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Trade Events In This State
Success Stories for Missouri Businesses
Unico, Inc. of St. Louis, a manufacturer of heating and air conditioning equipment, bid on a project to supply air-conditioning equipment to a 500- bed hospital in Nigeria. However, it was concerned that it might lose the project to an Asian competitor who was applying political pressure to have its own design chosen for the project. Unico successfully sought advocacy support from CS in St. Louis and Lagos, Nigeria, to help "level the playing field," and as a result, won the bid worth $1 million.
Sioux Chief Manufacturing Company (SCM), a maker of plumbing products
and materials from Peculiar, called on the CS Kansas City office for help in
cracking the French market. CS Kansas City and Paris provided a Business
facilitation Service which included counseling on SCM's market potential, a
list of potential customers in France, and a schedule of appointments with
the potential customers. SCM signed a distributor agreement with Atlantis
Group, a French company, which led to sales of $50,000.
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