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A Korean SME manufacturing recycled polyester staple fiber using waste PET(Polyethylene terephthalate) is looking for distributors or sales agents in Europe

Country of origin:
Country: 
SOUTH KOREA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOKR20211015001
Published
15/10/2021
Last update
12/11/2021
Expiration date
01/11/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Composite materials
Plastics, Polymers
Lightweight materials
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Plastic fabricators
Other fabricated plastics
Polymer (plastics) materials
Chemical and solid material recycling
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Summary

Summary: 
A Korean SME that manufactures recycled polyester staple fiber with raw materials such as PET bottle scrap and plastic by-products wants to expand to the European market. The processed textile materials can be used as fillers for daily life products including bedding, furniture, clothing, and industrial application such as non-woven fabrics for automobiles and building interior materials. Looking for the European partners for distribution agreements or commercial agency agreements.

Description

Description: 

A Korean SME specialized in recycled textile material with more than 45 years of experience with fiber manufacturing has recently developed two types of recycled staple fiber with fine fiber and a short fiber mixed with Tri-fluke fiber(TFF) and hollow fiber.

● Product 1: Recycled short staple fiber with functional fine fiber for down replacement
-Fiber diameter: 1.4.Denier~3Denier
-Fiber length: 22mm~76mm (Various lengths can be supplied according to customer's request.)
-Fiber composition: 100% polyester
-Description: It is the first antibacterial recycle short fiber product in Korea which can be used for vegan padding and spun yarn for clothing. It maintains antibacterial properties even after washing more than 30 times. The product maintains color and quality equivalent to virgin products.

● Product 2: A functional recycled short staple fiber mixed with a different cross-section and a hollow fiber
-Fiber diameter: 6 Denier~15 Denier
-Fiber length: 32mm~76mm
-Fiber composition: 100% polyester
-Description: The product is a mixture of hollow fiber with high hollowness and deformed yarns in equal proportions for excellent performance. It is the first product released worldwide that possesses sound absorption and insulation capability using 100% waste plastic bottles.

Both products have completed functional and performance tests and are currently on sale for the domestic market.
The company wishes to expand the business to the European market and looking for European distributors or agents capable of conducting local sales or distribution service.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- The products appear equivalent quality to the virgin material when tested with GRS(Global Recycled Standard) certification. - By using recycled raw materials, not only is it cost-effective but also the products require reduced amount of petroleum-based resources and energy when compared to virgin material, minimizing CO2 emission. - The products can be vegan filling materials which are substitutes for duck and goose down feathers. - Various features such as anti-bacterial, flame retardant, and far-infrared emission can be added to the products. - Excellent for light weight, excellent in sound absorption, thermal insulation, and shape stability

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The Korean company is looking for distributors in Europe via distribution services agreements or sales agencies capable of selling at the local fiber markets through commercial agency agreements.

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Product 1

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Product 2 cross-section