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Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T)

Welcome to the website of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T) Team for U.S. manufacturers who want to export. The M3T Team's in-depth industry expertise seeks to provide up-to-date export assistance and value-added services for the exports of industrial machinery and materials in the chemicals, plastics, composites, paper/pulp, material handling, metal-working and machine tools sectors. Since exports boost the economy and greatly increase a company’s profitability, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are now exploring opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S. The manufacturing sector in the United States has been a cornerstone of our economy for decades. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service provides assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness by providing insight and research on foreign markets, programs to help U.S. firms enter new markets and services to help them find qualified business partners.

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Upcoming Trade Events for 2015:

  • Expo Manufactura 2015 – The industrial showcase of northern Mexico held at Cintermex in Monterrey, Mexico, February 3-5, 2015. For details, see: http://www.expomanufactura.com.mx/
  • NPE 2015 – The International Plastics Showcase, Orlando, Florida March 23-27, 2015. Showtime and Executive Matchmaking services available. For details: http://www.npe.org/
  • ACREX India 2015 – February 26-28, 2015 in Bangalore, India. This show is focused on the heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industries. For details, see: http://acrex.in/
  • FABTECH Mexico 2015 – May 5-7, 2015, Cintermex, Monterrey, Mexico (now co-located with AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico and COATech. For details, see: http://fabtechmexico.com/
  • CHINAPLAS 2015 – to be held in Guangzhou, China, May 20-23, 2015. CHINAPLAS is the third largest plastics show worldwide. For details, see: http://www.chinaplasonline.com/CPS15/Home/lang-eng/Information.aspx

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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

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