Agents, distributors and licensing partners sought by a UK SME for a novel retractable ladder stabiliser system

OFFER from United Kingdom, reference: BOUK20170120004, valid from 01-03-2018 untill 31-01-2019

  • Start date:
    1 maart 2018
  • End date:
    31 januari 2019
  • Summary:
    Agents, distributors and licensing partners are sought by a UK SME for their retractable ladder stabiliser upgrade system, that can be retrofitted to existing ladders and integrated into new ladders to improve safety and meet stringent EN131 regulations.

  • Description:
    The SME is looking for partners to build the market share of their award winning retractable ladder safety product or for partners who can utilise their technology and patents. This product should keenly be of interest, as since October 2017 the European-wide BS EN131 standard has made the use of stabiliser devices when working with ladders compulsory.

    The product addressing the to year on year increase in injuries and fatalities when working at heights. With improper ladder use, which this product inhibits being one of the main reasons for this increase.

    This SME has developed a stabiliser that is retractable and can be installed on most aluminium extension ladders. The design would also be easy to incorporate into new ladder designs to meet the new BS EN131 standard.

    Agents and distributors of construction products are sought for partnership agreements. The company would also consider licensing the use of the design to ladder manufacturers who wish to quickly develop new products to meet the new regulation.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    License agreement, Distribution services agreement, Commercial agency agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    A partner is sought who is representing companies with construction related products, distributing construction related products or is a ladder manufacturer.

    The UK SME would like its partners to start by evaluating the product and then once they are convinced by the products quality discussing the possibility of partnerships via an agency, distribution or licensing agreement.

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

  • Development stage:
    Already on the market
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Distributors, imports and wholesalers
    Manufacture of construction materials, components and systems
    Distribution of building products and systems
    Engineering and consulting services related to construction
  • Technology keywords:
  • NACE keywords:
    Manufacture of tools
    Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.
  • Advantages and Innovations:
    The product offers the following advantages to any user / partner:

    - Prevents ladder slipping backwards and sideways
    - Provides extra stability
    - Independent leg works on uneven ground
    - Fits most aluminium extension ladders
    - Quick to install
    - Can be folded or removed when not in use
    - Simple mechanism
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry SME <= 10
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
  • Country of origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Languages spoken
    • English
    • French