EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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JOINT VENTURES

90011 Optical fiber cables

Product data: Manufacture of optical fiber and optical fiber cables and selling raw material used in manufacture of optical fiber cables. Specification/technical data: to be discussed with U.S. firms. Quantity: will be determined later. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Firm is interested in establishing a joint venture with American companies manufacturing optical fiber and optical fiber cables. It has plans to represent American companies for raw materials to manufacture optical fiber cables.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/tel. Information desired: business terms, conditions, mode of payment, letter of credit terms, company profile, reference list, technical know-how for establishing manufacturing facility. Primary buying factor: price, business terms.

Company data: Gea Energy System (India), with technical know-how from Gea Energietechnik GmbH, Germany, manufactures tube cleaning systems for condensers and tubular heat exchangers, cleaning balls for tube cleaning agencies and debris separators for filtration of circulating water. Gesil undertakes turnkey projects for developing, engineering and supply for fossil and nuclear power plants, and sea water desalination plants for industrial applications. Gesil exports condenser on-load tube cleaning system and debris filter for condensing tubes to Sweden, Cyprus, Singapore, Dubai, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan. Established: 1985. Employees: 208. Annual sales: over $8 million. Member of business chamber: Engineering Export Promotion Council, Madras; Confederation of Indian Industry, Madras; Indo-Gfrman Chamber of Commerce, Madras; Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Madras. Bank ref: State Bank of India, Teynampet, Madras; State Bank of India, Sullurpet, Andhra Pradesh. U.S. firms represented: Pragati International Inc.

Post remarks: Gesil plans to diversify in manufacturing optical fiber and fiber optical cables. Gesil expressed interest to collaborate with American companies for fiber optical cables. U.S. companies may contact directly address below for business terms and details. Prepared by: V. Manimala. Approved by: Mpkeaveny.

Contact: H.L. Khajuria, Vice President, Gea Energy System (India) Ltd. (Gesil), 304-305 Anna Salai, Teynampet, Madras 600 018, India. Tel: 91 44 459 983/457 767. Fax: 91 44 434 2518. Telex: 041 23349.

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: P0029.

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