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  • David Gamble

CanWeld 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba September 12 & 13

Looking forward to attending the CanWeld 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 12 and 13, 2018. I will be presenting on Sept 12 at 10:00 AM in Room 2E on Exporting Canadian manufactured products at the RBC Convention Centre. Please contact me by email if you would like a complimentary Expo Pass. CWB and CWA always put on a high quality and informative first class program and I encourage my industry contacts to check out the programme.

Topic: Exporting Canadian Manufactured Products: Fabrication Considerations and Business Strategies for Success

Abstract: Canadian manufacturers have an opportunity to significantly increase their revenue by pursuing business internationally. With a total population of over 36 million, Canada is naturally a small percentage of the global marketplace. The USA market is often a good and close stepping stone, but when entering markets outside North America, there are many business strategies and factors to consider for fabricated products and equipment. Considering the current 2018 trade disputes with Canada and USA, it is crucially important to pursue additional markets to ensure market diversification.

This presentation will touch on tips to consider when sending your products overseas, such as fabrication considerations, shipping/packaging, logistics/customs, dealing with metric versus imperial measurements, local tools availably, after market/warranty support, local codes and standards awareness, and international business success strategies.

The target audience will business owners/managers looking to expand sales of their products internationally. Fabrication managers will get insights on what to consider when preparing their products/equipment for international markets.

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