A Portuguese manufacturer of professional workwear has developed a new range of products designed for work in subzero temperature environments, combining a high thermal protection with lightness and freedom of movement. The company is looking for partners interested in distribution services agreement.
Portuguese company specialized in the design, manufacture and supply of an integrated and optimized solutions of work wear and personal protective equipment. The company developed a certified by EN 342 products to work in sub-zero temperature environments. The products are: 1 - Parka (indicated for average activity: 1 hour for -40º; 8 hours for -25º / indicated for light activity:1 hour -21º; 8 hours -6º) 2 - Jacket(indicated for average activity: 1 hour for -39º; 8 hours for -24º / indicated for light activity:1 hour -21º; 8 hours -5º) 3 – Anorak (indicated for average activity: 1 hour for -42º; 8 hours for -26º / indicated for light activity:1 hour -23º; 8 hours -6º) 4 – Coat (indicated for average activity: 1 hour for -40º; 8 hours for -24º / indicated for light activity: 1 hour -21º; 8 hours -5º) 5 – Coverall (indicated for average activity: 1 hour for -41º; 8 hours for -26º / indicated for light activity: 1 hour -22º; 8 hours -6º) The company, founded in 1986, sells every year more than 767000 individual protection equipment, manufactures more than 153.000 work wear, complying with 60 international standards. This medium company has a capacity of 1.500 m2 storage with about 4.000 references in their catalogue have made more than 245.000 customizations for specific products. They are able to cut, produce the mould and manufacture. The capacity to design for each specific client is their main competitive advantage that allowed them to produce the above mentioned products that are lighter than competition. The company is present in Portugal, France, Angola, S. Tome and Principe, Mozambique, and Cape Verde. Due to their expertise, the company has important clients that range from fast food, automotive, security, retail, healthcare sector. As part of their international strategy, based on their competitive advantage, the company is looking for distributors abroad that are interested in a distribution services agreement of this specific range of products.
Innovations and advantages
The Portuguese company was able to design and manufacture work wear that allow workers to work in negative temperatures environments but the materials used are very light and comfortable. This competitive advantage is being well accepted by the market, namely by big distribution channels.
11004 Technology, Society and Employment
Market application codes
09004008 Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)
Intellectual property rights
Comments, number and date of patent
The trademark is protected in Europe.
Type of partner sought
The company looks for distributors that can sell the products of work wear targeted for negative temperatures in their own countries, namely work wear wholesalers and retailers companies that wish to complement their offer.