EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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JOINT VENTURES

392590 Plastic builders' ware

Product data: Flexible formwork, foldable, light (2 kg/sq m), usable system for in-situ concreting of marine structures of any shape and configuration. Applications include wharves, breakwaters, counterfort units, seawalls, caissons, bridge piers, boat ramps. Specification/technical data: made from polyester PVC coated fabric with ties in hard plastic, system provides waterproofing membrane, formwork in one piece. Prototypes have already been constructed/tested. Quantity, purchase needed: NA. U.S. dollar value: to be discussed. Company has developed a new system of formwork for in-situ concreting of marine structures, in association with University of Sydney. It is a patent pending system. End-users are contractors, marine engineers, port authorities. An article on Flexible Formwork system appeared in April 1995 edition of Concrete in Australia magazine of Concrete Institute of Australia.

Response data: From manufacturers only: preferably, agents/distributors are acceptable. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: NA. Primary purchase factor: U.S. company's willingness to invest, acquire equity in Flexible Formwork system, and/or become an agent for licensing. Local firm's intent is to participate in international tenders for marine projects.

Company data: Marine construction. Established: 1991. Employees, annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Westpac Banking Corp. U.S. firms represented: NA. Flexible Formwork system is in process of being patented worldwide. Company is seeking individuals/organizations to become a partner, have an equity, and assist in commercializing system. Post contact: Pamatt.

Contact: A. Redjvani, Managing Director, Flexible Formwork Pty. Ltd., 3/17

Pinner Close, North Epping, NSW 2121, Australia. Tel/fax: 61 2 868 1824.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Sydney, Unit 11024, APO AP 96554. Refer to: P0187.

Australia - Joint-Venture Abroad

84351 Fruit processing machinery

Product data: Moil is interested in setting up a manufacturing unit for processing fruits/vegetables and plans to import processing machinery from U.S. Specification/technical data: to be discussed with U.S. suppliers. Quantity: to be provided. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: mail/fax. Information desired: company profile, business terms, agreement details. Primary buying factor: NA.

Company data: Moil is engaged in cultivation of fruits, vegetables and other agricultural crops in fallow lands using international cultivation, harvesting and post-harvesting techniques. Established: 1993. Employees: 1,100. Annual sales: over $5 million. Member of business chamber: Hindustan Chamber of Commerce, Kondy Chetty Street, Parrys, Madras 600 001. Bank ref: State Bank of Hyderabad, Mount Road branch, 488-489 Anna Salai, Madras 600 035. U.S. firms represented: Edaw Inc.; Wimberly Allison Tong & Co.; Arthur Anderson.

Post remarks: Moil is the flagship company of Maxworth Group of Companies. Member firms of group produce/market farm products and holiday resorts to Indian and overseas clients. Group maintains retail outlets nationwide to market farm-fresh fruits/vegetables. Exports to U.S., Europe, Middle East and Far East are growing. Moil has recently associated with Camtec, Israel and High Value Horticulture, UK, for obtaining high yielding technologies. Moil is well known to Commercial Service, Madras and an important business contact. Post strongly recommends business partnership with Moil. U.S. companies are requested to contact address below for business terms. Prepared by: V. Manimala. Approved by: Mpkeaveny.

Contact: K. Chandran, General Manager, Corporate Planning, Maxworth Orchards (India) Ltd. (Moil), Karumuttu Centre, 498 Anna Salai, Nandanam, Madras 600 035, India. Tel: 91 44 434 8072/5956. Fax: 91 44 434-1297.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Madras, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6260. Refer to: P0026.

India - Joint-Venture Abroad