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ATAS International Hosts International Melting Pot Event in Allentown, PA

10/11/2016
Flags-International-Melting-Pot-Event-at-ATAS.jpgAllentown, PA, October 11, 2016 – On September 21st, ATAS International welcomed guests from several countries to the ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA.  The guests, all of whom are ATAS product distributors, gathered for education sessions, a plant tour, and information exchanges.  ATAS continues to grow their export business and develop relationships with distributors throughout the world.


Joao DaCosta, Director of International Business Development for ATAS, stated, “We were pleased to receive our international distributors for this second biennial meeting.  The four day event was full of collaborative ideas and enthusiastic networking.  Our guests shared their business experience with ATAS and each other, and all left with many new and renewed global relationships.”
 
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DaCosta, who is also a professor of international business and global supply chain at Baruch College of The City University of New York (CUNY) in New York City, sees the Greater Lehigh Valley area as a strategic location for the manufacturing industry and for continued growth in the exporting of products.


Appearing in the photo, from left to right:  Jim Bus, Executive Vice President of ATAS; Stew Ahman, Caribbean distributor; Dick Bus, President of ATAS; Shirley and Luke Martin, CountryTowne of Canada; Margaret and Abe Fehr, Western Metal Roofing of Canada; Stephane D’Anjou, 3R Tiles of Canada; Jonathan Ayotte, Trigo Energies of Canada; Christian Cartagena, Zigma of Chile; Claude Garand, 3R Tiles of Canada; Erick Perez, EP Group of Colombia; Carmen Gajardo, Zigma of Chile; Joao DaCosta, Director of International Business Development for ATAS; and Valentina Cartagena, Zigma of Chile.