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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 InfoSys Matchmaker Roundtable Detailed Event Information For InfoSys Matchmaker Roundtable
InfoSys Matchmaker Roundtable -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Computer Software, Environmental Technologies, Pollution Control Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Oakland, CA, United States 02/07/2013 - 02/07/2013
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commercial Service's Northern California Cleantech Team in partnership with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) will be hosting Mr. Punit Desai of InfoSys Ltd. on February 7th for matchmaker roundtable. The event will be focused on innovation in building design and systems.

Contacts:
Rod Hirsch, Oakland
USEAC Director
Phone: 510-273-7350
Rod.Hirsch@trade.gov