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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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Detailed Event Information For TECMA - 2013 Detailed Event Information For TECMA - 2013
TECMA - 2013 -- General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Iron/Steel, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Process Controls - Industrial, Robotics
Location/Date: Mexico City, Mexico 03/05/2013 - 03/08/2013
Event Summary:
TECMA 2013 is the machine tool exhibition targeting in machine tool technology, equipment, related equipment and peripherals. TECMA's objective is to bring manufactures, exporters, importers, wholesalers and retailers on the show floor to exhange ideas and business development needs to exhange knowlege and expertise in order to grow sales. TECMA is sponsored by The Mexican Association of Machinery Distributors and is held March 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2013, at Expo Bancomer Santa Fe, Mexico City Since 1991 TECMA is the only international show in Mexico, strictly specializing in the technology of machine tools and its peripherals. The types of exhibitors at this event are: Machine-Tools for chip renoval Machine-Tools for forming and stamping process. Accessories, Peripherals, Robotics, Software and other related products. Leading manufacturers and reps will display their equipment. Over 260 exhibitors from the metalworking industry will display their products and productivity solutions.

Contacts:
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Claudia Salgado, Mexico City
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 52-55-5080-2000 ext. 5224
Claudia.Salgado@trade.gov
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