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Finnish manufacturer of foundation formwork systems is looking for distributors or license manufacturers in UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland and Germany

Country of origin:
Country: 
FINLAND
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFI20200914001
Published
14/09/2020
Last update
29/10/2020
Expiration date
30/10/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Construction methods and equipment
Manufacture of construction materials, components and systems
Manufacture of metal structures and parts of structures
Wholesale of wood, construction materials and sanitary equipment
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Summary

Summary: 
Finnish manufacturer of patented foundation formwork systems for walls and pillars is expanding its business. Therefore, it is now looking for distributors or license manufacturers in UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland and Germany. Finnish company’s foundation formwork systems have existed on Finnish market for 30 years. The company develops the equipment and products continuously and patents the new solutions. Company has its own patented bending and laminating machines for manufacturing.

Description

Description: 

The Finnish company’s product is a prefabricated foundation formwork element. It is 5 meter long, 200-1000 mm wide and 200-600 mm high. It is made of reinforcement mesh and film, laminated and bended into the required size. These formwork systems have several advantages, they are for instance easy to manufacture, transport and install.

The company is now expanding outside of Finland and is looking for distributors or license manufacturers for its products in UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland and Germany.

The company offers new partners the following forms of cooperation:
- distribution of formworks (distribution services agreement)
- license manufacturing of formworks (license agreement).

In Finland company's products are sold:
- under its partner’s brand of block houses
- in hardware stores
- directly to construction companies
- directly to consumers.

Foundation formworks can be transported as a:
- ready products in trucks (10-20 pcs/ package, totally 100 pcs)
- laminated mesh (700 pcs/ truck) for further bending.

The iron mesh and ready products can be stored in open air.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
These formworks have several advantages: - they are fast to install, even 80 % faster to installation compared to the traditional methods - installation is easy, no special skills are required - products are very light to use and transport - the products can be stored in open air - cost-efficiency. In addition, the product, the production methodology and manufacturing machines are patented.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for reliable partners for a long-lasting co-operation. The two type of partnering agreements they are interested in are a license agreement or distribution services agreement. For the license agreement a favored partner would be preferably a local manufacturer of concrete blocks or construction goods. The Finnish company offers a total business model for a partner, including the manufacturing rights, bending and lamination machines, training and a run-up support. For the distribution services agreement the company would like to work with a distributor / an importer of construction goods; or a hardware store / a chain of hardware stores. The company is open to negotiate with the partner the exact form of partnership and the specific details of the cooperation.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom

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