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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 Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration Detailed Event Information For Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration
Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Composite Materials, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Education/Training Services, Health Care Services, Security/Safety Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries, Water Resources Eq./Services
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Seattle, WA, United States 01/07/2013 - 01/07/2013
Event Summary:
With All Nippon Airlines and United Airlines initiating new non-stop flights between the U.S. and Japan, U.S. Ambassador Roos is leading the first-ever "New Routes for U.S.-Japan Collaboration Outreach Tour" to bring a mix of U.S. and Japanese government officials, companies and business organizations to the United States, with the objective of increasing awareness among American companies of opportunities not only to increase trade and investment and tourism, but also to highlight the on-going and future of U.S.-Japan Technology development. The "Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration conference is designed to showcase the U.S.-Japan trade, investment and education relationship and opportunities in the aviation, information technologies and retail sectors. Hear from experts in the industries so key to Washington State's economy.

Contacts:
Bob Deane, Seattle
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 206-553-5615 x 225
Bob.Deane@trade.gov
Diane Mooney, Seattle
USEAC Director
Phone: 206-553-5615,ext. 236
Diane.Mooney@trade.gov
Gregory Taevs, Tokyo
Commercial Officer
Phone: 81-3-3224-5070
Gregory.Taevs@trade.gov