Machinery Team

The Machinery Team of the Office of Transportation and Machinery (OTM) assists U.S. business in the exportation of production machinery and general components. Machinery analysts work with the Industry Trade Advisory Committee for Automotive Equipment and Capital Goods (ITAC-2) to provide ongoing, confidential private sector advice to U.S. trade experts and negotiators on industry issues. OTMís analysts provide input on trade policy through their development of industry sector analyses and forecasts, and are involved in the Departmentís trade promotion program. To further the International Trade Administrationís goal of aiding U.S. businesses competing abroad, OTMís trade specialists work close with other Commerce offices, other agencies, industry trade associations, and individual companies in developing and expanding export markets.