A Dutch company specialized in child safety has a product range with articles to prevent painful and serious indoor accidents in child day-care centres, kindergartens and schools, but also at home. Sales have increased strongly and in future they want to continue this growth by extending the distribution network. The company is looking for wholesalers with a strong network in the field of schools, kindergartens and nurseries to collaborate within the frame of a distribution services agreement.
The Dutch company is founded in the year 2000 and has the mission to create a safer world for children. Every year, many children's fingers are trapped in the door and doorframe causing serious finger injuries. Finger entrapment in doors mainly happens in the age group 0 to 8 years old. Finger pinch injuries in the door and the doorjamb are one of the most common causes for visits to hospitals in this age group. To prevent fingers from getting pinched in the door and doorframe the company started offering a finger guard system for doors. The system consists of a wide strip for the gap side of the door and a narrow strip for the hinge side of the door. Currently the company designs, develops and distributes a wider product range to create a safer world for children by preventing painful and serious accidents to them. Products: - finger guards: systems to prevent finger entrapment at the hinge side of the door - corner guards: systems to prevent injuries due to sharp angles of walls, window sills and tables - window alert: system that prevents children from falling out of windows The finger guards, corner guards and window alert are for consumer use, professional use and industrial use can be applied at schools, kindergartens, nurseries, child day-care centres and at home. The products are sold in 65 countries on 6 continents. The child safety products are produced in Europe mainly. The systems are quick and easy to install by a handyman or consumer. The company expects to grow exponentially in their export countries worldwide. To be able to offer future customers the attention required, the company is looking for new distributors, interested in collaboration within the frame of a distribution services agreement.
Innovations and advantages
The company has been very successfull and has a continuous growth of over 25% each year. Distributors are offered: - a niche product with good profit margin - several services like quick supply from stock and world-wide shipping - sales and marketing support - continually innovation and extension of new products to the current range
02006003 Fire Resistance/Safety
Market application codes
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
07004003 Home furnishing and housewares
07005004 Education and educational products and materials
Intellectual property rights
Type of partner sought
The products are sold via kindergarten, pre & primary school suppliers now. Therefor the type of partner sought are wholesalers specialized in selling products to nurseries and schools in their region. Door hardware suppliers also are invited to become distributor of the safety products.