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A German inventor is looking for sock manufacturers with different fabrics in Asia, Eastern Europe or the Balkans under a manufacturing agreement

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ABSTRACT

A German inventor is looking for manufacturers of two different types of footwear, namely socks, with two different fabric thicknesses. The two types of socks should be combined to a new sock product. The manufacturer should produce both types of socks. Ideally the new supplier can provide also packaging, stock and shipping logistics form. They are searching for partners in Asia, Eastern Europe or the Balkans. Cooperation should be based on a manufacturing agreement.


FULL DESCRIPTION

The German inventor is based within Frankfurt Rhine-Main-area. For a new business idea, they are looking for suppliers of two different type of socks. The two socks are made from different fabric materials. The manufacturer should be able to produce both socks from different fabrics thicknesses.

The first type of sock should be a thin synthetic type that would consist of for example approximately 90% polyamide and 10% elastane.

The second type of sock should be a cotton type that would consist of ca. 75-85% cotton and 15-25% polyamide-elastane mixture.

Both types of socks should be available in different sizes.

Additionally, the company is interested in partners for packaging, stock and shipping logistics, as well as sales on demand. Preferably these additional services would be from a single source, but this could also be provided by other companies.

They are searching for partners in Asia, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Turkey. Cooperation should be based on a manufacturing agreement.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: There are no special technical requirements for the manufacturing of the socks. In fact the company is looking for normal standard socks.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The German inventor is looking for manufacturers of two different types of footwear, namely two socks. The socks are foreseen to be from different fabric thicknesses. The supplier searched should be able to deliver both kind of socks.

The first type of sock should be a thin synthetic type that would consist of for example approximately 90% polyamide and 10% elastane.

The second type of sock should be a cotton type that would consist of ca. 75-85% cotton and 15-25% polyamide-elastane mixture.

Ideally, the socks should have the German company's logo printed, especially the cotton type sock. Preferably the logo should be printed on both types of socks. Both socks should be available in different sizes.

It would be good if the producer can scale the production. For the inventor at this moment it is difficult to already estimate the demand and the acceptance of the product by the market.

The size of the business partner is secondary. However, preferably the partner would be able to package, store and ship, sell the socks, too. But this is not a necessary precondition and could be provided by other partnering companies, too.

Ideally, a single company would produce both types of socks and also be able to package, store and ship, sell them.

They are looking for partners in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Turkey or Asia.


Advantages & innovations:

The concept and the usecase of the resulting endproduct are innovative and unique. The newly developed product solves a very common problem. It is very easy to use and also durable. The product can be sold at a very reasonable price. Please be aware that the company is not able to disclose further details at this stage in this profile.


Development Stage:

Prototype available for demonstration - There are no special technical requirements for the manufacturing of the socks. In fact the company is looking for normal standard socks.


IPR:

Patent(s) applied for but not yet granted

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
GERMANY
Profile date
11/08/2021
Deadline
12/08/2022

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

Manufacturing agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Retail & Wholesale \ Textiles, Leather & Footwear
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
none...
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Wholesale of clothing and footwear
MARKET KEYWORDS
CONSUMER RELATED / Retailing / Clothing and shoe stores / CONSUMER RELATED / Consumer Products / Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery) / OTHER / Manufacturing / Textiles (synthetic and natural)

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Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number BRDE20210806001

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