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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.

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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.

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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 China Refrigeration 2013 Detailed Event Information For China Refrigeration 2013
China Refrigeration 2013 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Hotel/Restaurant Eq.
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 04/08/2013 - 04/10/2013
Event Summary:
China Refrigeration 2013 provides market entry opportunities to U.S. exporters. The 24th International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage (CHINA REFRIGERATION 2013) will be held on April 8-10, 2013 in Shanghai, China. China Refrigeration is the largest refrigeration sector trade event in Asia. It is the must attend / exhibit event for any U.S. exporter who is selling heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) into the Asian markets. U.S. exporters sold over $200 million into the Asian markets in 2011 and so far in 2012, sales continue to grow. China Refrigeration 2013 is hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Beijing Sub-council, Chinese Association of Refrigeration and China Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Industry Association. The organizers represent the array of authorized professional organizations either in trade promotion or HVAC&R industry. China Refrigeration devotes every effort to establishing a quality platform for displaying, trading and networking marketplace for the industry all over Asia. For complete information about this event contact the following individual: Jeff Malley Events International Telephone: 203-801-0582 Facsimile: 203-801-0617 Email: eiusa@optonline.net

Contacts:
Andrew Billard,
Commercial Officer
Phone: (86) 10-8531-3589
Andrew.Billard@trade.gov
Yue Cao, Beijing
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: (86-10) 8531-4796
Yue.Cao@trade.gov
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Elizabeth Shieh, Beijing
Commercial Officer
Phone: 8610-8531 3423
Elizabeth.Shieh@trade.gov
Scott Yao, Shanghai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 011-(86-21) 6279-7630 ext. 8727
Scott.Yao@trade.gov