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French manufacturer of diamond tools is looking for business partners, commercial agency and distribution agreements

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFR20180723001
Published
27/07/2018
Last update
12/02/2020
Expiration date
26/07/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Aeronautical technology / Avionics
Aircraft
Satellite Navigation Systems
Space Exploration and Technology
Thermal insulation for space applications
Energy Distribution
Energy for Industry
Energy for Transport
Machine tools, other metal working equipment (excl. numeric control)
Other industrial equipment and machinery
Manufacture of tools
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Summary

Summary: 
The French company, which produces diamond tools, and Cubic Boron Nitride grinding wheels, is looking for a partnership abroad particularly in Germany, Spain, Russia, Mexico, Brasil, Northern Europe, South Africa, in order to sell its products. This partnership can be launched with a distributor or a same product manufacturer, whose activity would be complementary to theirs. The company is looking for commercial agency and distribution agreements.

Description

Description: 

This French company produces diamond and CBN (Cubic Boron Nitride) or Borazon grinding wheels and a complete range of diamond tools such as cutting discs, files, routers, drills. They also market the necessary tools in order to maintain the lifetime of the diamond tools, as sharpening stones, diamond dressers. The company is looking for commercial agency and distribution agreeements to increase its turnover and to access to new international markets.

Diamond tools have abrasive properties and are used for the machining of heavy metals (titanium and alloys) or carbide. It is also used in order to machine materials like glass, composite materials, SiC (silicon carbide), Zerodur (glass-ceramic type glass), etc.

Those tools can be used in plenty of different sectors: aeronautic, sharpening, weapon industry, automotive, energy, ceramics, composite materials, mechanics, mirror industry, optical, glass and spatial…

All supports such as: technical documents, manuals, systems of calculations will be provided to the commercial agents and distributors to facilicate their marketing and commercial actions.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Its main advantage is its innovative products such as resin and metallic bond grinding wheels, which are adapted for any work of formatting. Those diamond tools are always improved by the involvement of highly qualified employees, and a continuous investment for innovation. Its expertise also assures a customized product adapted to the exact customer’s needs, and the enterprise always tries to conceive a long lasting tool for its customers. By rigorously selecting raw materials and having complete control over the manufacturing process, this company provides high quality diamond tools, with a short delivery time. The company invests every year in research & development, machinery and training. Their manufacturing times are 1 to 3 weeks instead of 4 to 8 weeks usually. Precision, listening to customers, speed and responsiveness, the sense of service are the distinct values of this small and dynamic company on a human scale.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type of partners sought: The industrial partners who need (or those who are involved in) this type of solutions and products are sought: abrasive, abrasive layer, cubic boron nitrid, diamond, diamond layer, drilling, grinding, wheel, machining, cutting tools, etc. Role: The company is looking for a partner, who can be a distributor or whose manufacturing is complementary with its own production. A manufacturer of similar products is welcome to share reciprocal commercial actions or joint-ventures, etc. The company is open to all suggestions. The future partners will have to commercialise the cutting tools of the French company through their networks in their own countries. They'll represent the French company abroad and will help it to internationally increase its reputation and its turnover. They'll allow the company to access new international markets. There is a possibility to extend the marketing and commercialisation to new other countries (not mentioned in the summary).

Type and size

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