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8201 Hand tools

8202 Handsaws

Product data: Do-it-yourself items and tools. Specifications/technical data: looking for new do-it-yourself products. Quantity: 1,000-10,000 items/year. U.S. dollar value: depending on quality. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English or French. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: detailed product information and application possibilities. Primary buying factor: price/quality.

Company data: Private manufacturer/exporter of packaging materials and tools in metal. Established: 1987. Employees: 5. Annual sales: over US$250,000. Member of business chamber: A.H.I.E. Bank ref: BBL, Agence Opera, Rue G, Clemenceau, Liege. U.S. firms represented: NA. Wants to purchase in short-term small or moderate quantities but plans on growing.

Post remarks: Firm has been active in packaging market since 1946. In 1987 they started producing do-it- yourself items that they export to Netherlands and to France. They are looking for new products in same sector. They would like to become an agent and/or distributor for these products.

Contact: Gerald De Troz, General Manager, Brain S.A., Vinave D'Ile 4, 4000 Liege, Belgium. Tel: 32 41 65.03.77. Fax: 32 41 67.44.52.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Brussels, PSC 82 Box 002, APO AE 09724-1015. Refer to: P0009.

Belgium - Distributorship