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A prominent Turkish company that manufactures paper products is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
TURKEY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOTR20160929001
Published
29/09/2016
Last update
07/11/2017
Expiration date
07/11/2018

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)
Manufacture of paper and paperboard
Manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard
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Summary

Summary: 
The Turkish company was first established nearly 70 years ago in the mining sector but then entered the paper industry. Shortly, the company became a major supplier of paper products [wood-free offset, coated paper and office papers] and now exports around 30-35% of its production. The company is seeking new distributors to reach new customers and increase its foreign trade volume.

Description

Description: 

The company was established in 1948 in mining sector at first.
In 1963 it has turned into a joint venture company to have a large scale of investment with an American company.

The company carried on its activities until 1971 in mining and chemistry sectors as a result of this partnership however then it has merged under the name of the same company.

After giving service for a long time to the paper industry through sodium sulfate sales, the company founded the woodfree offset and coated paper plant in 1996. The plant has started production with 55.000 tons/year capacity in 1997.

The main products of the company are woodfree offset, coated paper and office papers. 60-65% of our products are sold in the domestic market, and 30-35% are sold in the foreign market.

The company exports to 32 countries, especially to the European countries.

Taking into account all of these qualifications, the company aims to enter new markets to enlarge it's export capacity and have new partnerships.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The latest technology is used at every stage of production. New generation systems are used at every stage of the process. Significant progresses were obtained in quality system and the highest quality standards were reached especially in the offset and photocopy papers. There is a research and development department and there are rotogravure and offset print machines and pilot coating machines in the department. Research and development team works heavily on product development and innovations in paper industry.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for distribution services agreement. Hence, partners in paper sector which command related markets and have the knowledge of customer profile of target countries are eligible.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA