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A Polish manufacturer of medical, sports and casual socks is looking for cooperation under distribution services agreement.

Country of origin:
Country: 
POLAND
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOPL20210921004
Published
21/09/2021
Last update
18/10/2021
Expiration date
15/10/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Environmental Medicine, Social Medicine, Sports Medicine
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Health and beauty aids
Textiles (synthetic and natural)
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Summary

Summary: 
A Polish company specialized in manufacturing of various kinds of socks wants to expand the geographic scope of the offered products through distribution or manufacturing agreement. The company's products have a number of innovative features that make them unique and attractive for cooperation.

Description

Description: 

The company was founded in 1989 by specialists from the Polish Academy of Sciences therefore quality and innovations were always at the heart of the company’s culture and deeply embedded in its products. Currently, it is a renowned manufacturer on the Polish market and has been rapidly expanding in Europe and beyond. Company has own advanced plant.
The offer includes three different collections of socks. Medical socks are registered as medical devices in the EU. The company is the leader in this market segment in Poland and its products have already gained great recognition in many foreign markets. The sports socks collection is becoming more and more popular thanks to extensive selection, unique functionalities, attractive designs and healthy properties. The company also offers casual socks. They are not only attractive and colourful, but they also have unique hygienic properties.
Due to the constant development, the company is looking for new foreign cooperation types. A suggested type of cooperation is distribution or production agreement. An internationalization experience is an additional advantage - the export was carried out to 20 countries on various continents.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
All manufactured socks have unique hygienic features and owing to their antibacterial and antifungal properties, they help remove unpleasant odour. Thanks to a modern production technology which is monitored at all stages, socks are perfectly finished, comfortable and durable. All socks are equipped with soft flat seams or linked seamlessly. The socks also undergo pre-shrinking, what means they will not shrink in the wash. Only the best quality yarns are used in the production process, including natural and synthetic ones. Graphic design is done with the participation of designer from the Academy of Fine Arts. Functional solutions of sports socks have been discussed and tested with the participation of active athletes and sports organisations and projects of medical socks have been developed with consultancy of patients and medical institutions. The natural yarns used are: cotton, merino wool, bamboo yarn and modern SeaCell® active yarn containing Zink and an extract from sea algae. The synthetic yarns used are: Coolmax®, Thermolite®, Prolen® Siltex (with silver ions), Polyamide and Lycra®. They have unique properties that natural yarns do not have. Antibacterial and antifungal properties are obtained thanks to license of the Swiss company Sanitized® or Silver or Zink contained in the yarns. All yarns have Oeko-Tex 100 certificates. The Oeko-Tex certificate means high quality level of textile material – they are free from agents, that adversely affect human health. Medical socks are registered as medical devices in the EU.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for business partners interested in distribution or production agreement. As far as distribution is concerned, the agreement assumes distribution socks and marketing activities on foreign market. Source marketing materials for each brand are provided. Envisaged way of collaboration is open and flexible. Production agreement involves sports and casual socks. The company is able to produce socks under a different brand according to the features described above. The experience in international cooperation is welcome.

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Runner sock

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Trekking sock with silver content

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Medical terry sock with silver ions

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Medical sock made of bamboo yarn