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Slovenian manufacturer of innovative products from aluminium for sports and leisure seeks long-term distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
SLOVENIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOSI20190916001
Published
16/09/2019
Last update
25/09/2019
Expiration date
25/09/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
Sporting goods, hobby equipment and athletics clothes
Other leisure and recreational products and services
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Summary

Summary: 
A Slovenian producer is developing innovative aluminium products, such as flexible modular outdoor elements for fitness, learning, market or socializing environments; a smart climbing wall; an award-winning deckchair and other products for sports, leisure and everyday use. The company is looking for a partner from EU and beyond, who would distribute their outdoor equipment programmes, offering a distribution services agreement.

Description

Description: 

The Slovenian company has 60 years of experience with developing and producing of aluminium elements. In the past 5 years they have been developing innovative products for everyday use, made of aluminium frame and combined with wood and/or leather. They received a Red Dot Award for one of their deckchairs and patented the joining element of their outdoor program.
They developed a modular program of outdoor equipment, suitable for fitness or for other outdoor uses, such as an outdoor classroom, playground or a space for socializing. All the elements are environmentally friendly, flexible and mobile, so they can be reconfigured or moved to another location. Universal and flexible elements allow high degrees of freedom of design and fast developing of unique products.
The products have all necessary security and other tests: the safety assessment of a playground, certification salt chamber test, chair load bearing test.
Besides these products, they also produce lightning equipment for urban and individual use.
The company’s aim is to develop long time partnership with a company, which would like distribute their programmes.
The company is looking for partners from EU and beyond, offering a distribution services agreement.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Their innovative approach of integrated content solutions for equipping open urban spaces is a sustainable approach, for the equipment is made of natural materials, such as aluminium and wood, which can both be recycled. In addition, the outdoor equipment for playgrounds, parks and other outdoor areas, made of aluminium has many advantages, such as low density, good mechanical properties and good corrosion resistance, very good thermal and electrical conductivity and in particular, a long life span with practically no maintenance costs. The whole concept is environmentally oriented, offering solutions that can be implemented in degraded areas, which can be turned into attractive points for socializing and outdoor activities. Other products, like smart climbing wall, with Red Dot awarded deckchair, which is also EU registered design and other products for spas, hotels and similar environments, as well as lightning products, are also innovative in their fields and many of them are in the process of acquiring design or model registration. The products are tested in different fields and bear certificates: the safety assessment of a playground, certification salt chamber test, chair load bearing test. The company follows the certificates: SIST EN 1176, SIST EN 1177, ENEC.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for distributors of outdoor furniture and other outdoor programme. It is highly recommendable that the potential partners have experience with marketing of outdoor equipment and developed sales network (or cooperation with such a company in place).

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500