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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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Detailed Event Information For World of Concrete 2014 Detailed Event Information For World of Concrete 2014
World of Concrete 2014 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Building Products, Construction Eq., Materials Handling Machinery, Tools - Hand/Power, Trucks/Trailers/Buses
Location/Date: Las Vegas, NV, United States 01/21/2014 - 01/24/2014
Event Summary:
World of Concrete is the commercial construction industry's most important annual, international event where more than 1,300 exhibiting companies provide the latest products, technology and equipment across more than 605,000 net square feet of exhibit space. In 2013, there were 54,869 total attendees, including 8,416 international attendees from throughout the world, and all segments of the industry, including repair and demolition, information technology, materials handling, as well as concrete producers and masonry professionals. World of Concrete conference, seminar, and certification program (January 20-24) is a leader in the construction industry with more than 10,000 attendees participating in over 100 sessions each year. Targeted sessions include everything from concrete basics and decorative concrete to green building and best management practices. World of Concrete 2014 is the place to be for new opportunities to grow in the growing commercial construction industry. No other event offers you more - all the products, resources and valuable information you need to strengthen your entire operation.

Contacts:
Graylin Presbury, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-5158
Graylin.Presbury@trade.gov
Jackie James, Handley Wood Exhibitions

Phone: 1-972-536-6379
jjames@handleywood.com