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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 IBP Select: Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) 2013 Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) 2013
IBP Select: Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) 2013 -- Biotechnology, Environmental Technologies, General Science & Technology, Industrial Chemicals, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Operations/Maintenance Services, Pollution Control Eq., Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Robotics
Location/Date: Lafayette, LA, United States 10/22/2013 - 10/24/2013
Event Summary:
The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) is one of the largest oil and gas events in the United States. The show offers a premier marketing environment for manufacturers and vendors of oil & gas industry technology and services in the exploration and development of the world's petroleum industry. LAGCOE continues to provide a unique opportunity for oil and gas industry personnel, particularly engineers and operations personnel, to preview the latest equipment and technology in order to keep abreast of advances in their industry. With approximately 400 exhibitors and over 155,000 net square footage of paid exhibit space, LAGCOE's 2009 and 2011 shows were both sell-outs, drawing over 15,500 business professionals.

Contacts:
Angela Cring, LAGCOE

Phone: 337-235-4055
angela@lagcoe.com
Vidya Desai, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-2311
Vidya.Desai@trade.gov