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Edward Christopher
Vice President, Global Services

Edward Christopher oversees AMT’s International Tech Centers and Global Business Development programs. He has 25 years’ experience developing international markets for manufacturers, including 10 years as an expatriate in Asia. Edward has served on the advisory board of international development non-profits and had an eight-year tenure as a District Export Council Vice Chair for the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Edward Christopher oversees AMT’s International Tech Centers and Global Business Development programs. He has 25 years’ experience developing international markets for manufacturers, including 10 years as an expatriate in Asia. Edward has served on the advisory board of international development non-profits and had an eight-year tenure as a District Export Council Vice Chair for the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Posts by Edward Christopher
International
By Edward ChristopherOct 11, 2021

Boost Company Sales with the Help of AMT’s Global Tech Centers

AMT has played a huge role in allowing us to establish ourselves in South America and Mexico, and we are in contact with the staff at the MTC almost daily...

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International
By Edward ChristopherSep 14, 2021

VP Harris Trip to SE Asia Consistent with AMT Global Services Strategy

The market potential for manufacturing technology in Southeast Asia led to an AMT initiative to develop services to build and expand its members' market share there.

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Intelligence
By Edward ChristopherAug 20, 2021

EV Steers Global Automotive Direction

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), about 3 million new electric cars were registered in 2020. For the first time, Europe beat out China with 1.4 million new registrations. China had 1.2 million, and the United States had 295,000.

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International
By Edward ChristopherJun 17, 2021

Human Tragedy and Economic Triumph in India

The ADB still predicts India’s GDP will rebound strongly at 11% in FY 2021 due to continued economic recovery stimulated by increased public investment, the vaccine rollout, and the surge in domestic demand.

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International
By Edward ChristopherApr 12, 2021

International News From the Field: China

The big news today is the opening of CIMT 2021 in Beijing. We have an AMT/USA pavilion at the show featuring 31 participating members. To celebrate, here are some real-time visuals of our first day at CIMT.  

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International
By Edward ChristopherMar 05, 2021

International Trade Shows in 2021

A list of upcoming international trade shows you won't want to miss!

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International
By Edward ChristopherFeb 10, 2021

Global Roundup: Where to Find Major Opportunities in 2021

You cannot chase something you don’t know exists. That’s why lead generation is the first step in any sales process. Most any marketing benchmark survey will tell you that generating business leads is the number one sales and marketing priority for most...

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International
By Edward ChristopherDec 15, 2020

Tweaking Global Business Models to Adapt and Emerge Stronger in the New Normal

Everyone reading this is all too aware of the challenges and required business adjustments that 2020, with its global pandemic, presented. Supply chains choked; travel restrictions limited customer sales and service visits; trade shows were canceled...

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International
By Edward ChristopherDec 07, 2020

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

December: Our reporting countries in the Americas south of the U.S. continue to surprise with strong growth and major investments. Mexico’s consumer confidence and manufacturing output are growing at double-digit rates as Volkswagen, Fagor, and Metal...

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International
By Edward ChristopherNov 09, 2020

International News From the Field: Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America

Our reporting countries in the Americas south of the United States continue to see strong growth. USMCA, after only 100 days, has triggered almost $6 billion in investments in Mexico’s manufacturing ecosystem. A new plant for the construction of...

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