Office of International Business Development
OIBD’s trade development team provides invaluable market penetration information (market research, distributor or buyer matchmaking, or background checks) for more than 1,200 PA companies every year, with the support of 15 trade offices covering 51 markets and the 10 Regional Export Network (REN) partners.
Jobs Created or Retained
Export Success Stories
Since 2012, the Cambria County Association for Blind & Handicapped (CAB) has been a member of OIBD’s PA Mining Exports Initiative (PAMEX) consortium and has used the program to locate suitable distributors in South Africa and surrounding markets. CAB continues to grow their reach in the mining industry and has signed several authorized ...
The Fredericks Company manufactures and markets tilt sensors, vacuum measurement devices and inclination monitors. The company was assisted by OIBD’s export development program over the last two years with an initial distributor search, background checks and interviews along with grants supporting client travel for in-country meetings with current, new customers and distributor prospects. As...
Logistics Plus participated in Mission to Brazil and Chile. Working with OIBD, Logistics Plus has signed agency agreements with two logistics companies in Brazil and one in Chile.
New Pig has signed a Chilean-based distributor, resulting in new export sales.