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My project allowed me to learn about global markets relevant to my industry of interest. This proved to be eye-opening, as there are limited ways for Mizzou students to get such insight into international markets.

Tucker Tandy
Fall 2022 Intern - SEVO IFP
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Exploring global markets to provide useful information for American Outdoor Brands allowed me to understand the different processes, costs, and information needed when participating in international trade.

Will Martin
Fall 2021 Intern - American Outdoors Brands
Logo: Antennas Direct Inc.

We get lots of advice from outside consultants and rarely is it as thorough, well organized, clearly laid out and real world as the information shared by you.

Antennas Direct, Inc.
Richard Schneider, CEO
Logo: STL Economic Development Partnership

It was a pleasure to be included in this program, and we extend our best wishes to the students, and to the faculty and advisors who made it such an impressive success.

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
John Hixson, Vice President Advanced Manufacturing
Logo: Holtec Gas Systems

The International Trade Center market research report was impressive with well-considered, fact-driven, conclusions based on an amazing compilation of data.

Holtec Gas Systems
Thorstein Holt, President
Logo: Clemco Industries

We believe the information compiled by the students/MU International Trade Center, will be helpful to us in identifying customers with the highest growth potential. This information will help us a lot as we move forward.

Clemco Industries
Kurtis Ohse, Director of Marketing
Logo: Nasopure!

Not only has the ITC provided excellent customer service, but their research and findings have proven extremely useful and have helped increase our sales internationally.

Marcus Solomon, CEO, BeWell Health, LLC
Logo: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company

This is a great program that helps grow industry, blends academic study with the real world of business and prepares students to use their potential for practical industry growth.

Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company
Jim Riley, President & CEO
Logo: Mayco Industries

We would highly recommend this opportunity to other businesses interested in evaluating global market opportunities for their business.

Mayco Industries
Daniell Hill, Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Logo: Silgan Plastic Food Containers

From putting us in touch with the right organizations and expertise to assist with answering technical questions, to customizing research to identify market opportunities, our relationship with the ITC has enabled us to make informed key strategic decisions as we roll out international sales efforts.

Silgan Plastic Food Containers
Rob McCoy, President