ARI Celebrates World Trade Week by Hosting Visitors From Brazil
Applied Robotics held a plant tour and visit with representatives of member firms of UHY International – a global association of independent accounting and consulting firms.
Glenville, New York — May 20, 2010 – Applied Robotics Inc., a leading global manufacturer of robotic end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions, hosted guests from as far away as Brazil on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010, Betina Moreira Costa and Werner Trieloff of UHY Moriera-Auditores in Brazil and William Berezansky from UHY Advisors, Inc., in Albany.
Ms. Costa and Mr. Trieloff were in Upstate New York to participate in the Tech Valley Global Business Network’s “Business Opportunities in the Southern Cone of Latin America” event on Wednesday, May 19th, 2010, held at Citizens Bank New York Headquarters. Previously, Ms. Costa and Mr. Trieloff met with UHY Advisors’ clients in New York City and were headed to similar meetings and events in Detroit and Houston.
“We do a significant amount of sales internationally,” said ARI’s Cliff Annis, “Brazil is one of our newer markets and definitely a very strong and growing one. We welcome the opportunity to grow our distribution partner network and to share ideas and best practices with international guests.”
This week marks World Trade Week.Every year, the New York region’s international trade community celebrates World Trade Week by offering educational programs and other events to promote global business. The TVGBN sponsored the Latin American event as a local program in recognition of World Trade Week. More information on World Trade Week NYC may be found on their website at
UHY International is one of the world’s Top 25 largest accounting, tax and business avdisory networks comprised of teams operating across over 240 offices in 76 countries worldwide. More information on UHY International can be found at www.uhy.com , including links to UHY Advisors and UHY Moreira Auditores through the country links.
“The message we’re hearing loud and clear is that Brazil can be a very attractive market to many U.S. companies,” said Berezansky, who is also past president of TVGBN. “To be successful there, you have to partner with the right firm that will help you navigate the regulatory environment and ultimately lower your overall cost of doing business.”
The Tech Valley Global Business Network is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit collaboration of five area business membership organizations dedicated to providing education and networking opportunities for expanding international trade in New York’s Tech Valley. More information on TVGBN can be found on the organization’s website at http://www.tvgbn.org/
Applied Robotics Inc., headquartered in Glenville, N.Y., is an ISO-9001 registered, employee-owned company serving the world’s automation market. Founded in 1983, Applied Robotics designs and manufactures end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions intended to solve complex automation problems and improve efficiencies. Serving a wide spectrum of customers and industries ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to small privately-held businesses, the company’s wrist-down solutions can be found in manufacturing, welding, assembly, material removal and material handling applications throughout the United States, Canada, Pacific Rim, Europe, Mexico, Asia, South Africa, South America and Australia. More information can be found on the company’s website at www.appliedrobotics.com.