We've got another jam packed edition of our newsletter for you, with lots of upcoming trade shows and our 2nd instalment of the Trade & Export Corner.
Trade & Export Corner
This is David Thacker again! Your friendly Trade & Export SME (that's subject matter expert). This week, we’ll dive into the importer/exporter buttons. We get a lot of questions on what these are, how they work, and how to use them; so here are some key facts and best practices for you to use:
These buttons identify companies that are exporters or importers - organizations that buy or sell goods/services from foreign countries. (i.e. US company (importer) that purchases semiconductors from China or Costa Rican company (exporter) that sells fruit to the US.)
Use this list to positively identify exporters/importers, but not negatively to exclude non-exporters or non-importers. This is not an exhaustive list. You may even find companies that you know are exporting/importing that aren’t tagged yet. Our primary concern is accuracy, so each profile we tag is, in fact, a globally active enterprise. There are many globally active enterprises that we haven’t confirmed and tagged yet. (More in the support article)
For best results, add to your searches for the following regions where our tagging is currently the strongest; USA, Germany, France, & the UK have the strongest collection of exporters, and 15,000+ US importers in the platform - assisted by the recent upload of the largest US importers featured list
Use these buttons in conjunction with regular location/industry searches and other filters to find any confirmed exporters/importers for your specific search criteria
International Presence filter - To find entities who aren’t importing from/exporting to subsidiaries, set the international presence filter to “No”. To find companies who are likely involved in intra-company exports and imports, choose “Yes” for the international presence filter.
Our tags are added by individual location. If one location of a company has a tag, but others don’t, it doesn’t mean that no other parts of the company are importing/exporting. It also doesn’t mean that every other part of the company is exporting/importing. It only means that shipments and/or payments are coming from or going to this location.
New Trade Shows
ACPC Conference (Aerospace, Aviation), September 11, 2021 - September 14, 2021; Atlanta, United States The ACPC is the most productive aviation conference worldwide.
MINExpo International (Mining), September 13, 2021 - September 15, 2021; Las Vegas, United States As the world’s largest mining event, the show covers the entire industry – exploration, mine development, open pit and underground mining, processing, safety, environmental improvement and more.
Modern Day Marine (Military Equipment & Supplies), September 22, 2021 - September 24, 2021; Quantico, United States Modern Day Marine is the premier military equipment, systems, services and technology exposition.
Pack Expo (Packaging Technology), September 27, 2021 - September 29, 2021; Las Vegas, United States The International Healthcare Packing Expo, which draws companies from across the healthcare expo.
Med Energy Conference and Exhibition (Renewable Energy, Clean Energy), September 28, 2021 - September 30, 2021; Ravenna, Italy The leading event in the Mediterranean region for energy insights with particular emphasis on the upstream sector
Utility Expo (Utility Expo), September 28, 2021 - September 30, 2021; Louisville, United States The Utility Expo is the utility industry's largest trade show.
World Dairy Expo (Dairy), September 28, 2021 - October 2, 2021; Madison, United States The world's largest dairy-focused trade show.
The Plastics Show (Plastics, Robotics, Automation), May 17, 2021 - May 21, 2021; Orlando, United States NPE® is the largest plastics trade show in the Americas, covering technological ingenuity and innovation in the plastics industry such as automation, medtech, robots and much more.
ATX West (Internet of Things, Automation), August 10, 2021 - August 12, 2021; Anaheim, United States The key trade show for automation, bringing experts from far and wide.
OR Summer (Outdoor industry), August 10, 2021 - August 12, 2021; Denver, United States North America’s largest tradeshow in the outdoor industry drawing attendees from around the world. At the heart of Outdoor Retailer is an incredible community of brands, retailers, decision makers, designers and key stakeholders that gather to do business and have important conversations that influence our future.
Home Delivery World Expo (logistics, supply chain), September 1, 2021 - September 2, 2021; Philadelphia, United States The event of most importance for eCommerce retail supply chain.
Aluminium USA (Aluminium, Metals), September 1, 2021 - September 2, 2021; Louisville, United States ALUMINUM USA is the leading exhibition and technical conference for aluminum products, technologies and investments in the United States.
MIPIM (Real Estate), September 7, 2021 - September 8, 2021; Cannes, France A major trade show for the commercial property sector, occurring annually in Cannes.
Newly Added Projects
Zelos Energy is focused in the environmentally friendly energy storage industry and is based in California, USA. As part of their growth strategy, the company is interested in developing partnerships in Asia, they have been considering Japan specifically and are open to partnerships across Asia Pacific. The project would take place within the next 1 to 2 years. More details here.
Uhnder develops disruptive products for sensing, cognition, and communication with special focus on high tech RF technologies. The company is considering Asian countries like Japan due to their large infrastructure for the automotive industry. To start, the company could hire between 15 and 30 people with sales and engineering backgrounds. More details here.
InScholaris develops an AI based software platform which serves as a network for international students. InScholaris is considering expansion to the United States, with a special interest in the NorthEast and Virginia. The company could start by hiring 5 people with a full potential of 20 people. Their timeline is between 1 and 2 years. More details here.
REMA TIP TOP is a globally operating system provider of services and products in the field of conveying and processing technology as well as tyre repair. As such, the company is planning to keep increasing their footprint by expanding into the United Arab Emirates. The project has a timeline between 1 to 2 years. More details here.
Headquartered in Illinois, Sciaky is a leading provider of metal 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing (AM) solutions and is looking to expand to the US in the next 2 years. They are looking to open an additive metal manufacturing facility, possibly in the Midwestern, hiring about 50 full time workers. More details here.
Founded in 2014 and based in the UK, Senseye specializes in AI software for manufacturers. As part of their growth strategy, the company is looking to expand in Asia with a new sales office in the next two years. They are interested in partnering with companies specializing in the automotive, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), and heavy industries (mining) particularly in Japan. More details here.
Regeneron is an established American biopharmaceutical company headquartered in New York. As part of their expansion over the next two years, Regeneron is considering locations in Canada for a sales office, with an interest in Central Canada. More details here.
Pfizer is a research-based biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Quebec. The company is considering expanding their already large footprint within Canada. The company is looking into Central Canada with a timeline between 1 to 2 years. More details here.
Founded in 2002, headquartered in Houston, Texas, Intech Aero manufactures and refurbishes aircraft components. The company is considering an additional facility in the US, possibly in the South. The facility is expected to be at minimum of 50,000 sq.ft-60,000 sq.ft, hiring 30-45 employees. More details here,
Based in France, Tucoenergy manufactures and sells thermodynamic water heaters and other household solar equipment. The company is looking to expand in Western Europe, likely France, within the next 3-5 years with a potential to employ up to 25 people. More details here.
Resilience provides high-tech end-to-end biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development solutions. The company is considering Virginia and Washington but they are open to other locations. The new location will be a facility to be used for pharmaceutical manufacturing with specification and qualification for commercial use that meets the FDA requirements. More details here.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. is a developer and manufacturer of aircraft and helicopter engines. It also offers engine parts, repair and overhaul, maintenance, and used and refurbished parts, as well as leasing services. The company is considering an expansion to the United States in the next 1 to 2 years, with an interest in the South. More details here.
Universal Hydrogen was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in California, United States. The company is building a hydrogen ecosystem for aviation through strategic partnerships and new technologies for hydrogen distribution and propulsion. Universal Hydrogen is interested in having partners in Japan. Initially, the company is looking to hire 5 personnel with a potential to 20-30 staff members. The timeline for the project is between 1 to 2 years. More details here.
Since 1992, SoundOff Signal has offered innovative vehicle safety lighting products and more recently introduced Sirens, Speakers and Switches. Now, as part of their strategic expansion plan, the company is considering the expansion within the United States in the next 1 to 2 years. Most of the skills required are coming from the technical and engineering fields. More details here.
Competitive Green Technologies (CGT) is a manufacturer for a variety of products made with biomaterials. The company products are manufactured with compounding bio-composite resins with up to 40% agricultural non-food, non-forest crops, and co-products of the biomass industry. CGT manufactures bio-carbon based biocomposite light weight auto parts and coffee pods. CGT is interested in expanding its manufacturing capabilities within the United States in the next 1 to 2 years More details here.
Whew. That will do it for this week, folks! Thanks for sticking around to the very end. Are there any trade shows, featured lists, or other data deep dives you'd like to see in these newsletters? Be sure to let us know.
In the meantime as always all the best and Happy Gazelle-ing!