"Panid Engineering Co., a private domestic firm based in Tehran, has reportedly reached an agreement with US-based Pall Corporation to build a plant for manufacturing filters for the oil industry, the managing director said. "Talks were held between Panid and a delegation from the American company on the sidelines of the 22nd International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition in Tehran, said Neda Mousavizadegan, whose company is a member of the Society of Iranian Petroleum Industries Equipment Manufacturers, Shana reported Wednesday. "The two sides reached an agreement to establish a plant for manufacturing oil and gas filtration systems in Karaj (40 km west of Tehran). This is the first official collaboration between Iranian and American manufacturers in the petroleum sector (after the 1979 Islamic Revolution)" Mousavizadegan said." (Financial Tribune, "US Firm To Build Oil Filter Plant In Iran," 5/11/2017).