The Arab Industrial Company (AIC)

The Arab Industrial Company (AIC) was incorporated in 1970 as producer of cleaning products. A group of enthusiastic friends founded AIC to serve the Palestinian market with cleaning products of good quality and affordable prices. AIC has grown to become the leading cleaning and chemical solution provider in Palestine. The company carries a complete range of premium quality cleaning solutions, from simple household cloths and sponges to industrial and institutional chemical products, with special focus on hygiene solutions. AIC was the first Palestinian manufacturing company to receive the ISO14001 in environmental management. Currently, the company offers wide range of products both in the local and international markets. AIC produces Star FMCG, Star elements, Star pro, private label and Dead Sea products. AIC seeks to enter the American Market with its Dead Sea products.

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Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans

Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans (BFTA) is a fair trade organization that promotes and sells handicrafts that are created by Palestinian artisans. These handicrafts celebrate Palestinian culture and tradition in olive wood, embroidery, mother of pearl, olive oil soap, felt wool and recycled products. BFTA provides major support for 53 family-owned olive wood workshops, ceramics and blown glass factories, 50 women’s cooperatives and groups working with embroidery, recycled glass, basket weaving and jewelry making and five disabled groups making felt wool products and recycled cards.

BFTA seeks to go beyond fair trade outlets with their high quality handmade products by partnering with USA businesses that market similar products. They are also interested in providing products that are designed to meet the specific needs of American consumers. Their product categories include olive wood, ceramics, embroidery, felt wool, recycled glass and paper as well as silver jewelry. More Info...

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Native Naseej

Native Naseej is a startup established by two young Jerusalemites who share the belief that Palestinian Kilims have a space to fill in every home, offering unmatched beauty and charm. All the carpets are one-of-a-kind, handspun, hand-woven produced from 100% natural wool. At present, all sales go through shops in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Israel with the prospect of expanding their market-base on a wider global scale via electronic retailing. Native Naseej is seeking to export their products to US retailers. In addition, Naseej is looking for experts’ advice in raising the quality of the wool used, new designs and new ideas in order to appeal to the US market, and produce products that match the clients’ tastes.

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Unit One

Unit One earned the award of the Palestinian Exporter of the year for the IT sector in 2015. Their services include enterprise software development (website development, web or desktop applications, mobile applications, other systems for connecting clients to target markets), business process outsourcing (data entry, content creation, translation, call centers), branding and identity (enhancing brand image through logo designs, stationary and promotional materials) and online presence (web design, search engine optimization, social media management). They are seeking opportunities to develop new clients in the USA that will use their services. They seek to improve the Palestinian economy and lower the 55.5% unemployment rate which was registered in the second quarter of 2014. Please email Kais Salhut to explore a business relationship with Unit One.

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ASAL Technologies

Founded in 2000, ASAL Technologies is one of the leading IT services outsourcing companies in the Middle East and North Africa region. Their 120+ software engineers enroll in educational programs and clients assess their engineers as having up-to-date skill sets. The company has a wide spectrum of projects with international companies in such sectors as banking, health care, telecommunications and government. They partner with many international corporations such as Microsoft, Cisco, Intel, Mellanox Technologies, LivePerson and Project Sage. ASAL is seeking clients in the United States that will utilize their services.

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EagleFlex Abrasives Inc.

EagleFlex Abrasives Inc. has been operating over 20 years as a private company that specializes in the manufacture of cutting and grinding discs for use on iron, stone, stainless steel and other materials in all sizes and specifications. The company products compete with international products in terms of quality and prices. EagleFlex Abrasives Inc. exports more than 72% of its production capacity to neighboring countries such as Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the Arabian Gulf markets as well as Turkey and several European countries. Moreover, EagleFlex Inc. has diversified its business and currently distributes construction products across the West Bank and Gaza. EagleFlex Abrasives is seeking to enter the US markets by exporting the full range of their products. The company wants to market to US companies specializing in building tools, materials and hardware stores.

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EXALT Technologies Ltd.

EXALT Technologies Ltd. is a software development center of excellence with a culture of innovation that is based on openness, empowerment and personal responsibility. Established in 1997, EXALT spearheaded the software outsourcing industry in Palestine with customers such as Siemens, Alcatel Lucent, HP and Cisco. The strength of the organization stems from its ability to traverse the complete development cycle thus turning a product from definition into production. The company offers Customized Software/Applications Development, UI/UX Design, Graphics Design and Validation/ Quality Assurance services. Exalt serves the Israeli and the American market. Exalt is seeking to establish business contracts with clients in the US market.

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Iris Solutions

Iris Solutions is a Palestinian L.L.C., registered in 2010, operating in the field of custom interactive and touch technology. In 2013 Iris ventured firmly into the area of assistive technology. They quickly became the leading provider of sensory environments in Palestine through the provision of innovative solutions catering for socially vulnerable groups. Over the past three years, Iris deployed 21 sensory environments across Palestine. In 2015, Iris delivered a technological breakthrough, via successfully developing a technology that can transform a regular/convention room into a complete sensory environment in a plug-and-play fashion. Currently, there are more than 5,000 children and adults using Iris technology. They seek to develop relationships with research centers, institutions, universities and other stakeholders in the field of health and medical equipment to validate, test and refine their technology. They seek business relationships that will help them export the sensory box to the American market. More Info...

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Nablus Soap Company

Nablus Soap Company is a family business that has manufactured traditional soap for over 400 years. The family is well known in this sector. The company is the only one in the world that is still using Virgin Olive Oil in manufacturing Nabulsi Soap. The company wants to market Nablus soap to the whole world and is investing time and funds to acquire knowledge of the latest innovations and trends that are shaping the markets. They want to keep Nablus soap meeting the needs of the ever-changing tastes and preferences of customers. Nablus soap is made of natural, botanical ingredients with more than 80% virgin olive oil. It contains no preservatives. It is not tested on animals. The soap is 100% biodegradable. It is good for your skin and the environment. The company offers Traditional Natural Soap, Herbal Nablus Soap, Nablus Gel (Liquid) Soap and Arabisc Soap for sensitive skin. They currently market their products across the West Bank, European Union, Israel as well as Asian and Arabic Markets. Nablus Soap Company is seeking to enter the US market and form business relationships for product distribution to suitable niche companies such as retailers that emphasize green products, department stores, hotels and resorts or beauty boutiques. The company wants to brand the Nabulsi soap in the US market as an organic product that provides natural benefits.

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Nour Design and Print Company

Nour Design and Print Company was started as a small offset print house in 1967. They are now a market leader in digital printing and niche packaging products. Their facility is new and spacious. They have a reputation for high quality and on-time delivery. Pharmaceutical companies comprise a significant portion of their packaging business. They seek to enter the American market with high-end Christmas and other seasonal cards that are designed, printed and packed in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ. They want assistance in branding themselves and tailoring the cards to meet the tastes of this new market as well as learning about any specialized new equipment needed to meet the needs of this new market.

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