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The Ukrainian company, specializing in furniture manufacturing, is looking for commercial agents and distributors for future cooperation

Country of origin:
Country: 
UKRAINE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOUA20200625001
Published
25/06/2020
Last update
03/08/2020
Expiration date
04/08/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Home furnishing and housewares
Furnishing and Furniture
Office furniture and other professional furnishings
Manufacture of other furniture
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Summary

Summary: 
The Ukrainian furniture company, specialized in the production of sofas, corner sofas, armchairs, modular systems, and beds, is looking for commercial agents and distributors in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Switzerland under a commercial agency agreement or distribution agreement.

Description

Description: 

The Ukrainian manufacturer of furniture was founded in 1997 and occupies 5,000sq.m. of manufacturing and office facilities, also employing more than 170 people. It produces sofas, corners sofas, armchair, modular systems, and beds. The company's capacity is 2500 units with serial production per month in one shift, 1250 units with small series production per month in one shift. The company exports its products under its own trademark and ships them to customers throughout Europe.

From 2010 the company uses Kaizen philosophy and implement Lean Manufacturing. Assortment includes more than 50 upholstery furniture models, the selection of which is updated, adapted and improved every season. On request of the customer, the company can produce any models. The upholstery furniture has been awarded certificates by Ukrainian institutes and special exhibitions. On the basis of scientific knowledge and many years of experience, the company has constantly developed and improved the standards in furniture producing. The furniture has special orthopaedic-ergonomic properties. The producer is convinced of the exclusive quality and gives a 25-month guarantee on products.

The main aim of the company is to increase its sales by contracting with agents and furniture distributors. The company is looking for distributors to sell its furniture and agents to represent its products among hotels, restaurants, furniture shops, companies that could operate the company's website in their countries, etc.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
· 20 years of experience · the company have started to apply LEAN in order to increase production efficiency · regular investments in technological innovations (new efficient equipment and modern technologies, solid technological base - new machines for upholstering and foam cutting, modern fabrics that are easy to clean and care for etc.) · competitive prices and high-quality products · furniture with collapsible elements

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The potential partners of the company are commercial agents and distributors. The Ukrainian company expects that the agents actively trying to sell the products in the target market (Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Switzerland). The company also looking to expand their production capacity via distribution agreement. The potential partners for the products offered by the company could be enterprises, which already sell similar or related products and: • Ready to import from Ukraine • Ready to keep some stock in their own warehouses in order to ensure smooth sales of shipments • Have their own distribution network in order to sell goods through all possible wholesale and retail sales channels to: - Other enterprises (sub-dealers) - Projects, constructing companies etc. - Architects and designers - Internet sales - End customers in own shops/showrooms. The company will support potential partners.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland