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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

Want more on the Manufacturing Industry?

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 STOPfakes.gov: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights Detailed Event Information For STOPfakes.gov: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights
STOPfakes.gov: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Apparel, Consumer Electronics, Education/Training Services, General Consumer Goods, Industrial Chemicals, Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Operations/Maintenance Services, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Los Angeles, CA, United States 06/25/2013 - 06/25/2013
Event Summary:
This seminar is an opportunity to learn the basics of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement and to discover the resources that are available to help your business enforce IPR at home and abroad. This dynamic, day-long program will feature presentations by intellectual property experts and law enforcement officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Intellectual Property Rights, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the National IPR Coordination Center. The program will end with the opportunity to meet with these experts.

Contacts:
Rachid Sayouty, Los Angeles (Downtown)
USEAC Director
Phone: 213-894-4022
Rachid.Sayouty@trade.gov
Rafael Patino, Santo Domingo
Commercial Officer
Phone: 809-481-2315
Rafael.Patino@trade.gov