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The UN Supports the U.S. Economy by Buying American Goods and Services


1SPDVSJOH"NFSJDBO(PPETBOE4FSWJDFT In 2010, the UN Secretariat bought $832 million in goods and services from American companies. In fact, more than 3,500 U.S. headquartered companies – with locations as diverse as San Jose, CA; Southfield, MI; Morrisville, NC; and Miami, FL – provide reliable goods and services that the UN utilizes to advance its various missions. The table below shows a sample of American companies – which include Ford, Caterpillar, and CISCO – that contracted with the UN in 2010. These procurement contracts stem from the Capital Master Plan, Secretariat operations, and field missions. 4BNQMFPG647FOEPSTUPUIF6/ 64$PNQBOZ 


Skanska USA Building Inc.

Whitestone, NY


Construction management, infrastructure

Ford Motor Company (Global Fleet Sales Inc.)

Southfield, MI


Light trucks, vans, and buses, heavy duty utility vehicle


Peoria, IL


Engineering equipment

Terex Corporation

Westport, CT


Mobile cranes

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

Helpern Architects

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.

Suwanee, GA


Industrial forklifts

Lenovo, Inc.

Morrisville, NC


Micro-computers, software packages, printing and plotting devices

World Fuel Services Corporation

Miami, FL


Aviation fuel

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