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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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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 The 2013 NAB Show Detailed Event Information For The 2013 NAB Show
The 2013 NAB Show -- Audio/Visual Eq., Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Electronic Commerce, Electronics Industry Prod/Test Eq., Electronic Components, Films/Videos, Printing/Graphic Arts Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services
Location/Date: Las Vegas, NV, United States 04/06/2013 - 04/11/2013
Event Summary:
The NAB Show is one of the ten largest trade shows in North America and provides the world's largest and most comprehensive gathering of television, radio, film, video, audio, and multi-media professionals. Combining a tradeshow floor featuring more than 1,500 exhibitors on 840,000 net square feet of exhibit space with more than 500 education sessions, this event annually redefines the future of electronic media. NAB attracts attendees from all facets of the electronic media industry and supports their business needs through comprehensive exhibits, networking events, and extensive educational programs covering engineering, production & post-production, management, sales & marketing, policy & regulation, and emerging technologies. In 2012, there were over 90,000 media and entertainment professionals from over 150 countries present at the show. International Buyer Program Delegations receive complimentary admission to The NAB Show and reduced conference fees.

Contacts:
Margaret Cassilly, National Association of Broadcasters

Phone: 202.429.3189
MCassilly@nab.org
Shelby Peterson, Salt Lake City
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 801-255-1872
Shelby.Peterson@trade.gov