Some Distributors Find a Home for Products Overseas

Markham, Dan
July 2011
Metal Center News;Jul2011, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses the aspects for North American metal distributors to consider when selling materials to end-users overseas. Finding an alternate destination for material is considered challenging, but can also be a source of growth. Companies looking to establish an export presence are encouraged to fill a specific, hard-to-meet need and follow existing customers. It is also deemed helpful for metal distributors to know their customers and what the product will be used for.


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