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8419321 Dryers for wood

Product data: Drying chambers for lumber products. Specifications/technical data: volumes of 10, 20, and 40 cu m; desired humidity 8 percent or 20 percent. Quantity: NA.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price quote cif St Petersburg, terms of delivery. Primary buying factor: quality, terms of delivery.

Company data: Timber and lumber production; exports of timber. Established: 1993. Employees: 20. Annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Stankinbank; 12 Baskov Per., St Petersburg, 191014, tel: 7 812 273 1671. U.S. firms represented: none. Master is a private company that is primarily involved in lumber production and sales of timber and lumber products, including exports to Scandinavian countries. Firm's suppliers of timber (primarily, spruce and pine) are located in St. Petersburg region. It also owns a furniture store and warehouse in St. Petersburg. Firm is interested in purchasing drying equipment for its own use as well as for supplying other local lumber producing companies. Post contact: Mkamayeva.

Contact: Iosif Kaplan, Commercial Director, Master Co., 23 Ul. Vosstaniya, St. Petersburg, 191014, Russia. Tel: 7 812 272 7723. Fax: 7 812 589 0848.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, St. Petersburg, PSC 78 Box L, APO AE 09723. Refer to: P0079.

Russia - Direct Sale to End-User

842390 Portable weighing scales

Product data: Portable scales or systems to weigh heavy-duty trucks for overload. Must be sufficiently portable to enable highway police to move it

from place to place to enforce truck load limits. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: immediately.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/mail. Information desired: specs, prices. Primary buying factor: quality, delivery time, price.

Company data: A joint-stock company that operates as manufacturer/distributor/ exporter of feed water purifiers, electronic detectors, electric or electronic measuring equipment, solution concentration, photographic recording equipment of traffic light offences, vehicle speed measuring devices (autovelox), traffic control and monitoring devices, flow meters, mechanical, electronic, ultrasonic, radiowave, for water and other liquids, pumps for liquids: diaphragm, dredging, micrometering, sea water; general laboratory equipment. Established: 1964. Employees: 30. Annual sales: US$3.7 million. Member of business chamber: Florence Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Piazza Ginori 18/19, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy. U.S. firms represented: none. Company exports to European and Asian countries and Japan. Since 1974 Sodi Scientifica has been a regular supplier, among other important public and private entities, of Italian traffic police for vehicle speed- measuring devices. It has received from Ministry of Interior another order to supply Italian traffic police with portable weighing scales for trucks.

Post remarks: Sodi Scientifica is a well known, well established, reputable company. A good contact for U.S. firms. Post contact: Agola.

Contact: Paolo Sodi, Managing Director, via Poliziano 20, 50040 Settimello di Calenzano, Florence, Italy. Tel: 39 55 887 3317. Fax: 39 55 887 3140.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Florence, PSC 59 Box F, APO AE 09624. Refer to: P0023.

Italy - Direct Sale to End-User

8465 Aluminum-plastic compound plate

production facilities assembling line

Product data: Specifications/technical data: NA. Quantity: 1 set. U.S. dollar value: make offer. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: manufacturers or dealers. Language: Chinese or English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: delivery time, price. Primary buying factor: quality, reasonable price.

Company data: State owned. Established: 1988. Employees: 168. Annual sales: US$50 million. Member of business chamber: yes. Bank ref: Bank of Chinas, Shao King branch.

Post remarks: To evaluate effectiveness of trade opportunity program in China, embassy would appreciate being informed by U.S. company of their responses to this notice. Post contact: Chan.

Contact: Chen Bo, Manager, Shaoxing I/E Corp., 16 Sheng Li Lu, Shao King City, Zhejiang Province, China. Tel: 0575 514 4812/512 6938. Fax: 0575 514 7888.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Beijing, PSC 461 Box 50, APO AP 96521. Refer to: T0013.

China - Direct Sale for Resale

880220 Used aircraft

Product data: Three used Boeing aircraft 707 or 727, or equivalent from McDonnell Douglas, to be used for cargo and passenger charter. Specification/ technical data: aircraft should be in good condition with new engine suitable for flying until 2002. Quantity: three at present. U.S. dollar value: US$24 million. Purchase needed: October 1995. Payment: confirmed letter of credit. Shipping: NA. Service contract needed: no.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/any fast delivery system such as (DHL) and telephone. Information desired: availability, location of existing aircraft in order to examine it together with information and official papers. Primary buying factor: price, condition of aircraft. Intent to buy: after inspection. Type of buying: direct


Company data: Private travel agency. Established: 1964. Employees: 450. Annual sales, U.S. firms represented: NA. Member of business chamber: yes. Bank ref: National Bank of Egypt, Main branch; Societe General, Talaat Harb Street, Cairo; Egyptian Gulf Bank, Kasr el Aini Street, Cairo; Egyptian Arab African Bank, Garden City, Cairo. Sales territory: flying service from and to Egypt

from European, Arab countries and U.S. Number of sales agents: NA.

Post remarks: Company has a branch office in U.S. under name: Nabila Tours and Cruises, 605 Market St., Suite 1310, San Francisco, Calif, tel: 415 979 0160, fax: 415 979 0163. In U.S. companies may contact Omar Zaher, Vice President, and in Cairo they can contact either Mr. el Naggar or his assistant Mohsen Baraka. Naggar Travel is among many of old and reliable travel agencies in Cairo. Mr. el Naggar is also one of owners of El Nabila Hotel in Mohandessin, Dokki, Cairo. Financing of this transaction is expected to be through his accounts in mentioned banks. Post contact: Hammam Nasr Hull.

Contact: Adel Aziz el Naggar, Naggar Travel Group, 32 Sabri Abu Allam St., Cairo, Egypt. Tel: 20 2 392 2946/2855/393 3566. Fax: 20 2 392 9492/393 9000.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Cairo, Unit 64900 Box 11, APO AE 09839 4900. Refer to: P0022.

Egypt - Direct Sale to End-User

9028200 Liquid meters

Product data: Water flow meters for utility water supply systems. Specifications/technical data: residential water flow meters. Quantity: 50,000 sets. U.S. dollar value: US$25,000. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: negotiable. Shipping: fob Laredo, Texas. Service contract: no. For resale.

Response data: From manufacturers only: agency acceptable. Language: English/ Spanish. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: product line, specifications, prices, delivery time. Primary buying factor: quality, price, credit conditions, delivery time. Immediate purchase. Regular/long-term supplier relationship.

Company data: Private distributor. Established: 1994. Employees: 10. Annual sales: under $1 million. Member of business chamber: Canaco (Monterrey Chamber of Commerce). Bank ref: Fianzas Mexico SA de CV. U.S. firms represented: NA. Sales territory: throughout Mexico. Post contact/prepared by: Rodolfo Lozada.

Contact: Gilberto Palomares Carbajal/Owner, Jaime Rene Quintanilla/Owner, Distribuciones yes. Materiales North America SA, General Trevino 1205 Pte., Centro, Monterrey, N.L. 64000, Mexico. Tel: 011 528 374 0028/372 8227. Fax: 011 528 374 0028.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Secton (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Monterrey, Box 3098, Laredo, Texas 78044-3098. Refer to: T65.

Mexico - Direct Sale for Resale