International Business Developers

We operate in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and more

We help you get started, whether exporting your product, finding distributors, improving your supply chain, finding a partner, or whatever works best for you.

More Than 25 Years of Experience

Diverse functional, industry, and geographic experience

FB International, LLC works in project teams made of a combination of internal resources and external alliances though an extensive global network of specialists.

Partner to Trade Commissioners

Let us guide you through to success

We provide extensive services that includes providing training workshops, industry sector
reporting, matchmaking events and customized projects tailored to your business.

Helping Manufacturers Go Global

Turning new business into strategic opportunity

We've built a network of strong relationships with key market sources. Let us help you bridge the gap and grow your international business.

Building Bridges Between Europe and the U.S.

We bring opportunities from France, Spain, and Portugal to the Midwest

RYME+ is an E.U.-funded collaboration between FB International LLC and universities from France, Spain, and Portugal. The purpose is to foster the international development of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Helping business go global.
Proven experience at your service.

Established in 2002, FB International, LLC is a Chicago-based consulting firm specializing in marketing and international business development services throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.

International
Business Development

Our core competency is to translate your new business opportunities into practical projects with strategic plans and realistic financial goals.

Export Services
& Sales Representation

An à-la-carte menu with hands-on solutions to help you get started quickly. Services range from setting up a sales office to helping you with regulatory paperwork.

Matchmaking
& Partner Search

For companies coming to the US individually or in delegations, our expertise is to find American companies interested in discussing business opportunities with mutual benefit.

Manufacturing
& Business Operations

Manufacturing is our passion. We have proven experience in business operations in the U.S. and abroad. We help you get started with solutions adapted to your needs.

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Why Choose Us?

Every company has a different DNA. We listen carefully in order to design solutions adapted to what you need and want to accomplish. This is the beginning of the relationship-building process based on mutual trust.

Whether it is for a delegation of one or nineteen, we focus on giving the selected companies the best experience though your program. Many foreign trade commissioners in Chicago know it.

A strong strategic planning and preparation are the ingredients of success in export markets. Our years of experience assisting small and medium companies of many industry sectors become your asset for international growth in foreign markets.

The solutions we deliver come from experience and practice. Our curiosity and thirst for learning enables us to work in many different industries. Each challenge is an opportunity to bring efficient solutions by thinking out of the box.

From the Blog

Strengthening the aviation maintenance workforce

With more people aging out of the workforce than coming in, industries are adopting new strategies to address growing skills gaps. The aviation sector is no different. Last week, we sat down with aviation consultant Ed Glueckler to discuss workforce development in aviation maintenance. Read on for his thoughts on this industry’s labor force woes,[…]

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Weekend Digest: February 8th, 2019

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is a breakdown of noteworthy items we discovered throughout the week. More from this week’s theme: Innovations in the Manufacturing Workplace Image sourced from Modern Machine Shop.   “Emotions Matter: Thanks to a culture change founded on a commitment to emotional intelligence, this mold supplier solved its skilled labor problem and[…]

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Weekend Digest: October 5th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Cybersecurity in Manufacturing           “Understand Vulnerabilities Inherent to Manufacturing Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2zKvFi3 “Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing”: https://bit.ly/2QlbNHG “Many Manufacturers Still Falling Short in Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2MZkyGA What our team[…]

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