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A Swedish producer of drilling machines is looking for an EU subcontractor to manufacture CNC machined and friction welded pillars

Country of origin:
Country: 
SWEDEN
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRSE20211012001
Published
29/10/2021
Last update
15/11/2021
Expiration date
16/11/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Machine Tools
Machining (turning, drilling, moulding, planing, cutting)
Machine tools, other metal working equipment (excl. numeric control)
Manufacture of other machine tools
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Summary

Summary: 
The Swedish company produce gear driven drilling machines and mill/drills. They are looking for a subcontractor to manufacture CNC machined and friction welded pillars. They are looking for a supplier from the EU located in Eastern Europe: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, or Romania. Sought partner should have cost efficient production facilities and deliver pillars. There are 10 different pillars but the main pillar stands for 90 % of the yearly volumes.

Description

Description: 

The Swedish company has more than 100 years of experience in producing high quality gear driven drilling machines and mill/drills. The company is a global leader in the manufacture of these machines and export their products worldwide - the drilling machines can be found at all continents in the world.

Over the years the company has gained a broad knowledge of machine tool manufacturing. Today, in addition to the popular drilling machine brands, they offer their customers a wide range of machines from their agency program.

The Swedish company care very much about their customers and their products. High quality has always been a top priority. The company was founded in 1956 and has since produced more than 700 000 gear driven drilling machines. When visiting customers they find machines from the 1950´s still in action.

They are looking for a supplier from Eastern Europe and especially from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, or Romania.

The Swedish producer has 10 different steel pillars, and the main pillar represent approx. 90 % of the yearly volumes.
The total yearly volume is around 1000 pieces. The individual length and weight of one pillar is approx. 2 meters and 33 kg.

The supplier can expect a prognosis but should also be used to produce items for a buffer/safety stock to shorten the lead time and offer the Swedish company a larger flexibility. Expected lead time of the pillars varies from 2-6 weeks.
Sought partner company should have good logistic location taking into account the export to Sweden. Also, production unit costs should be on a competitive level. It's a merit if the potential partner candidate has experience from Intra community or international trade.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
High quality has always been a top priority. The company has produced more than 700 000 gear driven drilling machines since the start. When visiting customers they find machines from the 1950´s still in action.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
It is important that the supplier has measuring equipment and is able to give the Swedish company a complete measuring report together with every new product. Continuously the Swedish company will ask for measuring reports on occasion. The requirements on specific products will be written on the drawings. Certified quality and environmental systems (at least ISO9001 and ISO14001).

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company sought should be a competitive and internationally experienced partner from the metal-working industry that can meet the requirements and specifications mentioned in the description. The Swedish company is looking for reliable and long-term partnerships.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Example of pillar