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Manufacturer of clay and kaolin from Bosnia and Herzegovina is looking for partners under manufacturing agreements

Country of origin:
Country: 
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOBA20201020002
Published
06/11/2020
Last update
10/12/2020
Expiration date
11/12/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Ceramic Materials and Powders
Mining (non-energy related)
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Summary

Summary: 
It is a family company, located in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The company’s activity includes exploitation and sale of clay and kaolin for use in the construction, healthcare and cosmetics industries. The company is looking for partners for bilateral cooperation under manufacturing agreements. The company's biggest advantage over the competition is good balance between cost and quality (excellent price/quality ratio).

Description

Description: 

The company is located in the Republika Srpska in the town Srbac (northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina). It was established in 2004.

The company's main product is:
1. Kaolin, which is used in production of ceramic tiles, pipes, porcelain and in innovative cosmetic industry.
2. Clay, which is used in the treatment of many diseases (for respiratory disease, arteriosclerosis, anemia, respiratory diseases, infections of any bacteria etc.),

Kaolin is predominantly exported to foreign markets (to Serbia and Croatia).

The company is constantly investing in the development of personnel, equipment and technologies. The company employs 15 people.

The company owns:
- Equipment and machinery for ore mining with a capacity of 10000 - 150000 m3 / year,
- Separation with regulated infrastructure with a processing capacity of 60000 m3 / year of refined kaolin,
- Substation and water sources for separation purposes.

The company has a concession for the exploitation of ore until 2038 at the mine with reserves of about 15 million tons. Also, for the needs of the company, research was carried out on two potential mines with estimated reserves of 10 million tons.

Production technologies are based on compliance with the requirements of environmental protection and protection of health and safety at work of employees (The company has implemented the standards ISO 14001 and ISO 45001).

The company offers the cooperation under manufacturing agreements. The company is interested in cooperating with all partners who use clay and kaolin to make their final products. Currently, company has a capacity utilization of 70%. The expected result of the cooperation are increased sales of the company's products and an increased production and its profits.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Good balance between cost and quality (excellent price/quality ratio), Proximity to the European Union market, Quality staff and continuous investment in staff training, Cheap labor force, The company has implemented standards ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. Experience in international cooperation. The Company to a large degree keeps up to date with new technologies and constantly invests in modern equipment and technology.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type of Agreement: Manufacturing agreements. Type of Partner Sought: Ceramic manufacturers, customers who make products used in healthcare and cosmetics industries. Role of Partner Sought: The company is interested in cooperation with partners who make products for the field of construction, especially partners who make ceramics products for various purposes, such as different types, dimensions and shapes of tiles, elements in the field of electro distribution as an insulators, etc. Also with partners from healthcare and cosmetics industries who use kaolin and clay as input components to make their products. Partners must provide their detailed product specifications so that the company can plan their production and ensure their delivery on time.

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