Trading agency offers distribution services to foam and nonwoven processing companies interested in entering Polish market
A trading agency, based in Western Germany, has been operating on the German and Polish market for over 20 years. It has an in-depth market knowledge in the national upholstered furniture industry and extensive contacts to numerous foam manufacturers.
Since 1995 the company has been working with West European manufacturers of polyurethane foams (PUR foams), used especially in the furniture and automotive industry. It distributes their products on the Polish market, which offers a lot of possibilities. In 2018 Poland was the sixth largest producer and the world's fourth largest exporter of furniture. The agency has excellent contacts to numerous upholstered furniture factories in Poland, one of the largest upholstered furniture district of Europe. The German company has achieved good results in terms of revenue growth - the results of the last 3 years showed an increase at the level of 15-25% per year.
The agency sees an enormous potential on the Polish market for companies dealing with foam processing. Therefore the agency is looking for experienced cooperation partners with know-how in foam processing techniques, such as punching, CNC-converting, waterjet cutting etc. who want to expand on the Polish market under distribution services or commercial agency agreement. The German company will deal with marketing and logistics using the existing contacts, which afterwards will be expanded by hiring a person or persons responsible for the regionalisation of distribution in Poland.Advantages & innovations Cooperation plus value: The company offers extensive experience in sales and marketing on the Polish market. An in-depth knowledge of the national furniture and mattress industry allows to take a broader cooperation with new business partners under distribution services agreement and commercial agency agreement. Contacts in the Polish upholstered furniture industry as well as to various foam manufacturers from Poland and other European countries can be also provided. Technical Specification or Expertise Sought Cooperation sought: The German agency is looking for companies that have many years of experience and know-how in the field of foam processing (foam and nonwoven cutting, stamping, contour cutting, packaging materials, etc.). Partner sought Cooperation area: The German company is looking for cooperation partners who want to enter or expand on the Polish market. They seek experienced companies processing flexible foams for upholstered furniture and packaging industries (foam cuttings/mattresses, contour cut parts, punched parts, packaging cuttings, foam and nonwoven composites). Partners sought need to have extensive know-how in foam processing techniques, such as punching and waterjet cutting. The German agency will be responsible for marketing and logistics. The question of warehousing is an open issue for further discussion in order to agree on common expectations. Type and size Cooperation task: SME 11-50,SME