The UN Supports the U.S. Economy by Buying American Goods and Services
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1SPDVSJOH"NFSJDBO(PPETBOE4FSWJDFT In 2010, the UN Secretariat bought $832 million in goods and services from American companies. In fact, more than 3,500 U.S. headquartered companies â€“ with locations as diverse as San Jose, CA; Southfield, MI; Morrisville, NC; and Miami, FL â€“ provide reliable goods and services that the UN utilizes to advance its various missions. The table below shows a sample of American companies â€“ which include Ford, Caterpillar, and CISCO â€“ that contracted with the UN in 2010. These procurement contracts stem from the Capital Master Plan, Secretariat operations, and field missions. 4BNQMFPG647FOEPSTUPUIF6/ 64$PNQBOZ
Skanska USA Building Inc.
Construction management, infrastructure
Ford Motor Company (Global Fleet Sales Inc.)
Light trucks, vans, and buses, heavy duty utility vehicle
CISCO Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA
Equipment and accessories for connecting electronic data processing equipment in to networks
American Power Conversion
West Kensington, RI
Un-interrupted power supply (UPS) equipment & high density cooling system
New York, NY
Construction administration phase, design development phase, construction documents
Fisher Asset Management LLC
Redwood City, CA
Investment management services
Doosan Infracore America Corp.
Micro-computers, software packages, printing and plotting devices
World Fuel Services Corporation
Published on Sep 26, 2010
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