New Zealand companies report recent U.S. sales

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Glasshape Limited Specialist Glass Products, the manufacturer of DuraShield superyacht and marine glass, said DuraShield Marine sales in the United States rose 18 percent in the last four months.

DuraShield Marine sales to date are up 42 percent this year, compared with last year, the New Zealand company said. Specific sales numbers were not released.

Glasshape makes glass products for the architectural, construction, security, automotive and marine industries. Company sales have increased by 39 percent a year since 2007, Glasshape said.

"We are very pleased with our performance, especially in these challenging economic times," said Andrew Forrest, sales director at Glasshape, in a statement. "The U.S. market represents 33 percent of DuraShield Marine total sales, and we see great potential to grow our market share in the next six to 12 months. We believe that our success stems from our commitment to meeting our customers' justifiably high expectations."

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Another New Zealand-based company - HamiltonJet - announced today that it has sold 60 units of its new HT series of waterjets since the first model was introduced less than two years ago.

In the United States a large patrol boat under construction will feature twin HT1000s. HamiltonJet also secured orders for 16 HT900s for four fast supply vessels, which will enter service in the oil industry.

"We are very pleased to see that the vast amount of in-house dedicated research and development efforts are paying dividends in the market," said Mike Shearer, global sales and marketing manager, in a statement. "Improved hydrodynamic design, maximized maneuverability and reduced life-cycle costs have played a pivotal role in the success of the HT range."

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