attapulgite and mica products are supplied directly by its joint
ventures. MinTech's current joint ventures are as follows:
Anhui Mingmei Minerals Co., Ltd.
Anhui Mingmei Minerals Co., Ltd., a joint venture company between
MinTech International, Inc. and Mingguang Attapulgite Clay Material
Factory, was formed in 1998. Anhui Mingmei Minerals Co., Ltd.
mines and manufactures attapulgite products for both domestic
and export markets. The company produces a complete line of attapulgite
gel products and other products. The current export markets are
in fertilizer binding, ceiling tile, molecular sieves, paints
& coatings and in various absorbent applications. Our products
are exported to 17 countries world wide. Domestic consumption
is mainly in ceiling tile, drilling mud, molecular sieves, animal
feed, and fertilizer binding. While Mingmei Minerals Co., Ltd.
manages the production facility and domestic sales; MinTech International,
Inc. is focused on the process technology, quality control, new
product development, and export sales. MinTech is staffed by experienced,
knowledgeable people who specialize in attapulgite and related
minerals. MinTech guarantees that all products meet world class
standards and quality consistency. MinTech has exclusive rights
for all export sales of the products (PalyGelŪ and PalySorbŪ)
from Anhui Mingmei Minerals Co., Ltd.
Mingguang Oilclear Minerals Co., Ltd.
Mingguang Oilclear Minerals Co., Ltd. is another joint venture
company of MinTech in China for specialty attapulgite and attapulgite
related products. MinTech has controlling shares of this joint
venture. The products are sold and applied mainly in oil purification
industry. MinTech initiated this project and developed and designed
both lab and whole process jointly with its partner in China.
MT Mica Co., Ltd.
MT Mica Co., Ltd. is a wet process plant fully invested by MinTech.
This plant is equipped with standard test equipment and unique
process methods. All of our products have same or better quality
than any products from USA at same costs.
Lingshou Mica Company
MinTech works closely with the production plant to modernize the
facility, improve the process technology, and quality control
program. In addition, MinTech has the exclusive right for North
American sales. MinTech has its own employees in the quality control
lab of the production plant and managing and testing export products
for which MinTech has the exclusive rights.