Shawa Enterprises have sold industrial and commercial
projects that have been developed and matured over the years. These projects were
joint ventures with other partners who were leaders and specialists in their fields.
below are some examples of such ventures:
International is a development company that was formed in 1997 to develop, own,
and operate cold storage facilities, tissue culture laboratories, and power generation
plants in Central and South America, and in the Middle East.
is worked with governmental agencies, and commercial banks on the above projects,
PDG Canada was one of the consultants on the projects.
The company's projects
Cold storage facility.
Produce packaging and distribution
Tissue Culture laboratory.
Cold storage facility.
Electrical Power generation
Cold storage facility.
The company is also affiliated
with a Montreal based subsidiary, Pac Frais Foods Corp., which owns a food processing
plant and a produce distribution center.
The company is a joint venture
between Shawa Enterprises, Trycana Development Inc., and Minten-Grove Corp., all
of Montreal, Quebec.
Minten-grove Corp., through operating subsidiaries,
is Quebec's largest importer of fresh fruits and vegetables and the owner of the
largest terminal at Marche Centrale, Montreal's central produce market. The company
is a 75 years old quality name in the produce business, with the highest reputation,
a 30% market share in Quebec, and annual sales of CDN $ 65 million. It is affiliated
with a European company, Coosemans Worldwide, and owns produce distribution facilities
in 30 cities around the world.
The company has investments and holdings
in real estate and computer components distribution, one of its subsidiaries;
GB Micro Electronics Inc.; is a partner with our group in an international venture.
Micro International Corp.
GB Micro International is a partnership
between Shawa Enterprises, Trycana Development, and GB Micro Electronics Inc.
(a subsidiary of Minten-grove Corp.), all of Montreal, Quebec.
company is developed a personal computer assembly plant in Morocco's free trade
zone. The zone allows all products built in it to be sold duty free and quota
free in the European community's member states. The product will also be sold
in neighboring African countries.
The computers is assembled under the Signature
brand name, and sold either through distributors' network, or the company's web
site. The finished product will include a software package, warranty, and an optional
financing or leasing plan offered in partnership with local financial institutions.
facility will also include a large distribution center, and a service center,
which will be replicas of GB Micro's Canadian centers.
Phase two of the
project includes building a software development center, to benefit from the large
pool of available local talent, which is fluent in three languages: Arabic, French,
and Spanish. This will allow the company to cater to a large and diversified client
The Moroccan joint venture is in partnership with United Projects
Ltd., of Rabat, Morocco.
GB Micro is Canada's largest computer memory distributor,
with annual sales of $ 140 million, and facilities in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa,
Calgary, and Vancouver. The company is a subsidiary of Minten-grove Corp.
(Freed & Freed, Shawa, Trycana
This is a development company established in 1999
to develop textiles production plants in Jordan and Palestine, marketing offices
in New York and Montreal, and possibly factory retail outlets in Canada.
company is working with governmental agencies and our PDG Canada consulting division
on developing the two projects overseas. A feasibility study is currently being
The Jordan plant will be built in the Al-Hassan free zone industrial
park located near the City of Irbid, 40 km north of Amman. The industrial park
enjoys a free quota and full custom duty exemption on exports to the United States.
The Palestinian plant's location has not been selected yet, and could be in
Gaza or the West Bank. The Palestinian territories enjoy full quota and custom
duty exemption in Canada.
The two plants with their exempt status with the
U.S. and Canada will give F.F.S.T. Garments a solid advantage on the other textiles
importers and manufacturers.
The Middle Eastern partner in Palestine and
Jordan is AD TAL Textiles Ltd., a well-established textile producer with plants
in Palestine, Israel, and Jordan with 400 employees.
The plants produce close
to 900,000 pieces of clothing per month. The company also produces clothing under
contract for numerous international buyers such as; J C Penny, Calvin Klein, Victoria
Secret, and many other well known Western brands.
The Canadian group includes
Shawa Enterprises, Trycana Development, and Freed & Freed International Ltd.
of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Freed & Freed is a well-established worldwide
designer and producer of high-end clothing. The company produces textiles literally
around the World on all continents, using a network of owned plants, joint ventures,
and plants under contracts. It was established in 1921.
The company's plants
in Canada produces men & women garments, suits, outer ware, and lingerie,
Its plants also produces combat and non-combat uniforms for the Canadian military.
With Annual sales of $ 50 million, and brand names like London Fog, Pacific
Trail, and others, the company is considered a major player in the market.
is also the licensee in Canada for Pierre Cardine fashions among others.
Enterprises and Freed & Freed have cooperated jointly in the past were they
produced high end men coats in a contracted textiles plant in Gaza, using Italian
fabrics, and destined to the Canadian Market.
Montreal based company formed in the eighties as a partnership between Shawa Enterprises,
The Marine Group, and Trycana Development, all of Montreal, Quebec.
company is a private investment entity, it invested in projects in North America,
Europe, and the Middle East, including real estate, food services, and industrial
The Marine Group is a Montreal based investor, real estate owner,
and developer, the group owns properties in Canada, the U.S., and Europe, and
interests in several operating businesses in the food services, natural resources,
Trycana Development is a Montreal based investment company that
invests in industrial, agricultural, and real estate projects.