Within its internationalization strategy, a Spanish company specialized in manufacturing hot melt adhesives for packaging in the food industry is looking for distributors or commercial agents. Specially, they are seeking partners having relationship with customers in the food sector, such us providers of cardboard or packaging machines (technical service or manufacturers). The company offer full range of high quality and innovative products with excellent performance on different substrates.
The Spanish SME is manufacturer of hot melt adhesives (HMAs) for sealing a great variety of substrates as corrugated cardboard including PE (Polyethylene), PP (Polypropylene), PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) or wax coated surfaces. The company has full range of HMAs based on EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate) and metallocene, which offer a trouble-free bonding and a cost effective performance. Moreover, the company is specialized in all type of HMAs formulations for packaging applications in the food sector. The products show an excellent efficiency at all case making, wrap around and cardboard sealing applications in the food sector and are compatible with all packaging machines, production speeds and application methods. As manufacturers of HMA pellets, the company has the capacity to design, manufacture and deliver any HMAs in pellets needed by customers through their R&D staff. These HMA pellets have been used for packaging in different sectors: food, ceramic tiles, deep freeze products, and other industries. Within their process of growth and expansion in EU and other third countries, the company offers a sales collaboration in terms of trade intermediary service (representation, distribution agreement or trade agency service). The SME already has good experience with companies that operate selling products in sectors such as food or packaging (in general). These companies introduce the HMAs to their own customers. Also, the Spanish company offers technical support and training if needed. Exclusive contracts can be offered if sales opportunities are interesting. The factory and head offices are based in Alicante (Spain). The SME is competitive on European market with high quality standard products through cost effective production processes (Production capacity = 200 tons per month). As future customers, the SME is interested in food manufacturers for: • Baby food • Baked goods • Beverages • Breakfast foods • Canned (tinned) foods • Chips, crisps, corn snacks, nuts and seeds • Dairy products • Cheese foods • Frozen foods • Meats • Oils, butters and fat spreads • Spreads, jams and honeys • Prepared/ready-made meals and foods • Seafood • Snack foods • Soup and noodles
Innovations and advantages
- Flexibility: The company has the knowledge and experience to design, manufacture and deliver any HMA formulation in pellets. - High quality and innovative products: patented HMAs able to bond very demanding substrates at high machine speeds. - Very good performance on coated board, PP and PE. - Full range of products as EVA-based HMAs and metallocene-based HMAs. - Low application temperature HMAs, deep freed grades and other additional products.
Market application codes
07003 Food and Beverages
08001007 Coatings and adhesives manufactures
08003005 Other industrial machinery for textile, paper & other industries
09004006 Packing products and systems
Intellectual property rights
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Type of partner sought
- Type of partner sought: Companies having relationship with customers in the food-business, e.g., providers of cardboard, packaging machines, technical service packaging machines, etc. - Specific area of activity of the partner: Packaging services, cardboard providers, packaging machines producers for the food sector. Food manufacturer. Adhesives. - Task to be performed by the partner sought: The distribution company or the agent should: • Assure the dissemination of the hot melt adhesives in the markets where they are active • Grow and maintain the business in their respective territories • Ensure customers' satisfaction and technical support