Why Brazil?

  • GDP Growth expected for 2015: 1.8%
  • Manufacturing accounts for 13% of the total GDP
  • Machine Tool Consumption is expected to grow 9.3% in 2015, recording $ 1.96 billion
  • Manufacturing Industrial Output $ 293 billion
  • 5th position in the ranking of foreign direct investments
  • In recent years it has passed through important social, economic and political changes that offer a great opportunity for students, entrepreneurs and companies
  • Good transportation and raw material infrastructure
  • The country is arising in Global Marketing Ranking

Where are the Markets?

  • Southeastern: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Vitória: Auto Parts, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas
  • Southern: Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Caxias do Sul, Florianópolis: Steel works, Chemical and Automotive
  • Northeastern: Recife, Camaçari, São Luis, Goiana, Fortaleza: Contiuos Industrial growth and massive investments in all manufacturing areas
  • Mid-Western: Campo Grande, Brasília, Goiânia, Cuiabá: Faming, Livestock, heavy demand for machines and heavy equipment
  • Northern: Manaus, Boa Vista, Porto Velho, Belém: Free Trade Zone (Zona Franca Manaus)

 

Products and Services

 MASS (Market Access & Sales Services)

Jumpstart and accelerate your business abroad with our new direct sales support service. MASS will generate qualified sales leads and arrange periodic meetings where you can interact with your customers directly to further develop your active inquiries

 Field Services

Technicians are available by proxy hire or using AMT's local engineers abroad. Technicians are available for on-site visits, training and customer support to ensure customer satisfaction. Services can include: Installation, setup and troubleshooting 

 Proxy Hires/Outsourcing

This services allows participants to "direct hire" local candidates, with AMT overseeing all of the employer responsibilities including: job description and advertising, candidate search and interviews, compensation and benefits guidance. This allows U.S. companies to provide direct services within South America without the need to establish a company practice off-site

  Showroom/Demonstrations

Brazil's FACENS facility is used for training and technical seminars, live demonstrations, test parts machining, part run-offs, parts machining and temporary duty-free release of imported machines for demonstration purposes

 

  Warehousing Options

Warehousing gives our members the unique ability to store machines abroad for demos, trade shows and to be eventually sold without having to return to the United States in between

 

 Office Space

For tech center participants, office space can be reserved on a short term or long term basis for local employees. Options range from small desks to personal offices (depending on availability). Offices also include phones, WiFi and high speed internet access, network printers, conference rooms, IT services, visitor insurance, 24hr security and cleaning services

 

 Market Penetration Sessions

Similar to the Business Reviews Days (BRD), these sessions can be tailored to fit your specific needs on how to access the South American market, along with your local managers or distributors within South America. Click here to learn more about this service

  Human Resources

On-site services include: compensation analysis, payroll administration, hiring and labor law and policies consulting


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