Japanese wholesaler seeks EU manufacturers of printability tester machines to be imported in Japan

REQUEST from Japan, reference: BRJP20160923001, valid from 23-09-2016 untill 24-09-2018

Business
  • Start date:
    23 september 2016
  • End date:
    24 september 2018
  • Summary:
    A Japanese wholesaler of printability testers and other laboratory related products wishes to conclude a distribution agreement with EU suppliers of these products. Their main customers include major Japanese printing, ink, paper and chemical corporations. The company is looking for innovative laboratory products used for quality control and R&D, as well as for testing the behavioural properties of chemicals, pulp & paper, graphic arts and ink products.

  • Description:
    To expand its current product portfolio, a Japanese wholesaler company is seeking machines for the print-industry, such as printability tester machines, made in the EU. They are also interested in laboratory machines (for the non-printing industry) such as laboratory furnaces. The company is looking to conclude a distribution agreement with relevant EU suppliers.

    They are proud to supply printability testers with a long lifespan (more than 40 years) without any major defects and other testing equipment. Based on their years of experience, they have high level skills, possess information and knowledge on printability testing, which thus enables them to provide repair and maintenance services for Japanese printing business.

    They used to be a Japanese branch with head office based in the Netherlands, and in 2012, they have established an individual company in Japan.

    They have more than 10 years of experience with the chemical, ink and paper industries and have strong sales connection in these sectors. Therefore, they can help open the Japanese market to the potential partner with their existing in-depth network.

    As a distributor, they are focusing on printability testers and other testing machine for ink paper and chemical materials. Those products are used for quality control and R&D, as well as for testing the behavioural properties of chemical, pulp & paper, graphic arts and ink product Industries. Their main customers include major Japanese printing, ink, paper and chemical corporations. Their lines of business are compliant with ISO Standard 12634.

Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    Distribution services agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    The company is looking for printing-related products used for R&D and quality control.
    They are seeking innovative new lab products for corporate customers, in the R&D and quality control sections of chemicals, pulp & paper and graphic arts, ink product

    They are looking for the machines, such as printability tester for usage in laboratories for R&D in the printing industry. They are also interested in laboratory machines (for the non-printing industry) such as laboratory furnaces.

    They can take care of the maintenance and repair for the machines, expected that the manufacturer provides them with sufficient technical information and advices.

    Their expectation to the potential partner is as follows:

    - To provide sufficient technical information about the product (to enable them to take care of the maintenance and repair the product in Japan.)
    - Partner must be manufacturers of R&D related products which are used in laboratories
    - Intermediaries entities will not be considered
    - Interested companies should send an expression of interest providing a product catalogue and as much as possible details about their products

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

Organisation
  • Development stage:
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Printers
    Other industrial machinery for textile, paper & other industries
    Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
  • Technology keywords:
    Printing
  • NACE keywords:
    Wholesale of other machinery and equipment
  • Advantages and Innovations:
Client
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry SME <= 10
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
    Ja
  • Year Established:
    2012
  • Turnover:
    <1M
  • Country of origin:
    Japan
  • Languages spoken
    • English