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Danish company searching for manufacturer of porcelain items

Country of origin:
Country: 
DENMARK
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRDK20200904001
Published
04/09/2020
Last update
07/09/2020
Expiration date
08/09/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Moulding, injection moulding, sintering
Housewares
Wholesale of china and glassware and cleaning materials
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Summary

Summary: 
A design oriented start-up company from Denmark has recently developed a new series of porcelain products. Therefore the Danish company needs a manufacturing agreement and is for that purpose searching for manufacturers of glazed porcelain items. Order size is difficult to predict, but is estimated to be around 500 pieces per order.

Description

Description: 

A design oriented company from Denmark selling various porcelain products for end users is searching for manufacturers of glazed porcelain items. The Danish company is a start-up that has developed a series of porcelain products (please see attached pictures).
The starting point for the series of products is to create an elegant and modern series of products, which is an alternative to the very organic and expressive handmade ceramic products that have entered the market in recent years.
The series of porcelain products emphasizes a more pure and graphic expression that creates a connection between Western postmodernism and Japanese origami.
The need is a manufacturer who has experience in working with cast, glazed items in porcelain. The manufacturer must be able to make the molds based on drawings of the final product, but it is also possible to cast a model and copy this and make the mold on basis of that, i.e. the Danish company sends the prototypes in excess (based on the manufacturers information about "shrinkage"). Also the preferred manufacturer can work with colors and partial glazing, i.e. parts of the final items appear unglazed.
Order size will typically be around 500 pieces per order. The Danish company is interested in a manufacturing agreement.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The Danish company is growing and therefore order sizes will probably raise in time. The Danish company is design oriented and brings new ideas to the manufacturer. The Danish company is flexible concerning order sizes and delivery time.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The manufacturer must be experienced in porcelain manufacturing, and be aware of the difference between porcelain and ceramics.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
There is a need for an experienced manufacturer of porcelain. The manufacturer must be flexible and possess full knowhow about all processes of manufacturing, also concerning burning, colours and glazening. The manufacturer must be able to handle varying order sizes, cooperate about logistics and transport to Denmark, speak English and have short response time in relation to answering e.g. e-mails.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50

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