possible supplier of chemicals in India

Discussion in 'Darkroom Developing and Printing' started by Lloydat, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Lloydat

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    November 10, 2009, from Lloyd Erlick,

    I received this email today, presumably
    because they have been searching websites
    that mention photo chemicals.

    I have never dealt with this company, and
    have no interest beyond informational.





    Kind Attn.: Purchase Manager
     
    Dear Sir,
     
    We are manufacturer and exporter of below
    chemicals :
     
    Ammonium Sulphite Solution
    Ammonium Bisulphite Solution
    Ammonium Thiosulphate Solution
     
    Sodium Thiosulphate Anhydrous
    Sodium Thiosulphate Crystal
    Sodium Formaldehyde Bisulphite
    Sodium Acetate Anhydrous
    Sodium Carbonate Anhydrous
    Sodium Metabisulphite
    Sodium Bisulphite
     
    Potassium Sulphite Solution
    Potassium Metabisulphite
     
    Kindly let us know if we can supply any of
    above products to your most reputed company.
     
    Thanking you with regards,
     
    Rahul Madan Shimpi
    (Export Executive)
     
    SHAKTI CHEMICALS
    (An ISO 9001:2000 certified company)
     
    At.Baska, Halol Baroda Road,
    Gujarat, INDIA.
    Tel.: 00.91.2676.247227
    Fax : 00.91.2676.247355
    Cell No. : 00.91.98250.43369
    Visit us on www.shaktichemicals.com /
    www.indiamart.com/shaktichemicals /
    www.shaktichemicals.co.in
     
    MSN IM:
    Skype IM : Shaktichemicals
     

    www.shaktichemicals.com
    " Manufacturer of Photographic and Oilfield
    chemicals since 1983 "
     
    Lloydat, Nov 10, 2009
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  2. Company looks legit enough. I seriously doubt, however, that you're
    going to be able to buy small, convenient packages of photo chemicals
    from them. They're an industrial supply operation. (I wonder what the
    smallest amount is that they would sell: 55-gallon barrels? and if
    perhaps a bunch of folks could band together to make up an order.)

    Also curious what the relationship is between photo chemicals and
    oil-field chemicals.
     
    David Nebenzahl, Nov 10, 2009
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  3. Also, how would you manage the paperwork to get it through customs?
     
    Jean-David Beyer, Nov 11, 2009
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  4. Good question. Presumably someone (the importer) would need to have the
    proper licenses and such. Lotsa paperwork, but it's probably possible.
    (I have worked with people trying to get stuff through customs, and it
    can be a bitch. You definitely need a broker or agent, and a good one at
    that.)
     
    David Nebenzahl, Nov 11, 2009
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  5. Well, as I said, it *might* make sense to buy chemicals in bulk if
    several people set up some kind of buying club to pool their needs, but
    it would require a lot of coordination to make it happen.
     
    David Nebenzahl, Nov 13, 2009
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