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Italian manufacturer of ball valves, industrial taps and fittings is looking for foreign partners under commercial agency agreements

Country of origin:
Country: 
ITALY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOIT20190121002
Published
30/01/2019
Last update
13/07/2020
Expiration date
13/02/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Hydropower
Hydrology
Other industrial equipment and machinery
Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
Manufacture of other taps and valves
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Summary

Summary: 
An Italian small company, market leader in the manufacture of ball valves, taps and fittings for the hydraulic sector and industrial installations and already active in international markets, is willing to further increase its export market share. It is thus looking for trade intermediary partners (agents) interested in commercial agency agreements in the selected EU and extra EU countries.

Description

Description: 

The small family-owned company is located in Northern Italy (Piedmont Region), in the regional district of ball valves and taps manufacturing companies.
The Italian company has been specializing in the production of ball valves, taps and fittings for the hydraulic sector and industrial installations since 1981 and is currently among the market leading Italian companies in the sector.
More in the details, its products are intended for the most generic plant engineering fields - such as water systems, compressed air, oil, petrol and fuel distribution networks, glycol, heating, air-conditioning - , and with all kinds of non aggressive/corrosive fluids for copper alloys. The wide range of items provided consists of:
• Ball valves in nickel plated brass,
• Ball valves in nickel plated brass with steel revolving flange connections,
• Ball valves in nickel plated brass with monobloc extension,
• Three-way ball valves in nickel plated brass,
• Ball valves in stainless steel,
• Brass ball valves with "L" deviator, to be used to divert the flow from one line to another without resorting to more than one two-way valves, with excellent tightness under high pressures,
• Brass ball valves for gas, either traditional (methane, GPL) or for medical use (steam and medical oxygen),
• Ball valves for solar cell valves, ideal for the thermal solar system field, involving high temperatures and high glycol concentration.

The company owns several certifications qualifying it for delivering in several countries, particularly in the Northern European ones, and is compliant with the most restrictive and highest standards of safety and conformity in place in the sector.
Its production is entirely made in Italy, at the company's modern facilities covering 2,500 m2, created in the year 2000, where special efforts are devoted to technological production improvement, research and innovation.
The company is willing to further increase its activity and looks for high reliable and experienced trade agents in the sector, owning ties with industrial installators and able to support the company in its expansion strategy.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
In-house design and manufacture of ball valves, as the company has its own development and production facilities. High set of certifications (see below)

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Desired partner is an agent who has market knowledge of industrial valves and business relationships with industrial installators. The partner should have industrial experience and firm understanding of the market.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom