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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 Hannover Messe 2013 Detailed Event Information For Hannover Messe 2013
Hannover Messe 2013 -- Chemical Production Machinery, Composite Materials, Advanced Ceramics, Electronics Industry Prod/Test Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Plastics Production Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins, Robotics
Location/Date: Hannover, Germany 04/08/2013 - 04/12/2013
Event Summary:
The world's leading showcase for industrial technology is staged annually in Hannover, Germany. HANNOVER MESSE typically hosts around 6,000 international exhibitors from more than 60 countries, and attracts more than 200,000 attendees from more than 80 countries, 95% professionals. HANNOVER MESSE 2013 will focus on: Industrial Automation; Energy; Power Plant Technology; Wind; MobiliTec; Digital Factory; ComVac; Industrial Supply; CoilTechnica; Surface Technology; Industrial GreenTec; Research & Technology. The various display categories create synergies for sales success across traditional industry sectors. CS Germany will provide promotional support for U.S. exhibitors at the Hannover Fair via CS websites Europe-wide; counsel exhibitors before and after the trade fair and support U.S. exhibitors with CS programs as requested.

Contacts:
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Volker Wirsdorf, Frankfurt
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 49-69-7535 3150
Volker.Wirsdorf@trade.gov
Robin Estey, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.

Phone: 609-987-1201
restey@hfusa.com
Hannah Kamenetsky, Atlanta
Commercial Officer
Phone: 404 815 1596
Hannah.Kamenetsky@trade.gov