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An Irish based company engaged in the manufacturing of rifle sound moderators seeks a distribution services agreement with a recognised wholesaler or distributor of hunting and sporting equipment in their own country of operation

Country of origin:
Country: 
IRELAND
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOIE20191006001
Published
14/02/2020
Last update
07/04/2020
Expiration date
07/04/2021

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Summary

Summary: 
An Irish company that designs and manufactures sound moderators for rifles used in hunting and sporting events seeks a distribution services agreement with a recognised wholesaler or distributor with a retail client base in the hunting and sporting sector worldwide. The moderator is a muzzle device that reduces the sound intensity and muzzle flash when a firearm or air gun is discharged.

Description

Description: 

This Irish company are 18 years in business specialising in the manufacture of moderators for rifles used by sporting and hunting enthusiasts. The manufacturers have a track record on the Irish market. The product is designed and manufactured in Ireland. It has been fully lab tested and meets Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) specifications.

The moderators are commonly described as silencers. They are suitable for 22 Long Rifle and 17 Hordady Magnum Rim fire calibres. They are also appropriate for air rifles.

The product on offer is a detachable accessory as opposed to an integral part of a muzzle or barrel. This devise, cylindrical in shape attaches to the muzzle of a pistol or rifle.

The moderators are appropriate for both rim fire and air rifles so this product covers the needs of all firearm sporting requirements.

Most professional and recreational rifle users want or need a sound moderator. A moderator reduces gas velocity to a level that causes less noise and recoil.

This Irish company wish to export their product to all countries. They now seek a distribution services agreement. The partner sought must be a recognised distributor or wholesaler in their own country of operation. The ideal partner must also have a good reputation in their area of operation and command a measurable number of retail customers.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The rifle sound moderator/silencer is extremely light but still tough. They have used a carbon fibre tube that is very strong but also cosmetically very attractive. The product was designed and is manufactured in Ireland and is very competitively priced. The product is much lighter than comparable moderators, 110 grams compared to 180 grams for the competition. This makes the rifle much lighter and therefore makes mover ability much easier for the user. A feature of other moderators is the fact the rings inside the unit come loose. Due to the clever research and development of this company’s product that defect is avoided.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
A good knowledge of sporting firearms.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
A territorial distributor or wholesaler. The partner sought must be a recognised distributor or wholesaler in the outdoor sports sector in their own country. Partners are sought across all countries. Their customers in turn must be engaged in the outdoor sports/ field sports sector.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,SME 51-250