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Advanced Technology Pallets

Company Summary

A.T.P.-Advanced Technology Pallets (ATP) a Nevada Corporation was formed to create a joint venture with the participation of the new investors and the current owners: RST Manufacturing LLC and Elie Banensohn, ATP’s Vice President.

ATP will manufacture and market worldwide the RST-PAL Pallet, made from a patent protected new material that includes the use of recycled scrap tire rubber. The pallet will be an affordable alternative to the high cost of purchasing, repairing, replacing, and discarding wooden pallets. Pallet users purchasing RST-PAL pallets will realize substantial savings in their pallet costs.

ATP is a new entity with RST Manufacturing LLC, becoming a shareholder. RST Manufacturing has invested in excess of $1 million to date, to complete research and development, prototypes, and pre-production marketing of the pallets. Plant property in Stamford, Texas, initial machinery, materials and supplies were purchased to bring the project to where it is today so that we can move into production and marketing of the RST-PAL Pallets through ATP. RST will transfer all assets to ATP. These efforts include the issuance of USPTO #08/680,476 in July 2002, a Utility Patent that will protect the unique material, and the product, RST-PAL Pallets.

All patent rights to manufacture and market the RST-PAL Pallets worldwide, are assigned in perpetuity to ATP by the inventor and ATP’s president, Dan Radke.

The Company’s was formed as a Standard C Corporation under the laws of the State of Nevada. The principal offices are presently located in Las Vegas, NV.

2.1 Company Ownership

Upon completion of the offering ATP a Nevada Corporation, will be owned by:

  • RST Manufacturing, LLC – 50%,
  • ATP’s  V.P.- Elie Banensohn – 15%,
  • The new investors (up to) – 35%

ATP is offering 35% of its shares to raise $6 million as additional capital needed for starting the first plant (with two production lines), in Stamford, Texas. ATP National Headquarters is in Las Vegas, Nevada and sales representatives will be positioned in targeted marketing areas.

The majority owner of RST Manufacturing LLC, is the inventor of the new material and the RST-PAL pallet, Mr. Dan R. Radke,  the President of ATP.

The inventor, Dan Radke, has assigned all patent rights to ATP to manufacture and market the RST-PAL pallets worldwide in perpetuity.

2.2 Start-up Summary

The following summary table shows the projected start-up costs during the seven months needed to get into production. It includes the supply of specific machinery and equipment needed for the production lines. The start-up costs are to be financed by the money raised through this Private Placement Memorandum Offer.

The funds sought for opening the plant with two production lines is $6 million with projected net profits, in the first year of over $7 million. Alternatively, as a minimum plan, we could open with one line of production with funds of $4 million. In this case, the projected net profit, in the first year is over $3 million. In either case, about $750,000 will be available as working capital for the first six months of operations (after the plant is in production).

Management expects to begin production in approximately 180-200 days from funding as detailed in the Start-Up table.

Long-term Assets
Equipment and Machinery $3,827,800
Plant Improvements $200,000
LV Truck $3,000
Plant Vehicle $2,400
Total Equipment and Plant $4,033,200
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Start-up Expenses
Legal $37,000
Fees & Commissions $720,000
Management (2) $117,300
Employee Salaries (office, plant, sales) $51,500
Consultants (up to 5) $57,000
Accounting $7,500
Travel (airfare/rentals/hotels, etc.) $75,000
Office supply & equipment $15,000
Insurance $7,500
Telephone $4,100
House Rental $3,000
Plant Utilities $4,000
Marketing $45,000
Expensed Office Equipment $15,000
Other (incl. overseas) $54,000
Total Start-up Expenses $1,212,900
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $753,900
Start-up Inventory $0
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $4,033,200
Total Assets $4,787,100
Total Requirements $6,000,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $1,212,900
Start-up Assets to Fund $4,787,100
Total Funding Required $6,000,000
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $4,033,200
Cash Requirements from Start-up $753,900
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $753,900
Total Assets $4,787,100
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $0
Planned Investment
P.P.M. Offering $6,000,000
Investor 2 $0
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $6,000,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($1,212,900)
Total Capital $4,787,100
Total Capital and Liabilities $4,787,100
Total Funding $6,000,000