Partnering opportunity

Swedish producer of upholstered chair making it easy rising and sitting is searching distribution service agreement

Summary

A renowned family owned Swedish furniture producer has developed an upholstered chair which makes rising and sitting easy. The patented product is often used by elderly persons who has problems getting up and down in a normal chair. The product can be used both in private homes and in for example care facilities like elder homes. The company is now seeking distribution service agreements in Germany, UK and the Netherlands.

Partner sought

The company is now seeking distribution service agreements. Two types of partners are sought: 1. Resellers of furniture or related products targeting elder person or persons needing aid in their homes. These partners should target consumers using the product in their private homes. 2. Resellers of furniture or related products who already supply for example elder homes or similar. These partners should target public buyers and most probably have good understanding of the public procurement system and a well-established network in their local market.

Description

A family owned Swedish furniture producer with more than 115 years within the industry is focusing further on its international expansion. The company has besides its ordinary product range of traditional upholstered sofas and chairs developed an upholstered chair which makes rising and sitting easy. The patented product is often used by elderly persons who has problems getting up and down in a normal chair. When sitting down in the chair the mechanic system follows the user down and gently lets you sit. In seated position the support mechanism is locked allowing normal usage of the chair. Raising is made easy by just leaning forward, and the chair allows you to carefully rising up. The product can be used both in private homes and in for example care facilities like elder homes. Usage from different users is possible as the mechanism covers several weight classes. There are two weight groups which the mechanism can be fitted to support. The company is now seeking distribution service agreements in Germany, UK and the Netherlands. Partners sought are resellers that target the private customer who use the products in their private homes. Besides the private market, also public usage is an important market and partners are sought who already today supply furniture or related products to for example elder homes or similar.

Advantages and innovations

- Chair for easy rising and sitting - Fully mechanic system - No electricity needed meaning no cables which can cause unnecessary risk situations. - Lockable mechanism - no risk for unwanted movements in the chair. - Removable and washable fabrics - 60 degrees Celcius. - Several colors of fabrics available. - Adjustable seat heights. - Possible accessories: seat cushions that do not absorb liquid.

Development stage

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Design Rights,Patents granted,Trade Marks


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