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Success Stories for Alabama Businesses
Quality Valve Inc. of Mobile, was looking to expand its presence overseas and contacted the CS Birmingham office for assistance. The company was recruited to participate in a trade mission to South Africa, co-sponsored by CS Tallahassee, the Alabama Development Office, and Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. During the mission, CS staff in Tallahassee and Johannesburg, South Africa, counseled the firm on the South African market, and organized a Gold Key matchmaking service that enabled Quality Valve to secure South African distributors and make an initial sale of more than $233,000.
GameTime of Ft. Payne, was ready to grow its presence in the European market and contacted the CS Birmingham office for assistance. CS staff conducted market research and determined that Italy was the most promising market. Accordingly, CS Milan arranged a Gold Key matchmaking service for GameTime in Italy that led to a distributor agreement with the Italian company, Elbi S.p.A., and a sale valued at $105,000.
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