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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.

Past Webinars

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Detailed Event Information For EXPO Manufactura 2013 Detailed Event Information For EXPO Manufactura 2013
EXPO Manufactura 2013 -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Dental Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Materials Handling Machinery, Plastics Production Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins
Location/Date: Monterrey, Mexico 02/05/2013 - 02/07/2013
Event Summary:
EXPO MANUFACTURAâ„¢ is the most important international business forum for the processing and manufacturing industry in Mexico, which brings together the most influential community in the manufacturing sector in the heart of the industrialized north of the country. The 2013 show will bring Mexican and international companies together in a single business center. An U. S. Pavilion will provide additional benefits to U. S. participants like driving visits to our client's booth and more. Participating sectors are: Medical, Appliances, Automotive, Aerospace, Aeronautics and Metalworking.

Contacts:
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Paul St. Amour, E. J. Krause & Associates

Phone: 301-493-5500
paulstamour@ejkrause.com
John Howell, Monterrey
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +52 81 8047 3223
john.howell@trade.gov
Mario Vidana, Monterrey
Commerce Specialist
Phone: 528180473118
Mario.Vidana@trade.gov