Indiana global trade directory.

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GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

INDIANA BUSINESS MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY CORP.

10 West Market Street, Suite 450, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2242

Phone: 317/635-3058

Fax: 317/231-7095

Pres.: Delbert Schuh

Service: Increases competitiveness and profitability of businesses by providing services including comprehensive business assessments, development 01 action plans and access to cost-effective resources. BMT also helps companies address industry-level concerns such as technology access, quality end workforce strategies through industry-specific programs and company alliances.

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE DIVISION

One North Capitol, Suite 700, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/233-3762

Fax: 317/233-1680

Acting Director: Kristin Jones

Int'l contact: Kristin Jones, deputy Director

Service: Assists manufacturer penetration of foreign markets by contacting agents, distributors and end-users.

INDIANA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NETWORK

One N. Capitol, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/234-2082

Fax: 317/232-8872

Executive Director: Debbie Bishop Trocha

Service: Offers a variety of services for new and existing businesses, including advice and assistance relating to international business. Locations around the state include: Bloomington Area SBDC, Bloomington, 812/339-8937; Columbus Regional SBDC, Columbus, 812/372-6480: East Central Indiana SBDC, Muncie, 765/284-8144; Greater Lafayette Area SBDC, Lafayette, 765/742-2394; Kokomo-Howard Co. SBDC, Kokomo, 765/454-7922; Northeast Indiana SBDC, Fort Wayne, 260/426-0040; Northwest Indiana SBDC, Portage, 219/762-1696; Richmond-Wayne Co. SBDC Richmond, 765/962-2867; South Bend Area SBDC, South Bend, 574/282-4350; Southeastern Indiana SBDC, Madison, 812/265-3127; Southern Indiana SBDC, New Albany, 812/945-0266; Southwestern Indiana SBDC, Evansville, 812/425-7232; Terre Huate Area SBDC, Terre Haute, 812/237-7676.

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE

ISTA Center, Suite 414, 150 W. Market St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/232-8770

Fax: 317/232-1362

Asst. commissioner of agriculture: Joseph R. Pearson

Int'l contact: Andrea Lulong, int'l. agri-trade specialist

Service: Assists Indiana Commissioner of Agriculture and serves as state liaison to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Works with commodity groups, agricultural organizations, agribusinesses, international trade prospects, educational institutions and private Indiana citizens to promote the agriculture industry in the state of Indiana.

U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE, INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

6801 Pierson Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46241

Phone: 317/248-4060

Fax: 317/248-4174

Port dir.: William Bell

Service: Prevents smuggling of contraband; levies duties on merchandise imported into the United States; offers information and assistance to importers on customs clearance procedures and operates the port of entry at the Indianapolis International Airport. Customs officials also are on duty at offices in Fort Wayne, Evansville and Terre Haute.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION, EXPORT ASSISTANCE CENTER

11405 N. Pennsylvania, Suite 106, Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317/582-2300

Fax: 317/582-2301

Dir.: Mark A. Cooper

Service: Assists Indiana businesses in expanding exports, international sales and market share through promotion, counseling and partnerships with other organizations.

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

429 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/229-7272

Fax: 317/226-7259

District dir.: Janice E. Wolfe

Int'l contact: Mark A. Beckman, loan specialist

Service: SEA provides export counseling and publications to small businesses, export workshops and training programs and financial assistance to exporters.

BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AND/OR MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS

INDIANA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INC.

115 W. Washington St., Suite 850 South Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/264-3110

Fax: 317/264-6855

President & CEO: Kevin Brinegar

Int'l contact: Reggie Henderson, director, Small Business & Economic Development

Service: The mission of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is to work proactively on behalf of its members and constituents. The chamber recognizes that this can best be achieved by providing a world-competitive business climate throughout the state in order to provide maximum opportunity for meaningful employment for all citizens of Indiana. The chamber does this by advancing thoughtful legislation and public policy and serving as a convenient source 01 reliable business information for members.

INDIANA DISTRICT EXPORT COUNCIL

11405 N. Pennsylvania St. 106, Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317/582-2300

Fax: 317/582-2301

Executive secretary: Mark A. Cooper

Service: Promotes exporting through counseling local businesses, identifying financing sources, supporting programs and services of Commercial Service Export Assistance Centers, building local partnerships with other organizations, and community education.

INDIANA HUMANITIES COUNCIL

1500 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317/638-1500 ext. 125

Fax: 317/634-9503

President: Dr. Scott T. Massey

Int'l contact: Dr. Nancy Connor

Service: Collaborates with community organizations throughout Indiana to produce exhibits, lectures, performances, school programs, library and museum events, teachers' conferences and business forums to promote international understanding. Also makes grants to not-for-profit groups for international projects. Provides International Understanding Grants, through funding from Lilly Endowment Inc., to not-for-profit organizations in Indiana that partner with businesses, foundations or other private-sector groups on international humanities projects, including sister-city initiatives.

INDIANA MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

One American Square Suite 2400, Box 82012, Indianapolis, IN 46282

Phone: 317/632-2474

Fax: 317/231-2320

Pres.: Patrick J. Kiely

Int'l Contact: Greg Zoeller, dir. World Trade Center of Indiana

Service: Promotes Indiana manufacturer competition internationally through lobbying before legislature and regulatory bodies and through consulting with member companies.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SOCIETY

C/O MBA Program, Kelley School of Business 254, Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone: 812/855-8006

Fax: 812/855-9039

Director of Student Services: Christine Davis

Service: A student organization that promotes interest in international business with meetings, activities and speakers.

INTERNATIONAL LAW SECTION, INDIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

230 E. Ohio St. Fourth Floor Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/639-5465

Fax: 317/266-2588

Int'l contact: D. Robert Webster, chair, International Law Section

Service: Association of attorneys practicing law in the area of international trade.

WORLD TRADE CENTER OF INDIANA

Indianapolis, IN

Phone: 317/632-2474

Fax: 317/231-2320

Director: Greg Zoeller

FOREIGN-TRADE ZONES

A foreign-trade zone is an area to which goods from abroad can be imported into Indiana without paying duties. No duty, quota or tax is imposed until the goods leave the zone and enter US, territory. If goods are re-exported, no customs duty is levied.

CLARK MARITIME CENTRE, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #170

5100 Port Road, Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Phone: 812/283-9662

Fax: 812/282-7505

Int'l contact: Michael J. O' Connor, port dir.

Service: Maritime industrial park. Many international companies have located manufacturing and distribution facilities within the part. Competitive rail and barge service is available.

FORT WAYNE FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #182, FORT WAYNE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

110W. Berry St. Suite 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Phone: 260/426-5568

Fax: 260/426-0837

Int'l contact: Ola Schechter, director of international trade

Service: Import and export counseling, local directory of international trade service providers.

GREATER INDIANAPOLIS FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #72

P.O. Box 51681, Indianapolis, IN 46251

Phone: 317/487-7200

Fax: 317/487-7203

Gen. Mgr.: Kent Ebbing

INDIANA'S INTERNATIONAL PORT/BURNS HARBOR, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #152

6625 South Boundary Drive, Portage, IN 46368

Phone: 219/787-8636

Fax: 219/787-8842

Int'l contact: Mark Hoenke, port director

Service: Indiana's International Port is a facilitator of maritime commerce and home to more than 25 maritime industrial tenants who are located on its 550-acre facility, with state-of-the-art material-handing equipment, modern storage facilities and liner service to and from Europe.

MICHIANA REGIONAL FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #125

P.O. Box 3559, South Bend, IN 46619

Phone: 574/232-9357

Fax: 574/232-8283

Int'l contact: Kenneth Kanczuzewski, zone manager

Service: K.A.K. LLC offers storage of imported and domestic goods providing exemption from Indiana Inventory Tax, Other benefits include deferment of customs duty, excise tax, internal revenue taxes and bonding fees until goods are transferred out of the zone, usually utter goods are sold.

SOUTHWIND MARITIME CENTRE, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #177

2751 Bluff Rd., Mount Vernon, IN 47620

Phone: 812/838-4382

Fax: 812/838-4377

Port director: Patrick Mulligan

Service: A public port serving Southwest Indiana; state-of-the-art cost-effective cargo transfers, offering all services for intermodal transportation.

TERRE HAUTE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #239

581 S. Airport St., Terre Haute, IN

Phone: 812/877-2524

Fax: 812/877-3853

Airport dir.: Charles Goodwin

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ORGANIZATIONS

AMERICAN CREDIT ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA

415 S. Shortridge Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46219

Phone: 317/262-3050

Fax: 317/636-5720

Pres.: J. David Mohr

Int'l contact: Onda Williams, dir, of education

Service: Sponsored by Indiana Association of Credit Management; offers information on export financing and Obtains international credit reports.

INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF INDIANAPOLIS

32 East Washington St. Suite 1625, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/259-7053

Fax: 317/259-7287

Executive dir.: Cathy Cregor Blitzer

Int'l contact: Kristin Garvey, assoc. dir.

Service: Non-profit organization offering...

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