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

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Skanska USA Building Inc.

Whitestone, NY

$290,689,713

Construction management, infrastructure

Ford Motor Company (Global Fleet Sales Inc.)

Southfield, MI

$115,989,202

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

Caterpillar

Peoria, IL

$18,337,697

Engineering equipment

Terex Corporation

Westport, CT

$13,975,768

Mobile cranes

CISCO Systems Inc.

San Jose, CA

$9,252,293

Equipment and accessories for connecting electronic data processing equipment in to networks

American Power Conversion

West Kensington, RI

$9,196,344

Un-interrupted power supply (UPS) equipment & high density cooling system

Helpern Architects

New York, NY

$8,829,626

Construction administration phase, design development phase, construction documents

Fisher Asset Management LLC

Redwood City, CA

$7,500,000

Investment management services

Doosan Infracore America Corp.

Suwanee, GA

$7,298,932

Industrial forklifts

Lenovo, Inc.

Morrisville, NC

$4,937,058

Micro-computers, software packages, printing and plotting devices

World Fuel Services Corporation

Miami, FL

$2,144,731

Aviation fuel

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