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Detailed Event Information For REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors Detailed Event Information For REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors
REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Composite Materials, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, Environmental Technologies, Industrial Chemicals, Plastics Materials/Resins, Security/Safety Eq., Textile Fabrics
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Location/Date: Brussels, Belgium 11/29/2012 - 11/29/2012
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commercial Service to the EU will host a REACH webinar on November 29, 2012, for U.S. exporters in the Aerospace & Defense Sectors. Under REACH, the continued marketing and Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) requires an authorization. Businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors use a number of substances that are being considered for SVHC classification. No alternatives exist for many of these substances. This live webinar moderated by the U.S. Department of Commerce Europe Team will assist businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors understand and manage the impact of REACH on their operations.

Mark Russell, Rio De Janeiro
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: 55-21-3823-2000
Dusan Marinkovic, Indianapolis
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 317-582-2300
James Lindley, Kiev
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (504) 589 6702
Barbara Banas, SP
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3642
Matthew Kopetski, European Union
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +3228115684