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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 Personal Care and Home Ingredients 2013 Detailed Event Information For Personal Care and Home Ingredients 2013
Personal Care and Home Ingredients 2013 -- Cosmetics/Toiletries, Industrial Chemicals
Location/Date: Guangzhou, China 03/13/2013 - 03/15/2013
Event Summary:
The Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show is China's dedicated trade event for ingredient suppliers to engage manufacturers of cosmetics, personal care and homecare goods to meet their growing production demands. PCHi is the one stop platform for peer-to-peer information exchange of emerging market trends, technological innovations, new scientific developments and updates on international regulations, underpinned by quality service standards. The show is organized and managed by Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions, in association with the In-Cosmetics series of events. PCHi is booming in the aspect of exhibitors, visitors or exhibition area. The show expects over 250 exhibitors and over 5,500 visitors, all of whom are looking to build better business relationships and source new products and ingredients. PCHi's conference program is an important component of the annual event. See the show's website for details. This show is ideal for anyone in the cosmetics and toiletries, personal care and homecare industries. Attendees include, ingredients distributors, formulators, research/laboratory specialists, purchase and management from manufactures etc.

Contacts:
Jay Biggs, Guangzhou
Commercial Officer
Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 630
Jay.Biggs@trade.gov
Lisa Huot, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-2796
Lisa.Huot@trade.gov
Marco Labbate, Reed Expositions

Phone: 203.840.5359
mlabbate@reedexpo.com