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A French made-up textile company is looking for new partners in outdoor and indoor equipment market (such as sun protection) under distribution services agreement

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFR20190426001
Published
28/05/2019
Last update
16/11/2020
Expiration date
23/05/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other consumer products
Manufacture of made-up textile articles, except apparel
Manufacture of electric lighting equipment
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Summary

Summary: 
A made-up textile company, working well in France, is searching for new partners in Europe and beyond, for its innovative products. They would like to build long-term relationships with solar shading distributors under distribution services agreements.

Description

Description: 

The French company has been working in the national market for almost 47 years, with the main distributors in France, and some foreign contacts. It is number 1 in France in made-up textile production/architecture.
The company is working with the main French fabric manufacturers, and is now able to master different types of technical fabrics.
It can provide with awnings, pergolas, parasols/sun umbrellas, sunshades and other solar shading articles. The products can be adapted to the customer's needs and requirements : fabric, size, colors and designs.
The SME is referenced in some of the main franchised distribution networks in France.
It is looking for new partners to expand its distribution network in order to develop its international sales turnover, as :
- manufacturers and specialists in assembling pergolas and awnings,
- fitters (blind makers, carpenters),
- architecture studios, landscape gardeners studios and sign markers
under distribution services agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
To complement its range of products, the company has developed new technologies such as a LED valance signage. It has the advantage of promoting the brand of the client by night and day illumination. It is competitive because it is cheaper than using a light signs commercial. It represents the main innovation in the sector in the last few years. The company registered its models to combine refined taste, IP67 quality and the practical installation system, for distributors and fitters. The SME is especially skilled in creating items for the oudoor environment and sun protection market, getting certified soon by the EPV (Living Heritage Company) French label. The company can also mention other advantages and innovations : - French manufacturing and know-how, product guarantee through longlasting experience and technicality, - wide range of products which allows to satisfy all indoor and outdoor needs and requirements, - customized accompaniment : design and technical office, three-dimensional plans, technical training, projects implementation.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Due to its high output capacity (100 canvas fabrics a day) and the willingness to increase its international sales turnover, the SME is looking for new partners all over the world. The company is searching for non-exclusive distributors : - manufacturers and specialists in assembling pergolas and awings, - fitters (blind makers, carpenters) - architecture studios, landscape gardeners studios and sign markers for long-term relationships under distribution services agreement for its existing range and its on-demand products. They shall be qualified and reliable as the company wishes to find partners not only able to sell its products, but also to install them.

Type and size

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

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LED valance signage

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Textile architecture 1

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Textile architecture 2

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Store zip

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Shade sail