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The Show Me State Sees Significant FDI

April 11, 2018

This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Guest blog post by Steve Johnson, CEO, Missouri Partnership Businesses with overseas locations are rapidly transitioning production back to the United States, and facilities are popping up in every region, including Missouri. Manufacturers are taking advantage of what Missouri has to offer by joining an […]

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Invest, Grow, and Succeed in the United States

June 22, 2018

This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Brian Lenihan is the Acting Executive Director of SelectUSA Today, thousands of global business investors, U.S. economic developers, senior government officials and service providers concluded the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit, the premier foreign direct investment (FDI) event in the United States. The last three days […]

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Foreign Direct Investment: Driving Global Competitiveness and Innovation

July 7, 2017

This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Economic and Development Administration  Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) plays an important role in the U.S. economy. It leads to the creation of jobs, an increase in wealth and living standards, and overall growth and innovation that drive the […]

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Companies from 15 Countries Expanded in Oakland County, Michigan in the Metro Detroit Region in 2016

April 13, 2017

More than 40 percent of total job-supporting investment came from foreign-owned firms. This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the United States, and how SelectUSA partners with EDOs to support economic development. […]

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Swiss Companies Like Oerlikon Select the USA

June 13, 2017

Sandor Galambos is a SelectUSA Investment Specialist based in the U.S. Embassy in Switzerland. With a total stock of $143.5 billion, Switzerland is one of the largest sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. More than 460,000 American workers are directly employed by the U.S. affiliates of majority Swiss-owned firms. Swiss manufacturer […]

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Latin America –Opportunities for U.S. Automotive Aftermarket Exports

February 25, 2016

Kellie Holloway is a Senior International Trade Specialist and Deputy Team Leader of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Global Automotive Team  Todd Peterson is an International Trade Specialist in the Office of Transportation and Machinery and Team Lead for the Auto Care Association’s Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) The U.S. auto parts sector continues to be […]

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Foreign Investment Breathes New Life Into Ohio City

December 8, 2016

Guest blog post by Kristi Tanner, Automotive Senior Managing Director, JobsOhio On October 7, Fuyao Glass America, a subsidiary of China-based Fuyao Group, celebrated the grand opening of its auto glass manufacturing facility in Moraine, a small industrial city just south of Dayton, Ohio. The company invested nearly $600 million to convert a shuttered General […]

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Automotive Products: Expanding a Key Industry to TPP Countries

January 27, 2016

Scott Kennedy is ITA’s Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing The auto industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the United States.  In 2014, $142 billion in U.S. automotive products, such as vehicles, engines, transmissions and tires were exported to the world.  These exports provide 928,000 jobs here in the U.S.  It’s no secret that […]

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El Paso plastic molding company grows international sales by $8 million, exports 85 percent of product

December 8, 2016

After years of working with the U.S. Commercial Service, a plastics molding company here has expanded its profit margin by more than $8 million and created more than 100 jobs through cross-border sales into Mexico. Plastic Molding Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of injection-molded plastic components that produces more than 150 million parts per year, has […]

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Manufacturing and Innovation

October 28, 2016

This post originally appeared on the Department of Commerce blog. Guest blog post by Laura Taylor-Kale, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, International Trade Administration As October winds down, I say farewell to Manufacturing Day and what has turned into a celebration of manufacturing and innovation this entire month. Over the last few weeks, I have […]