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Danish trading company dealing with pallets seeks producers of pallet frames made of recycled plastic


Profile Type
Business request
POD Reference
Term of Validity
16 February 2024 - 15 February 2025
Company's Country
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement
Targeted Countries
All countries
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General information

Short Summary
A Danish trading company represents and sells a range of plastic pallets as an alternative to standard wood pallets. The pallets are suitable for industries where there are strict hygiene condition, such as the food and pharmaceutical industries. In order to expand their product range, they are looking for manufacturers of pallet frames made of recycled plastic.
Full Description
The Danish trading company offers environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives to traditional pallets used for transport and storage of goods. Since 2019, they have focused on the development of pallets manufactured from 100% recycled plastic, which are sold to the Swedish alcohol monopoly Systembolaget. They currently sell 2000 pallets a month to the Swedish company with expected orders of 160,000 over the next five years. Their pallets produce 74% less CO2 compared with normal wooden pallets, which has been a major factor for their success. The pallets can be cleaned effectively, and are therefore suitable for industries where hygiene is an important requirement, such as the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Their recycled pallets last longer than traditional ones, but if they break, they can be recycled again contributing to the circular economy and reducing waste.

Currently, the Danish company is expanding its product portfolio to include pallet frames made from recycled plastic, and it is actively seeking partners who can supply it with high-quality pallet frames made from recycled plastic materials. The company is looking for exclusive agreements for selling the frames in Scandiiavia.
Advantages and Innovations
Market Expansion: The Danish company has an established presence in the market, with strong, growing sales, which will be a benefit for a manufacturer able to supply the right product. They have an existing client base and distribution channels, providing access to new markets.

Enhanced Credibility: The company has a strong image as a distributor of recyclable plastic pallets and a commitment to sustainability, which can attract environmentally conscious customers in the future. This sector is expected to grow in line with increased demands for a more circular economy.

Efficiency in Supply Chain Management: By partnering with the Danish company, the manufacturer can streamline their supply chain management. The Danish company can handle procurement, inventory management, and order fulfilment, allowing the producer to focus on their core competencies. This can also result in cost savings.

Access to Expertise: The company has expertise in marketing, sales, and logistics specific to the plastic pallet industry, which can be valuable for any supplier, especially if it is relatively new to the market or seeking to optimise their operations.
Stage of Development
Already on the market
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGoal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
IPR description
The pallet frames are to be made of recycled plastic.

Partner Sought

Expected Role of a Partner
A partner is a manufacturer of high-quality pallet frames made of recycled plastic. The manufacturer needs to be interested in a long-term collaboration and supply agreement.
Type and Size of Partner
Big companySME 11-49SME <=10SME 50 - 249
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement

Call details

Coordinator required


Market keywords
08005 - Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
Sector Groups Involved
Targeted countries
All countries