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Swedish manufacturer of working shoes is looking for distribution agreements of their products in Finland and Norway

Country of origin:
Country: 
SWEDEN
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOSE20171107001
Published
07/11/2017
Last update
29/11/2017
Expiration date
29/11/2018

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Dry filling related to Footwear / Leather Technology
Dyes related to Footwear / Leather Technology
Tanned leather process/ Leather Technology
Clothing and shoe stores
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Manufacture of footwear
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Summary

Summary: 
A family owned company that is specialised in manufacturing of safety shoes, safety clogs and traditional Swedish clogs is looking for distribution service agreement with professional shops or chains within safety/working cloths or products in Finland and Norway. All shoes and clogs are CE-marked, according to current European Standards and is offering products that are produced by experienced material suppliers with advanced technology in order to produce a functional shoe.

Description

Description: 

Swedish shoe manufacturer with a production specially oriented towards safety shoes, safety clogs and traditional Swedish clogs. The company also produces shoes with penetration-resistant steel soles and shoes with antistatic abilities. Sales are by direct order to wholesalers and retailers in several different countries. The factory (seated in Sweden) is able to produce footwear for many different professions such as builders, carpenters, industrial professions, medical staff and restaurant staff etc. The company is a family owned company founded in 1958. Current markets are mainly Sweden and Denmark. The company is now looking for new distributors of their products in Finland and Norway such as professional shops or chains within safety/working cloths or products. The company's unique selling point is Swedish quality at a reasonable price. Furthermore, the company is offering Products that are produced by experienced material suppliers and advanced technology in order to produce a functional shoe that meets high demands made on a quality work shoe.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company has a capacity of producing over 50 000 pairs/year. Thanks to its location, it can deliver orders in just a few days to all the northern countries. All shoes and clogs are CE-marked according to current European Standards. Some of the marks are: CE EN 345- Safety shoe with toecap in steel CE EN 347 – Working shoe without toecap SB – toecap in steel up to 200 joule E – Heel energy absorption, minimum 20 joule ORO – Soles resistant against oil and with anti-slip attributes. All uppers are made of 2.2-2.4 mm thick leather (thicker than competitors leather) which contribute to more stable shoes and makes them more durable. The leather also has a thin PU-layer that makes the shoes easy to clean and also contributes to a longer lifetime of the shoes.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for distribution service agreement with professional shops or chains within safety/working cloths or products. The company is also looking for new partners that can supply them with shoe components. Manufacturer of soles, leather, toecaps (in steel, aluminium and composite), glue and sewing of upper parts are all of interest for the company. The two most important things are that the new prospecting partner must have products of high quality and be reliable when it comes to delivery time. The company is also looking for a manufacturer of shoes, willing to make shoes in the company´s own brand. The manufacturer must be able to produce shoes that can meet all the demands on a modern work shoe and safety shoe of today. This means shoes with abilities such as waterproof, penetration-resistant steel soles/insoles, antistatic and ESD, steel and aluminium toecaps, oil resistance soles, anti-slip attributes, heel energy absorption and other types of working shoes.

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Finland, Norway