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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.

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Detailed Event Information For Delegation to AWFS Fair 2013 Detailed Event Information For Delegation to AWFS Fair 2013
Delegation to AWFS Fair 2013 -- Forestry/Woodworking Machinery, Furniture
Location/Date: Kyiv, Ukraine 07/24/2013 - 07/27/2013
Event Summary:
Site: Las Vegas Convention Center,Las Vegas,Nevada,USA Dates: July 24 – 27, 2013 (Biennial) Fees: Exhibits- Free;Size: 446,400 nsf; Exhibitors: 1,000; Attendees: 19,000 CS Kyiv will be recruiting jointly with the Ukrainian Association of Furniture Manufacturers Ms. Victoria Nesmiyan, Director Vul. Frunze, 102,3rd floor, Kyiv 04080, Ukraine Tel/fax: +(38044) 495 4540/4541; E-mail: info@uafm.com.ua uafm.info@gmail.com Show Description: AWFS is North America's premier woodworking, machinery and furnishings supply exhibition of 2013. It promotes U.S. woodworking machinery and equipment manufacturing, products and related services to the global woodworking community. Product Categories: AWFS 2013 will display the world's most innovative equipment, supplies and services for use in the woodworking machinery, furniture and construction industries. Technical Program: Educational sessions will focus on new technologies and applications. Topical coursework will be available in the following educational tracks: Business Management, Hand-Crafted Furniture , Cabinet/ Millwork, Techniques & Applications Software/ Technology, Safety & Environment. International Attendee Profile: Attendees include manufacturers of wood cabinets; residential, business, and institutional wood furniture; custom plastics fabrication; flooring and dimensional lumber; architectural millwork, such as staircases, fancy molding and trim; windows and doors; picture frames; other building components; store fixtures and office partitions; upholstered products; and other wood products and accessories.

Contacts:
Myroslava Myrtsalo, Kiev
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 380-44-521-5409
Myroslava.Myrtsalo@trade.gov