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An Ukrainian manufacturer of friction and braking products is looking for distributors and commercial agents

Country of origin:
Country: 
UKRAINE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOUA20191104001
Published
06/11/2019
Last update
12/11/2019
Expiration date
12/11/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Composite materials
Braking system
Organic Substances
Motor vehicles, transportation equipment and parts
Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
An Ukrainian manufacturer of brake pads, brake linings, brake blocks, clutch facings, sealant materials and other friction and braking products has been present on the friction products market for 40 years. The plant is a manufacturer of brake components for automotive, railway, quarry and other industries. It is certified in accordance with all of EU standards and requirements. The company is looking for commercial agents and distributors.

Description

Description: 

The Ukrainian company was established in 1979 to supply national railways of the USSR. Nowadays the company is well-known across the world as a reliable manufacturer of friction and braking products for a wide range of applications, such as railways, commercial vehicles, quarry machines, agricultural equipment, and other industries.
All of the friction materials recipes are developed in a chemical lab on the basis of the plant. The lab is equipped with the newest testing equipment, such as dynamometer, Krauss tester, Rockwell tester, compressibility tester and breakdown tester. This equipment allows the lab to test the physical properties of friction materials developed in order to check its efficiency.
Products for automotive industry are certified with ECE R90 standard, which allows the company to present its products on the European market. The production capacity of the plant was calculated in order to fulfill the demand of USSR territory, which allows the company to produce huge amount of products in order to satisfy the biggest orders from customers.
All the recipes are asbestos-free accordingly to European standards. The company has such certificates as ISO:9001, ISO:14001 and TS:16949.
The company is looking for business cooperation with such partners as commercial agents, distributors, service and maintenance companies, railway/commercial vehicle operators that are able to promote or use products of the company. The enterprise is willing to establish mutual long-term cooperation with such companies under distribution or commercial agency agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Advantages: 1. The testing lab is located on the base of the company. It allows the plant to perform full testing of friction products/materials made and enhance them. 2. The facility that produces equipment for main production facilities. It allows the company to develop and set up on the full-scale production any new products designed in 1-2 months. 3. 40 years of intense experience that guarantees professionalism and competence of the company. 4. Manufacturing in accordance with European standards and requirements. 5. The leading manufacturer in Ukraine and Belarus. 6. Original equipment supplier for various railway and automotive companies. 7. Active R&D policy that results in new product development as well as enhancement of current ones. 8. Asbestos-free recipes that are environmental-friendly and meet all the requirements of Europe. Innovations: 1. New railway products (disc brake pads and locomotive brake blocks) for new-designed rolling stock. 2. Asbestos-free friction mass with various friction coefficients. 3. Brake block for General Electric locomotives. 4. Friction materials for wind business. 5. Backplates manufacturing using its own stamp and weld equipment.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type: railway and commercial vehicle operators, spare parts distributors, service and maintenance companies; Activity: railway and trucks/bus operations, spare parts trading, providing repairs and maintenance of various transport. Role: it is expected from the partner to promote and distribute products on the territory of European countries.

Type and size

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