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Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T)

Welcome to the website of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Machinery, Materials & Technology (M3T) Team for U.S. manufacturers who want to export. The M3T Team's in-depth industry expertise seeks to provide up-to-date export assistance and value-added services for the exports of industrial machinery and materials in the chemicals, plastics, composites, paper/pulp, material handling, metal-working and machine tools sectors.

The manufacturing sector in the United States has been a cornerstone of our economy for decades. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service provides assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness by providing insight and research on foreign markets, programs to help U.S. firms enter new markets and services to help them find qualified business partners.

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HANNOVER MESSE offers unmatched international exposure for U.S. companies, institutions, and economic development organizations participating as exhibitors in the U.S. delegation.

HANNOVER MESSE will be held April 24 – 28 in Hannover, Germany. Register your interest today!

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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, Cairo
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 20 2 2797 2610
Hannah.Kamenetsky@trade.gov

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