CS Office in this State
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Trade Events In This State
Success Stories for Maine Businesses
Packgen of Auburn manufactures containers for oil refineries and petrochemical plants. Packgen's representative, Global Import-Export Solutions, contacted the CS Portland office for assistance in boosting its sales in Latin America. CS Portland, together with CS Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil, arranged a Gold Key matchmaking service for Packgen in Brazil, where it met a Brazilian partner. CS also helped Packgen secure a supplier's registration with the national oil company, Petrobras. As a result of CS assistance, Packgen made an $800,000 sale to Replan, a Brazilian oil refinery.
Falcon Performance Footware of Lewiston, a manufacturer of premium
safety boots, sought to enter the Canadian market and appoint a Canadian
distributor. Falcon connected with CS Vancouver office staff at the
MinExpo Trade Show, and signed on to a State of Maine Trade Mission to
Vancouver managed by CS Maine and Vancouver. Utilizing the CS Gold
Key matchmaking service, Falcon met a Canadian partner and received CS
briefings on Canada's industrial footwear market – enabling Falcon to sign
a distributorship agreement and make $27,000 in initial sales to Canada.
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