If you’re looking to expand your export initiatives, check out PMMI's Guide to Global Markets report. The report provides insight into key markets for packaging and processing machinery over the last year. Highlights include forecasts on crucial markets for packaging and processing machinery and in-depth analysis of important trends impacting the market. You can also take advantage of the resources below to grow your efforts.
The U.S. Commercial Service has long been considered the most extensive and cost-effective resource for companies interested in exporting. Listed below are some of the most widely utilized services.
Even if you don’t currently engage in exporting, take advantage of this FREE resource as a way to plan for future export opportunities!
Provides a number of FREE services to small and medium sized firms, including; export financing, business loans and loan guarantees, grants, legal assistance as well as technical assistance in the form of marketing, management and planning assistance. Several no-fee services are listed below.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE):
FREE online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, and training. They can offer your firm assistance by evaluating your company's export potential and can strengthen your domestic operations by identifying financial, managerial, or technical problems. These advisers can also assist you in developing and implementing basic export marketing plans that show where and how to sell your goods abroad.
Many exporters do not realize that they are eligible to take advantage of significant tax benefits established by the U.S. government to encourage export activity and growth for small and medium sized companies. There are many firms that specialize in providing accounting services to help your company take full advantage of these tax benefits for a small percentage of the funds they are able to recover.
PMMI can provide funding for exhibiting at a qualified international trade show through the Trade Show Assistance Program. If you do not quality for the program, here are some government financial resources:
Getting to the bottom line is your biggest concern with international trade. Below, we have compiled the best information on contracts and payments to help you.
Guide to Key European Directives
The 4th edition of PMMI's Guide to Key European Directives for PACKAGING machinery is now available. If your company exports packaging machinery into the European Economic Area (EEA) the new PMMI guide is a must have resource. The sections of the new EU guide on RoHS, WEEE, REACH were reviewed by US legal council based in Brussels for content and accuracy. Learn updated information about: