ARC specialises in the manufacturing and distribution of building materials. The company prides itself as being one of Jamaica's most customers and market-oriented businesses.
Our corporate culture is driven by the Company's mission statement:
To achieve our economic goals by deploying the company's assets, philosophy and human resources, to become the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in Jamaica.
We not only remain committed to achieving this objective, but we are committed to attaining the long-term goal of being the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in the Caribbean and Latin American region.
ARC was incorporated in Jamaica in 1996 as a Limited Liability Company, a small manufacturer of zinc sheeting with a staff complement of five (5). In 1997, ARC acquired Jamaica Steel Reinforcement Company and augmented its manufacturing facilities to include nails, fabric construction, mesh, quarter wire and drawn w ire.
ARC remains the leading manufacturer of nails and the sole manufacturer of binding wire in Jamaica and has effectively competed in this market segment against foreign imports.
ARC further expanded its manufacturing programme in 2010 with the incorporation of ARC Manufacturing Limited as it further supports its vision:
To strive for a strong correlation between economic prosperity and improved social conditions for a contemporary Jamaican Society.
Today the company employs over 200 individuals, a skilled workforce, with over fifty (50) years of experience in the construction, building materials and distributive trade, the majority of whom are residents of the surrounding communities within which we operate.
ARC has not only expanded its staff complement but also its product range and facilities.
The company began the importation of lumber and wood products in 1996 to form ply and one inch lumber. ARC now carries a wide assortment of lumbe r and other building materials to the Jamaican market.
The company's main office, manufacturing and distribution facilities now occupy approximately 18 acres of land situated at 14 Bell Road in the heart of the industrial belt of Kingston. The property spans Bell Road in the West to Development Road in the East and features the following:
Five Manufacturing Plants (Nail, Roofing, Wire, Fabric, Mesh and Lumber Treatment) Warehousing and Distribution hubs Office Buildings
The company also has sales offices, warehouse and distribution hub at 1313-1317, Ironshore Crescent in Montego Bay.
ARC is committed to delivering superior quality products to its customers on time, just in time, all the time! Over the years we have become the leader in our industry for just that: superior products, superior quality, and superior service.
We are committed to ensuring that we are adequately stocked at all times. To achieve this we carry the largest inventory of the prod ucts we offer in Jamaica.
ARC remains committed to exceeding our customers' expectations every time.
Specialty hours Saturday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Montego Bay branch only. Read more......Read less
Design-O Rama Ltd is the industry leader in custom signs. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor sign options. Our broad selection of signs provides numerous options for bot
h temporary and permanent signage that will grow your business and enhance your home. Design-O-Rama Ltd has over 60 years of experience in the signage industry.
There is no better place for affordable, quality and quick sign solutions than Design-O-Rama Ltd. We are dedicated to your needs. Our clients are the focal point of our business. Our Island wide services also include event planning, designing & building event structures and decorating for corporate and private occasions.
As our name suggests, Design-O-Rama Ltd. is your one-stop shop for everything in signs. We offer our customers with a wide-range of advertising and promotional products such as vacuum formed illuminated plastic signs, neon signs, illuminated awnings, full colour vehicle graphics and lots more. Due to our creative yet impactful signs. Read more......Read less
Signtex Limited was founded by Joseph “Fudgie” Duany in 1981 and bases its operations from the major corporate area of New Kingston. Signtex delivers a vast range of outdo
or advertising media, including billboards, tri-media, bus-shelters, road signs (directional, road safety, and crime alert), lollipop street signs, banners, vehicle graphics, lighted displays, wall graphics, engravings and many other products to suit the needs of its customers. Resultant product solutions can be seen throughout Jamaica, whether on the road, at a trade exhibition, sporting event, malls, plazas, office buildings and many other places.
Advertising undoubtedly plays a key role in helping companies and individuals gain exposure with respect to the products and services that they themselves offer. Signtex keenly aims to facilitate customers with effective and high quality advertising media solutions. However, the product solution does not thrive by itself, but is rather a coupling with the service th at is offered. As an intricate core functionality of the business, from its initiation to its continued success, Signtex places great emphasis on providing excellent customer service and stands by the slogan that the “Customer is King!”
We provide our customers with speed and quality. Read more......Read less
Nihon Trucking Limited is a certified used car dealer by the Trade Board Limited and The Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce, with registered office at 45 - 47 Constan
t Spring Road, Kingston 10. Jamaica. We are also member of Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association.
To ensure high quality standards, we buy directly from Japanese Auction Houses. Physical inspections are done before the purchase of the vehicles.
We import all kind of vehicles, mainly from Japan. But our Specialty in trucks is, Freezer Body Trucks, Box Body Trucks, Tipper / Dumper Trucks, Open Body / Flat Bed Trucks, Double Cabin Crew Flat Bed Trucks and Crane Trucks.
We also import high roof vans & buses. Our main import brands are Toyota, Isuzu, Hino, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Honda.
Our well-trained and dedicated staff enables us to build a strong relationship with our customers. We guarantee the best quality vehicles at the most affordable prices. Our staff can advise and help you to choo se the right vehicle. Read more......Read less
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Roderick Gordon, Principal, Gordon McGrath, Attorneys-at-Law Mr. Roderick Gordon has been practicing as an Attorney-at-Law since 1995.
Mr. Gordon has been involved in a number of significant civil litigation cases, including:
(1) The landmark McDonalds trademark dispute lawsuit
(2) Selective Homes v. Ashtrom Building Systems, a construction suit that lasted for more than 12 weeks in the Supreme Court and is reputed to be one of the longest civil trials in the Court's history
(3) Eagle Financial v. Chen Young et ux, a matter that spanned 7 years, and is currently on appeal
Mr. Gordon has appeared in every Anti-dumping investigation and Jamaica's first Safeguard case, either representing the Importer or foreign producer. In that regard, he has represented FERSAN, the largest fertilizer producer in the Dominican Republic, and the Ministry of Commerce and Fair Trade, by the Peoples' Republic of China.
Mr. Gordon was a Director of the Jamaica Cricket Board from 1999 to 2008, and was then the Board's primary Legal Advisor. Mr. Gordon has also had extensive experience in the field of Sport law and related contract negotiations. He has served as Chairman of the Contracts Committee of the Jamaica Cricket Association, as was responsible for the negotiations that ushered into the presence of the Mound, as well as KFC and other concessions into Sabina Park. He was also the marketing liaison to the West Indies Cricket Board for 4 years in Jamaica.
He has represented cricketers, footballers and companies in various negotiations and capacities. He is currently a Director of Kinetic Sport Management.
In the field of Entertainment law, Mr. Gordon has acted for a number of artists and companies, including Sonic Sounds, Harry Toddler, Beenie Man, True Blue, Kimani Robinson/RETV, BET, Mrs. Rita Marley and Chris Blackwell. He has also been involved in the developing film industry, a founding director of the Flashpoint Film Festival, as wel l as playing a commercial role in the Goldeneye Film Festival. Mr. Gordon is also currently a member of the Visual and Performing Arts Cluster, under the PSDP/ Jamaica Trade & Invest.
He has also been a member of the Trade Policy Committee of the PSOJ. In this capacity, he has represented Jamaica and CARICOM on 2 occasions at the Americas Business Forum in Ecuador and the United States, in the Dispute Settlement Negotiating Group. He was also part of the regional group examining the new role of the CAIC given the onerous trade negotiations faced by the Region.
GORDON McGrath, as the modern expression of the finest traditions of the Jamaican Bar, focuses on providing legal solutions to clients' various legal problems, from commonplace to complex, combining fresh thinking with legal talent and expertise, buttressed by the use of technology. GORDON McGrath is poised to be a leading law firm in Jamaica and ultimately the wider Caribbean.
Lead by its principal, Roderick Gordon, it aggressively pursues and defends the interests of its clientele in all its areas of practice, and takes its goal of providing timely legal solutions seriously.
GORDON McGrath maintains its standards of excellence as it meets- and in many cases exceeds- its clients' expectations. Its corporate goal is to provide each client with the distinguished performance, he or she deserves, and to consistently uphold its standards of integrity, sound judgment, confidentiality and professional conduct. Its proven ability to deliver consistently good representation is the competitive edge that is one of its keys to success. Read more......Read less
Overview of the Jamaica Stock Exchange
The Jamaica Stock Exchange ( JSE ) is an august institution which was incorporated in 1968 and started operation in 1969. The JSE started its operation at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) building and moved to its present building situated at 40 Harbour Street in 1998. The JSE's principal mandate is the mobilization of capital to facilitate the growth and development of companies and by extension the economy.
The JSE Group has evolved over time into a strong and reputable business.
There were four founding members:
Mr. Willard Samms - Annett & Company Limited
Mr. Raglan I. Golding - Capital Market Services (Ja) Ltd.
Mr. Edward E. Gayle - Edward Gayle & Company Ltd.
Mr. Anthony Lloyd - Pitfield McKay Ross & Co Ltd.
To contribute to the growth and development of the countries in which we operate by facilitating the mobilization, exchange and expansion of capital while providing a return o n equity that is acceptable to our shareholders.
To promote the orderly and transparent development of the stock market and the stock exchange in Jamaica. To ensure that the stock market and its broker members operate at the highest standards practicable To develop, apply and enforce the rules designed to ensure public confidence in the stock market and its broker members To provide facilities for the transaction of stock market business To conduct research, disseminate relevant information and maintain local and international relationships which can enhance the development of the Jamaica stock market.
The Basic Functions of the Stock Exchange
To provide an additional channel for encouraging and mobilizing domestic savings
To foster the growth of the domestic financial services sector
To provide savers with greater opportunities to protect themselves against inflation
To increase the overall efficiency of investment
To facilitate priva tization
To improve the gearing of the domestic corporate sector and help reduce corporate dependence on borrowing.
Stock trading is restricted to Broker-members who trade both as agents and as principals. In the latter capacity, certain restrictions apply to transactions between a Broker and his own client.
The Exchange is governed by a Board of Directors, which has the following composition:
The Governor of the Central Bank (Bank of Jamaica) or his nominee
A representative of the Ministry of Finance
Three persons other than shareholders
Up to ten shareholders representing members.
The JSE Group provides a wide range of services to the market. The primary services of the JSE Group are:
The trading of securities on its Markets, (Main, Junior, Bond and the US Denominated Market)
Creation of accounts in the Jamaica Central Securities Depository (JCSD)
Pledging of securities registered in the JCSD
Inter-CSD movements between Regional CSD ’s Settlement of trades through the JCSD
and Registrar Services
The JSE Group offers secondary services, these are:
Annual Investments and Capital Markets Conference
The Best Practices Awards
The National Investor Education Week
Market Research Competition
Training and Education
Stock Market Game
ISIN Issuing Agency
What is Online Trading?
Online trading simply refers to buying and selling of securities via the Internet.
The Jamaica Stock Exchange Online Trading Platform gives investors to trade directly securities listed on the Exchange. Read more......Read less
Deans Motor Sales Limited is a Certified USED/NEW Car Dealer which is registered with the Companies office of Jamaica, the Ministry of Industry,Investment & Commerce and Trade
Board Limited. It was established in 2006 and is managed by Mr. Richard Brown.
At Deans Motor Sales, we cover all concessions, however in order to get the correct pricing clients are required to present a letter from the respective government entity outlining the terms of the concession.
Please contact our sales office for additional details.
* 20% concession
* Public Passenger concession
* GCT concessions
* Farmers concessions
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