Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Pamp Suisse

It is recommended that you read this write up about the Pamp Suisse and what they do before you undertake any dealings with them.

In all transactions with gold or any other precious metal with any gold dealer, it is wise to do your own due diligence and find out as much about them as possible.

Who are Pamp Suisse
Pamp (Produits Artistiques de. Métaux Précieux SA ) Suisse is a private company independent and not subject to government influences.

The Swiss company was founded in Chiasso in 1977, and refines around 400 metric tonnes of gold each year. It is primarily known as a major producer of gold monetary bars, sold throughout the world. Mehdi Barkhordar, is the. managing director and also GoldAvenue CEO. Marwan Shakarchi, is the PAMP chairman

PAMP also produces a broad choice of specialised products in solid gold. These include coins, medals, jewellery and, since 1994, an exclusive collection of solid gold watches, assembled in PAMP's own watch manufacturing facilities

Their website and also under the url were first online in dec 2000.

Pamp Suisse are based at PAMP SA CH-6874 Castel San Pietro, Switzerland.

Pamp Suisse Products

In conjunction with AngloGold Ashanti and GoldAdvance, Pamp produces and markets primarily the famous Pamp Suisse silver bars and Pamp Suisse gold bars. This includes from 400-ounce bars down to kilo-bars, to 100-gram bars and even smaller Pamp Swiss gold bar Pamp Swiss silver bars as well as gold and silver coins.

AngloGold Ashanti, one of the world's leading gold producers, has a portfolio of long-life, relatively low-cost assets with a variety of ore body types in key gold-producing regions around the world. They provide the gold for Pamp Swiss gold bars and Pamp Swizz silver bars as well as other gold and silver bullion products.

Today, PAMP controls more than half of the world market for gold bullion bars weighing less than 50-grams. Also produces a wide range of karat gold alloys for the fine jewelry industry. Wires, plates, rods, strips and of course, grains, are readily available. Any gold alloy can be manufactured upon request.

PAMP is particularly well known for the introduction of a wide variety of decorative designs on the reverse side of its ingots, also known as 'small bars.'

PAMP offers a comprehensive range of gold bullion bars - refined up to 999.9, or even 999.99 purities - and available from 400-ounce (12.5-kgs, accepted as 'Good Delivery' in all major markets worldwide) through to kilo, ten-tola, 100-grams and tael bars. Sizes and purities of bars are matched to the special requirements of regional markets, fabricators or end users.

Of the platinum group metals, PAMP provides 'Good Delivery' bars of platinum and palladium in one- to six-kilogram weights, refined to 999.5 purities, from dedicated state-of-the-art facilities.

All bars are subjected to rigorous inspections and weighing before packing and dispatch, as would be expected of the world's perfectionist in precious metals.

PAMP employs only sworn assayers of precious metals, who work in accordance with the “Swiss Precious Metals Control Law”.

PAMP's assay laboratory is, in addition, certified as conforming to the general competency requirements to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling, of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO / IEC '17025 : 2005' Accredited).

PAMP also stands as one of only five 'Approved Good Delivery Referees' of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), responsible for the testing of samples, the provision of reference samples, and other functions in support of the 'Good Delivery' system.

Buying from Pamp Suisse
Pamp offer a complete production and global delivery service and a customer can buy Pamp Suisse Gold Bars and Pamp Suisse Silver Bars from Pamp directly or from their retail outlet, GoldAdvance.

A customer can also, if desired, hedge their price in the market via the use of PAMP's sister company, MKS Finance. In addition Metal Deposit Account services are also available.

Given its large production capacity and highly automated processes, PAMP can provide a rapid availability even in the most hectic markets due, in part to the in- house development of original equipment for casting bars, including a continuous casting line for ten-tola bars (3.75-ounces) and 100-gram bars

All varieties of Pamp Suisse
Pamp Suisse gold bars, Pamp Credit-Suisse gold bars, Pamp Suisse and Credit-Suisse silver bars are available along with additional gold and silver products. For example:
Pamp swiss gold bullion from 5 grams up to London Good Bars
Pamp swiss silver bullion from 5 grams up to the large bars
Pamp swiss gold coins
Pamp swiss silver coins
Couture Jewelry
Pamp watches, many manufactured with solid gold
Also Platinum and Palladium is available as well.
All pamp gold bar and pamp silver bar products are available at a reasonable price close to spot.

The Last Word on Pamp Suisse

As one of the world's leading precious metals refineries and fabricators, An industry first, the aim has been not only to extend the frontiers of bullion bar concepts, but also to place new emphasis on the intrinsic beauty - and therefore value - of precious metals overall. As a result, the extensive collection of decorative motifs has opened up new doors for ingots as a memorable gift, suitable for all occasions, in every market.

When it comes to investment and in gold and silver however, a more convenient solution would be to buy gold at which remedies the problems of delivery and storage as ones gold is stored for one in special London and Swiss bank vaults and delivery is not an issue.

If you have bought any Pamp Suisse gold or silver from any dealers please feel free to leave your feedback on the quality of service and products including any online complaints and special attention or service given by any dealers of Pamp Suisse gold and silver.