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A Spanish company specialized in designing and manufacturing door hardware seeks new distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
SPAIN
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOES20190516001
Published
17/06/2019
Last update
27/06/2019
Expiration date
27/06/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Machining (turning, drilling, moulding, planing, cutting)
Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
Manufacture of construction materials, components and systems
Other manufacturing n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
The Spanish company offers a wide range of products especially suitable for the wood and the aluminium field. The company has a long-dated history in designing and manufacturing door accessories, namely spring hinges, door closers and retaining brakes amongst others. The firm is looking for cooperation under distribution services agreement around Europe with other companies that may be interested in handling their range.

Description

Description: 

The Spanish company has a long-dated history in designing and manufacturing good-quality door accessories, namely spring hinges, door closers and retaining brakes amongst others. The company offers a wide range of products especially suitable for the wood and the aluminium field.
The products are available in aluminium (different finishes), iron and stainless steel (following AISI, American Iron and Steel Institute, classification:
- AISI 304. Stainless steel is an austenitic stainless steel formulated for primary forming into wrought.
- AISI 316, stainless steel with better quality than AISI 304 and a higher resistance to corrosion. Its most common application is in marine and salty environmentsthe so-called marine steel.

The company has a solid experience in the export of door hardware to countries all over the world, with a strong presence in the EU market. But they would like to broaden their international presence by looking for long term agreements. This cooperation is envisaged under distribution services agreement. Possible types of partners could be for example distributors of architectural hardware, showrooms of architectural hardware, wholesalers, manufacturers of similar hardware willing to increase their range through the company’s offered array.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company is constantly improving its manufacturing processes and is able to ensure the compliance of the standards that are guaranteed through quality tests which are conducted non-stop at the in-house lab. This facility also allows to run quality tests on the materials (e.g. salinity trials on iron and stainless steel). The quality of the inner shaft (spring) used in the manufacturing of the spring hinges that allows the company to guarantee an optimal performance of the hardware up to 500.000 door cycles.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for experienced and reliable distributors within its specific activity field around Europe. A possible partner could be for instance a distributor of archictectural accessories able to reach different markets and different final costumers according to their specific needs. A partner operating within an already-established and functioning network of contacts in their country.

Type and size

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