Metal, Mineral Resources and Energy Unit The Metal, Mineral Resources and Energy Unit is engaged in the import, export, domestic and offshore trade of vari- ous non-ferrous metals and ferrous materials and miner- als. While its main activities are trading and distribution, it is intensely involved in a variety of high-technology related businesses and venture projects for the compound semiconductor industry. The Unit has three offices strategi- cally positioned in NewYork, Detroit and in Santa Clara, California to oversee its businesses, ensuring reliability and flawless service to all its customers. It anticipates further expanding its trade and distribution of existing products, such as copper and aluminum products. In addition, it
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expects to realize some promising venture projects related to the high-technology industry.
The NewYork Metals Department specializes in copper tubing for air conditioners, copper strip for submarine ca- ble and cellular base stations, Gallium Arsenide substrates and epi-substrates, Japanese electrical parts and material used for highly technical industries, import and export of aluminum and copper products, trading of aluminum, power and communication cables and wires, and venture funding focusing on the high-technology related industry.
The Detroit Metals Department specializes in aluminum wire rod for the steel industry, aluminum products for the automotive industry, import of aluminum foil, metal- lic powders for sintered automotive parts, import of hot briquetted iron (HBI) and alternative irons for the steel industry, and import of Supper Alloy (Low Carbon Ferro Chrome).
The Silicon Valley Electronic Specialty Products Depart- ment specializes in aluminum and glass substrate for hard disc drives (HDDs), polishing pad and slurry for hard disc and semiconductor wafer, compound semiconductor template including Gallium Nitride and Aluminum Nitiride, LEDs for 370nm to 1550nm wavelengths, and laser inspec- tion machines and screen printing machines for HDD and semiconductor applications.