"The participation of so many Super Hornet team members in these conferences and the opportunities presented demonstrate the commitment of Boeing and its suppliers to work with Brazilian industry in ways that draw on the strengths of local companies and provide a foundation for long-term growth," said Susan Colegrove, regional director of International Strategic Partnerships for Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
The prospects presented include:
Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brazil participated in the São José dos Campos conference, which was attended by nearly 80 companies from the state of São Paulo. The conference was arranged with CECOMPI, the Center for Competitiveness and Innovation for the northeastern region of São Paulo, and ABIMAQ, the Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment.
FIERGS, the Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Sul, was instrumental in coordinating the Porto Alegre conference, which drew representatives from more than 50 companies from the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
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