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STTAS-Mexico to Present at Automation Alley's Trade Mission to Mexico Event

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Detroit, MI — May 8, 2013 Sandler and Travis Trade Advisory Services is proud to announce that its Mexico office will sponsor and take part in Automation Alley’s Trade Mission to Mexico event, which focuses on creating economic growth opportunities for Michigan companies through finding new markets for their goods and services. This week-long event will take place May 5 through 10 in Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico.

“The trade mission to Mexico is a great opportunity for STTAS-Mexico to meet with potential investors and entrepreneurs interested in doing business in Mexico,” said STTAS-Mexico Senior Manager of Consulting Practices, Claudia Medellin. “By supporting Automation Alley and their trade mission efforts, STTAS is helping to educate trade mission participants on Mexico’s import and export requirements and opportunities that will directly assist in their future business success.

Medellin will present in Mexico City on the critical issues present when doing business in Mexico as well as the services STTAS can provide to help interested parties. The event will also feature an evening reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico E. Anthony Wayne and the Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley.

“As a company specializing in providing international trade services, STTAS is uniquely positioned to assist companies with their international trade matters,” said Vice President of Strategic Operations Kevin Smith. “With more than 250 Michigan employees as well as offices in Mexico, South America and Europe, STTAS is a shining example of how Michigan companies can grow through participation in the global economy.”

STTAS is a member of Automation Alley and a strong supporter of MEDC’S efforts to help Michigan businesses grow. For more information on STTAS and its services visit

About STTAS & ST&R
STTAS is recognized as the leading provider of customs and international trade advisory services to the public and private sectors. STTAS offers hands-on global import/export solutions for multinational companies eager to increase their ability to move merchandise across international borders in an efficient, seamless and compliant manner. STTAS also assists governments throughout the world in building customs agencies and procedures that expand import and export capabilities, reduce risk factors, and comply with international standards.

STTAS is affiliated with the customs and international trade law firm of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R). ST&R concentrates its practice in assisting clients with the movement of goods, personnel and ideas across international borders. ST&R provides governments, manufacturers, importers, exporters and retailers the advice and counsel they require to succeed amid the constantly changing demands of global trade.

Combined, we are currently the largest provider of customs and international trade services worldwide with over 600 global trade professionals located in 12 offices in six countries. Our success is based on a combination of unsurpassed domain expertise, proprietary technology and business process best practices.

About Automation Alley
Automation Alley is a technology business association driving the growth and image of Southeast Michigan’s economy through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives. Since its founding in 1999, Automation Alley has expanded to include nearly 1,000 businesses, educational institutions and government entities from the City of Detroit and the surrounding eight county region. Automation Alley promotes regional prosperity through entrepreneurial and exporting assistance, workforce development and technology acceleration.

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