Joint Venture Extends U.S. Supply Expertise to China
Two Minnesota Suppliers Support U.S. Customer Operations in Asia
October 25, 2005
Two Minnesota companies have formed an innovative joint venture to supply the component product needs of select U.S. companies with China-based operations. The Dygert Patton Seal and Fastener Ware (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (DPSFW), has established operations in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone in the Pudong district of Shanghai to support customers with design and technical assistance, global supply chain integrity and customer service programs.
The principal investor in DPSFW, established in 2005, is American Supply in Asia, LLC (ASIA), a joint venture of Minnesota-based industrial distributors RT/Dygert International and Patton Industrial Products. Both companies are recognized for value-added services such as special marking, kitting, bagging and packaging options, JIT, VMI, ...