailed Event Information For POWER-GEN International 2012 Detailed Event Information For POWER-GEN International 2012
POWER-GEN International 2012 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Electronics Industry Prod/Test Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Environmental Technologies, Process Controls - Industrial, Renewable Energy Eq.
Location/Date: Orlando, FL, United States 12/11/2012 - 12/13/2012
Event Summary:
Power-Gen International is the world's largest exhibition designed to connect suppliers with influential decision makers. The show focuses on the following industry sectors: gas turbines, boilers, engines, boiler and feed water treatment services, control and instrumentation systems, generators, plant electrical systems, pumps, valves, blowers, bearings, cooling towers and condensers, etc. The Commercial Service will: - provide a pre-travel briefing to all delegates - assist delegates find U.S. suppliers - arrange hotel and travel packages - assist with VISA application procedures where necessary

Contacts:
Mark Wells, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: (202) 482-0904
Mark.Wells@trade.gov
Jennifer Lindsey, PennWell Corporation

Phone: (918) 832-9313
JenniferL@pennwell.com

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