ISHIGAKI COMPANY LTD. HAS OPENED A U.S. OFFICE LOCATED AT MICRONICS, IN PORTSMOUTH, NH

Ishigaki Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan and Micronics, Inc. have entered into a Cooperation and Distribution Agreement in March of 2009

Micronics, Inc. will market the Ishigaki line of equipment. Micronics provides specialized service for pressure filtration applications including filter cloth, polypropylene filter plates, spare parts, refurbishing/updating services. The company is adding additional personnel to provide quick response time for mine start up of pressure filtration equipment. The company also manufactures complimentary equipment and provides filter presses for the Merrill-Crowe Process.

Ishigaki Company Ltd has opened a US office in Portsmouth NH to provide service in North and South America for their automatic filter presses. In addition to locating technicians in the US, ICL will support their products with regular technical service visits from the home factory. Service and support offices have also been established in the Australia and the European markets.

Ishigaki is focusing on gold, silver tailings, copper, nickel, zinc concentrate dewatering where their highly successful Lasta MC models are currently operating.

ICL has designed the world’s largest, fully automatic pressure filter for mine dewatering applications.