Roll-A-Ramp, West Fargo, has re-established the portable ramp market in S Korea. The company had previously signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Tong-IL Korea in 2008, as part of a Gold Key Trade Mission through the US Commercial Service. Heather Ranck, Trade Specialist with the USCS help to locate the Korean medical equipment business.
After business faltered in 2010, a strategic plan was developed to re-start the growing market there. Greg Moll, Global Business Mgr, flew to Seoul recently to meet with company officials and finalize the deal. Mr. Jiwon Kim, International Business Development, North Dakota Trade Office, was also instrumental, visiting them on behalf of Roll-A-Ramp several times. Also assisting was Tim Capouch, General Mgr, Jill Giesler, Sales Assistant, and Sam Heth, Logistics. Roll-A-Ramp is owned by Tom Kenville.