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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.

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Detailed Event Information For Chilventa 2012 Detailed Event Information For Chilventa 2012
Chilventa 2012 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Pumps/Valves/Compressors
Location/Date: Nurnberg, Germany 10/09/2012 - 10/12/2012
Event Summary:
Chillventa is the leading international trade show for refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps in Europe. Taking place October 9-12, 2012 in Nuremberg, Germany, Chillventa 2012 offers U.S. companies interested in expanding their international sales an excellent opportunity to showcase their products to an international audience and meet with prospective buyers from all over the world. With more than 890 exhibitors, 47% of which were international, and almost 30,000 visitors from over 90 countries in 2010, Chillventa 2010 displayed its international character. U.S. companies that exhibited at Chillventa 2010 highly praised the event as an excellent venue to do business.

Contacts:
Dirk Ebener, NurnbergMesse USA, Inc.

Phone: 770-618-5832
dirk.ebener@nuernbergmesse-north-america.com
Doris Groot, Munich
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 49-89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov