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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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View a Trade Data Snapshot

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 Metalworking Market in Mexico (TECMA 2013) Detailed Event Information For Metalworking Market in Mexico (TECMA 2013)
Metalworking Market in Mexico (TECMA 2013) -- General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Materials Handling Machinery, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Robotics
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Location/Date: Monterrey, Mexico 12/05/2012 - 01/17/2013
Event Summary:
This webinar will feature a presentation from industry specialists from the U. S. Commercial Service in Mexico City and Monterrey and a presentation from TECMA show organizers describing the benefits of exhibiting at this trade fair. TECMA 2013 is internationally recognized as the leading machine tool exhibition in Mexico and Latin America. There will be more than 200 exhibitors from 15 countries. In 2013, they expect approximately 14,000 certified buyers from more than 20 different countries. Visitors will include buyers from the aircraft, automotive and medical devices manufacturing sectors, the fastest growing industries in the El Bajio region.

Contacts:
Sarah Cook, Mexico City
Commercial Officer
Phone: (5255) 5080-2182
Sarah.Cook@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