A Japanese rotary damper manufacturer is seeking sales representatives in the EU

OFFER from Japan, reference: BOJP20180730001, valid from 30-07-2018 untill 15-08-2020

  • Start date:
    30 juli 2018
  • End date:
    15 augustus 2020
  • Summary:
    A Japanese SME is looking for sales agents for its high durability and efficient dampers.

    Specialized in the sanitary industry, they would like to reach new industrial sectors such as automotive and aerospace. The partner would be part of their development strategy in the EU market. A commercial agency agreement is expected to be achieved with the relevant partners.
  • Description:
    The Japanese company specialized in damper is looking for sales agents in the EU.

    Their dampers are widely used in furniture including toilet lid, home appliance such as a lid for washing machine, and foldable furniture to improve motion-control function with maximising users’ safety. Based on their experience in the aforementioned field, they are willing to enter into new industrial sectors by gaining recognition in the EU market.

    The company is focusing on wide-range of industries in the EU. They already have business in the sanitary industry, thus they are looking for a new potential partner who already has business channels in the sector of automotive, aerospace, home appliance or factory / office automation in Europe.
    Collaborating with tier 1 or tier 2 suppliers through the potential partner would be an advantageous option to consider for both parties.

    The Japanese company wish to develop new sales channels in the European market, and is specially looking for opportunity to be connected with manufacturing companies. The potential partner will be playing a role of a sales representative collaborating with the Japanese company reaching to an industrial sector.

    The partner would be dealing with ready-made damper, furthermore customised damper as well. A commercial agency agreement is expected to be achieved with the relevant partner.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    Commercial agency agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    Type of partner sought is a commercial sales agent.

    The partner is expected being a medium-sized enterprise having business experience in various field – particularly in the sector of automotive, aerospace, home appliance and factory/office automation.

    The partner should support the company expansion in new industrial sectors.

    SME 11-50,SME <10

  • Development stage:
  • IPR Status:
    Patents granted
  • Market keywords:
    Furnishing and Furniture
  • Technology keywords:
  • NACE keywords:
    Manufacture of other plastic products
  • Advantages and Innovations:
    The SME company has been granted 12 patents (in Japan), and offers its original motion-control product equipped with damper solution. They have developed more than 140 series of dampers, and some of them are recognised as exclusive products.

    Their products features high durability, self-standing and acceleration detector.

    Their high durability damper is 6 times more performant and having considerable endurance compared to common similar products according to the company internal research paper reports. It is maintenance free for the most part resulting in cost efficiency.

    The self-standing damper is able to stand briefly for a while, even without additional parts.
    This damper helps the lid closing itself softly with safety. Since no additional parts need to be attached to the damper, it would further contribute to cost reduction.

    The acceleration detector damper would provide a torque value 5 times greater than conventional model or similar products.
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry SME 50-249
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
    20 - 50M
  • Country of origin:
  • Languages spoken
    • English