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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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View a Trade Data Snapshot

Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.


Detailed Event Information For Fabtech - Mexico AWS Weldmex / Expo Metalmecanica 2013 Detailed Event Information For Fabtech - Mexico AWS Weldmex / Expo Metalmecanica 2013
Fabtech - Mexico AWS Weldmex / Expo Metalmecanica 2013 -- General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Materials Handling Machinery, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Non-Ferrous Metals, Robotics
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Monterrey, Mexico 05/07/2013 - 05/09/2013
Event Summary:
FABTCH MEXICO collocated with AWS Weldmex and Metalform is EXPO Metalmecanica. With over 400 exhibitors, they are expecting to exceed their record of 10,000 visitors in 2013. This trade fair is specialized and focused on Fabrication, Metalforming and Welding. The show will take place in the largest Monterrey exhibition center. The U. S. Commercial Service will be providing counseling sessions to New-to-Market companies in need to know more about their opportunities in this growing market. As FABTECH Mexico is a certified trade fair, U. S. companies from 47 states wanting to be exhibitors on this show can make use of grants approved under the STEP program. The SBA office will be present to provide more information. Register today and reserve your counseling session.

Contacts:
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