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Business opportunities in Finland <br />Various sectors<br />Finnpartnership - Finnish Business partnership programme <br />The Finnish Business Partnership Programme, Finnpartnership, is a trade promotion programme established and funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Finnpartnership’s mission is to increase commercial cooperation between Finland and developing countries. <br />Matchmaking service facilitates business partnerships <br />One of the main services provided by Finnpartnership is the matchmaking service, which helps companies and other economic actors both in Finland and in developing countries to seek out new cooperation opportunities. Finnpartnership channels business partnership initiatives from developing countries to companies in Finland and vice versa. <br />Business partnerships refer to long-term joint activities between companies or other economic actors in Finland and in developing countries, such as joint ventures, importing from developing countries or transfer of technology and know-how from Finland to developing countries.<br />If your company is looking for a business partner in Finland, please visit http://www.finnpartnership.fi/matchmaking<br />Potential business partners listed on Finnpartnership online database <br />Companies and other organizations can register their business initiatives and opportunities on Finnpartnership online database free of charge and browse for suitable business opportunities. Finnpartnership may also channel appropriate initiatives directly to relevant actors. Please visit www.finnpartnership.fi/partnersearch for more information.<br />Business opportunities in Finland: companies looking for business partners <br />Below you may find a list of business opportunities in Finland. Please contact Finnpartnership (email@example.com) to get more information on the companies and respective projects.<br />For more information please contact:<br />Helena Kekki (Ms)<br />Programme Coordinator <br />Finnpartnership – Finnish Business Partnership Programme<br />c/o Finnfund - Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd.<br />P.O.Box 391 (Uudenmaankatu 16 B), FI-00121 Helsinki, Finland<br />Email. Helena.firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Tel. +358 9 3484 3322, Mob. +358 50 3451966<br />Fax. +358 9 641 084<br />http://www.finnpartnership.fi<br />3x3 Ratkaisut Oy (3x3 Solutions Ltd.)Project informationProject name:General commercial secretary, agent and start-up services in FinlandProject location:Helsinki, FinlandProject description:3x3 Solutions Ltd is a Finnish consultancy company offering a wide range of commercial secretarial, agency and start-up services in Finland for foreign companies - acting and representing them as it was their own office in Finland. The company has been in the market since 1998 and the managing director personally has up to 30 years experience with the Finnish marketplace - ICT, Industry, Banking and Insurance. 3x3 Solutions Ltd can help you to reduce the risks involved in getting a foothold in the Finnish market by acting as your local representative to minimize costs and maximize efficiency by, for examply, through the following services: Offering you a single point of contact in Finland; Helping you to find new business connections in Finland via our considerable business network; Finding you the best local business partners to work with in any field - Law, ICT, Translations, Real Estate, Financial and Marketing; Performing preliminary market and feasibility studies - prices, competition, customers etc.; Assisting you in applying for different kinds of permissions and licenses; Assisting you in arranging any kind of a business event locally in Finland. Added: June 2009 Valid until: June 2010 Company informationCompany name:3x3 Ratkaisut Oy (3x3 Solutions Ltd.)Address:Siltavoudintie 6 APostal Code:00640City:HelsinkiCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.omasihteeri.fiIndustry:ServicesCompany size:MicroContact PersonName:Jussi RissanenTitle:Managing DirectorTelephone number:+358 50 555 9898E-mail:email@example.com<br />Airfil OyProject informationProject name:Sales partner sought for Airfil filters for mining industry and off-road work machinesProject location:Africa, South America, East-EuropeProject description:Airfil Oy is a Finnish Multi Filter Factory, established in 1981. There are over 5000 articles in the company's product range, which flexible production lines allow high production volumes as well as short series. Airfil's technical customer service and a sales team helps customers finding the right solution for every need of replacement filters. Being one of the most important filter manufacturers in the Nordic countries Airfil has a specialized production of filters for heavy vehicles, work machines and industrial use. The actual production range consists of Air Filters, Hydraulic Filters, Lubrication Oil Filters, Oil Separators, Cabin Air and air HVAC Filter and Filter Mats, as well as Suction Filters, Breathers and pressurized air Line Filters. The company is looking for distributors/sales partners- who are skilled players with Mining Industry, Off-Road Work Machines, Heavy Vehicles and Compressors in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe. The suitable sales partner of Airfil is for example a spare part distributing company/wholesaler, which has good contacts with service companies who offer service for the mining industry and off-road work machines. The Sales Partner can be also Service Company himself. (Depending on local circumstances maybe the end user will be mining company himself- so anyway good connections to Mining industry are appreciated). Moreover, Airfil is looking for filter element component manufacturers in developing countries, to import their components to Finland. Added: September 2009. Company informationCompany name:Airfil OyAddress:Mustanhevosentie 1-2Postal Code:37800City:ToijalaCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.airfil.fiIndustry:Manufacturing engineering and machineryCompany size:SmallContact PersonName:Aki Kantonen (Mr)Title:Sales managerTelephone number:E-mail:<br />AkkuSer LtdProject informationProject name:Partners in Asia and Africa sought for battery collection and recycling businessProject location:Asia and AfricaProject description:AkkuSer Ltd is a Finnish company specialized in recycling batteries and metals. The company was the first in Scandinavia to develop a technology that enables recycling of hazardous batteries and accumulators in an environmentally sustainable manner. The new technology allows the recycling of e.g. disposable batteries and rechargeable dry-cell batteries in an environmentally friendly manner. The method developed and used by AkkuSer Ltd allows various new products to be made with the materials used in batteries without a need for chemicals, heat or incineration. The technology raises the degree of material recovery from batteries and accumulators to a level that restores the original meaning of the term recycle. Currently AkkuSer processes most of the rechargeable batteries and battery waste generated in Finland and Estonia, half of that in Norway and Sweden. AkkuSer's technology is globally unique and the company has the capacity to accept waste from other countries and also to export its methods. The ISO 14001 certified recycling plant is located in the northern Finland. The company is currently looking into expanding the business model to Asia and Africa and is thus looking for partners to work with. The role of the partner would be to collect the batteries to be recycled and participate in the process of recycling the batteries as well as study the local markets. For more informarion on the AkkuSer, please also visit Cleantech Finland website at http://www.cleantechfinland.fi/success_cases/akkuser_ltd_hazardous_waste_recycled_without_harming_the_environment/ and http://www.cleantechfinland.fi/solutions/waste_management/akkuser/ . Added July 2009. Valid until: July 2010. Company informationCompany name:AkkuSer LtdAddress:Alasintie 8Postal Code:85501City:NivalaCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.akkuser.fi, www.cleantechfinland.fi/success_cases/akkuser_ltd_hazardous_waste_recycled_without_harming_the_environment/, www.cleantechfinland.fi/solutions/waste_management/akkuser/Industry:EnvironmentCompany size:MediumContact PersonName:Jarmo Pudas (Mr)Title:Managing DirectorTelephone number:+358 50 3120 591E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Please contact Finnpartnership to get more information on the companyProject informationProject name:An international company is looking for contract manufacturer(s) of Plastic Parts and Metal Parts for electrical-mechanical switching devices (load breakers and fuse switches) from UkraineProject location:UkraineProject description:An international company is looking for contract manufacturer(s) of Plastic Parts and Metal Parts for electrical-mechanical switching devices (load breakers and fuse switches): Most interesting are companies that have operations and/or experience on a) Switch production (mechanical low or middle voltage switches <3000V ) b) Previous experience of subcontracting to international companies (reference customers). The potential partners should be able to meet the following requirements and specifications for needs of contract manufacturing: 1. Injection molding machines for producing plastic parts. Primarily: Thermosetting plastic production (clamping force: 20-200/600T) Secondarily: Thermoplastic production [clamping force: 10-250T] 2. Machinery needed to produce metal (mostly copper) parts: Automatic and manual eccentric presses/punching machines (Stamping forces of 10-200T) Surface treatment equipment of especially silver. zinc- and tinplating are also appreciated. 3. Assemblies (sub-assemblies and complete products) are also possible to include into contract manufacturing. 4. Further Expectations on manufacturers: At least English-speaking contact persons Own capability of purchasing, financing and storing of raw materials needed for the production Knowledge of modern manufacturing procedures regarding: working methods, quality assurance (ISO9000), handling and maintenance of tools and machinery Delivery time (On time delivery) Logistics (handling and transportation of goods). Manufacturer would preferably have the possibility to meet as many demands as possible. Companies that only have thermoplastic production are not sought at this time. 5. These attributes are also appreciated: Good co-operation and dealing with authorities involved, for example customs and others Member of some supplier chain (co-operation with other companies); Possible customer references outside Ukraine Location close to other manufacturers and with good connections and logistical services for import and export of goods. The company has drafted a more detailed list of requirements of the supplier. Please contact email@example.com to get more information. Added: April 2009Valid until: December 2009Company informationCompany name:Please contact Finnpartnership to get more information on the companyAddress:-Postal Code:-City:-Country:FinlandWebsite address:-Industry:Manufacturing engineering and machineryCompany size:LargeContact PersonName:Please contact Finnpartnership to get more information on the companyTitle:-Telephone number:+358 9 3484 3322E-mail:-<br />Education Finder Oy AB (MKFC Helsinki College)Project informationProject name:Partners for Finnish education service companyProject location:Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian territories, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank & Gaza, Ghana, Nigeria, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, PakistanProject description:Education Finder runs MKFC Helsinki College that is an educational service company based in Helsinki, Finland. It is part of MKFC, one of the members of the Swedish Popular Adult Education family, founded 1991. Since the year 2001 the profile has been based on the Millennium Development Goals. The main goal for MKFC is Education for All, and to support this goal MKFC offers education with End-to-End eLearningTM. MKFC has worked, for example in developing countries since 1995, with education for excluded people, immigrants and the unemployed persons, to create social changes. The company is using action learning methods connected to theories and authentic environments integrated with working life. MKFC has an international network of partners in Europe, Africa and Asia. It's services include teacher training, eLearning, distance learning, vocational education and digital learning, to mention a few. The company wants to widen it's network and get support in conceptualizing it's educational service portfolio. They are also looking for both co marketing and sales cooperation on the international educational market as well as best practices to be used to enhance their international presence. In addition, the company wants to offer its vast international expertise within eLearning methodology or tools and vocational adult education. They are now looking for partners in their project countries to act as content providers and they also need human resources. Added: September 2009.Company informationCompany name:Education Finder Oy AB (MKFC Helsinki College)Address:Piritanaukio 3 B19Postal Code:00150City:HelsinkiCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.helsinkicollege.fiIndustry:Educational servicesCompany size:SmallContact PersonName:Viljami Kettunen (Mr)Title:Business managerTelephone number:E-mail:<br />Refecor OyProject informationProject name:Partner to localize products and cooperate in productionProject location:Finland, EU, Asia, Africa, ....Project description:REFECOR is the leading embedded electronics and wireless technology design company providing cost efficient products design for volume production and for concept verification, reference designs, Consulting and subcontracting design services, technology studies and engineering and wireless platforms. The company has a lot of experience in making high design quality for any volumes. The engineering has been involved in designing many products for several biggest brands, with different silicon and embedded software solutions. The company is very familiar with the co-operation with foreign companies and has excellent local and global networks. At the moment Refecor is looking for partners from Asia and Africa to form partnership related to product design and localizing products to meet the requirements of target customers. With the help of Refecor, the Asian and African companies can localize products in such a way that they better satisfy the requirements of European customers. Refecor also offers their design resources for projects that relate to development of local infrastructure, electronics and wireless technologies locally in Asian and African countries. These skills, possessed by Refecor, could be otherwise difficult to find in these market areas. Therefore it is encouraged to contact Refecor to discuss about such co-operation models more in detail. Added July 2009. Valid until: July 2010. Company informationCompany name:Refecor OyAddress:Teknologiantie 14Postal Code:90570City:OuluCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.refecor.comIndustry:Electrical engineeringCompany size:SmallContact PersonName:Jyrki Portin (Mr)Title:CEOTelephone number:+358 408203987E-mail:jyrki.portin (at) refecor.com<br />Sibesonke OyProject informationProject name:Partners (companies and NGOs) for mobile data services projectProject location:South AfricaProject description:Sibesonke Oy is a start-up company (NSN spin out) providing mobile data services for emerging countries. The mobile services are targetted towards lower-income people and based on locally relevant content generated by users (job market, buy&sell). Sibesonke's vision is to reach masses of consumers with life empowering services. Sibesonke's mobile service works already today over any cell phone in South Africa. While the main service is based on content generated by users themselves Sibesonke wants to enrich its service portfolio with services like health services, education or governmental services where the content comes from external parties. The company is thus looking for South African partners (companies but also NGOs) who want to (a) provide life empowering information (health, education) to the mass market middle and lower income consumers and/or (b) gain deeper insight on this consumer segment's needs and capabilities to use life empowering mobile services. Access to the service can be provided for the partner with no investments as the service is already up and running. Also training can be provided. Costs for content creation (e.g. health, education, governmental services) must be carried by the partner. Smaller scale consumer pilots can be carried out under special terms to be agreed. Company informationCompany name:Sibesonke OyAddress:Lehtikuusentie 16Postal Code:02880City:VeikkolaCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.sibesonke.comIndustry:Information and communication technologyCompany size:MicroContact PersonName:Uwe Schwarz (Mr)Title:CEOTelephone number:+358 503400469E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Traveller Oy/AbProject informationProject name:Traveller Oy/Ab looking for long term partnership candidatesProject location:China, Russia, Mongolia, DPRK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia and LaosProject description: Traveller Oy/Ab is a Finnish company specialised in Travel & tourism. Since 1993 they have provided travel and tourism services in Asia and Finland (Scandinavia & the Baltic states). The company is interested in establishing a joint venture in a developing country, establishing a subsidiary company in a developing country and other long-term partnership in with general sales agencies. The company is looking for interested companies for mutually beneficial partnerships in China, Russia, Mongolia, DPRK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos. Added: March 2009 Valid until: March 2010 Company informationCompany name:Traveller Oy/AbAddress:Kasarmikatu 26Postal Code:00131City:HelsinkiCountry:FinlandWebsite address:www.traveller.fiIndustry:TourismCompany size:MicroContact PersonName:Markku LindroosTitle:Managing DirectorTelephone number:+358 9 660002E-mail:email@example.com<br />Law and consulting subcontracting (Ref: 2009FIN013)<br />A Finnish law firm is looking for law/consulting companies in other European countries to act as a subcontractor / consultant. Firm's main focus lies in the international transactions of enterprises from other member states of the European Union. The clients of the firm receive legal advice on their transactions in Finland from attorneys who have extensive experience in providing international legal services. The Finnish law firm offers competent legal advice in international transactions including questions of national law of the local business environment. The company specialists' offer effective legal expert advice in cross-border activities. The company is offering co-operation to other companies in projects/cases as a subcontractor/consultant in the following fields: Mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, incorporations and joint ventures, Industrial construction projects, International trade and marketing, Arbitration, litigation, and debt collection, International assignment of employees social security matters, International taxation in connection with all matters listed above. Partner is expected to have interest towards operating in Finland and/or doing business with Finnish companies<br />Sector: Services<br />Distribution of plastic short pipes (Ref: 2009FIN014)<br />A Finnish company is looking for clients (distributors, retailers) to purchase a new Finnish high quality design of BorECO BA212E plastic short pipes for renovation of old sewer pipes by no-dig technology (underground). They offer short pipe dia DN200 mm SN8 for renovation of dia 225 mm old concrete sewer pipes and 250 mm for 300 mm old concrete sewer pipes. The pipes are easy to install, durable design, high quality products. The relation between quality and price is guaranted. The partner is expected to know customers in the field of old sewer pipe renovation (underground, no-dig technology).<br />Sector: Construction, Rubber and plastics<br />Reselling of high quality pellet burners (Ref: 2009FIN015)<br />A Finnish metal company is looking for a reseller and installer for its Finnish high quality pellet burners. Company's current products are 50 and 100 kilowatt's pellet burners. The burners are made in Finland, and they will be transported to a partner company to a current country. The partner company will take care of the products reselling, installation and service. The company sells pellet burners to their partner in low wholesale price. The consumer price is approximately two times more expensive. Furthermore, their partner will have customers in his own country by doing the service. It is expected that the partner is an energy industry specialist and is able to both sell and install burners to end customers.<br />Sector: Energy, Manufacturing engineering and machinery<br />PISA tested educational toys for children for reselling (Ref: 2009FIN016)<br />Finnish supplier of high quality children's rhyme bags and other educational toys for children is looking for resellers for its rhyme bags.<br />Company is a supplier of educational childrens' products with high-quality Finnish design. Company's main products include rhyme bags for educational and language therapy purposes. Company also owns the characters that are widely used not only in childrens textiles but also in crockeries, bags, wallets, etc.( "
). The characters have gained popularity in Japan and Finland. The characters are well known in childrens' clothes and textiles as well as in childrens' table-wear. The products have passed the PISA-test. Company is interested in licencing these very popular characters that are designed by well known Finnish illustrators and are unique in their nature. Suitable resellers for rhyme bags are e.g. wholesalers to schools, day care centers, children accessory stores, book shop chains, retail chians, toy shops. "
characters could be lisenced by table-war manufactures, textile manufactures, etc.<br />Sector: Textiles and clothing, Educational services<br />Intermediaries for unbreakable polycarbonate plastic drinking glasses (Ref: 2009FIN017)<br />A Finnish manufacturer of plastic products is looking for intermediaries (e.g importers, wholesalers) for restaurants, mass events and shipping companies for their unbreakable polycarbonate plastic drinking glass series. The company produces 13 different series of unbreakable plastic drinking glasses based on their clients' requests (e.g. design, colour specifications, logo inputs, etc). The company is also involved in making special taylor made plastic drinking glass products for its intermediaries. Due to the injection mould method, the taylor made products require certain minimum quantities. The importers of the existing product line can purchase also smaller quantities. The plastic glasses are very suitable for example to mass events. Glasses are unbreakable as their features and they can take up to approximagely 1000 washing times in washing machines. Different indivual printings (e.g. logos on glasses) are an added value that the company can offer to importers. The raw materials used meet all the criteria of EU laws in relation to grocery products, thus, it is easy to import. Also the operating expenses utilising these glasses in restaurants and mass events are very low.<br />Sector: Packaging and materials<br />Design furniture (Ref: 2009FIN018)<br />A Finnish manufacturer of design furniture (main product coat rack) is looking for a reseller for its own design furniture. Company's current products are design furniture. The main product is a coat rack. The pieces of furniture are made in Finland, and they will be transported to the partner company. The partner company will take care of products reselling. The partner can be e.g an owner of a design store or an importer. <br />The company sells design coat racks to their partners in low wholesale price. Consumer price is approximately 2,5 times more expensive. Coat racks wholesale price to the partner depends on quantity. The company expects that the partner is dealing with high quality design products, not with cheap low quality products.<br />Sector: Furniture<br />Game design, game production and software usability (Ref: 2009FIN019)<br />The company works in game design and production for different kind of devices. One of their main products is a treatment tool for memory rehabilitation and upkeep. Another product worth mentioning is the usability evaluation method for software and a testing tool for software usability. The company is looking for partners (preferably with contacts to healthcare sector) to resell their game solutions.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology, Health and pharmaceutical<br />Electrical radiators and towel rails (Ref: 2009FIN020)<br />A Finnish manufacturer of oil filled electrical radiators and towel rails is looking for importers and resellers (e.g. construction companies, building material resellers and intermediaries for heat-water equipment stores). The company manufactures oil filled electrical radiators and towel rails (three sizes in height - 200mm, 400mm and 600 mm). The thermostats are bi-metal, electric, microprocessor and "
. Radiators are available to install on the wall as well as they can stand by their own feet. The company can produce special series for industry specific requirements. Power of the products can range from 350 W up to 1500 W. The company can offer high-quality and safe products - made in Finland. Heaters and towel rails have Russian product certificates. The radiators are healthy and odourless. Every product is checked and tested several times.The heat this company's products can offer is cost-effective: In addition of it being pleasant, a uniform room temperature means saving in costs. If the indoor temperature changes are significant, the requirement for heat and aptly name "
also grows. The oil volume in the heater harmonises the temperature differences and prevent the constant hot-cold-hot changes in the external temperature, the radiators heat moderately - not too much and not too little. The produced heat is healthy: The electric heating element of a conventional heater can become burning hot and as a result can cause dust and other airborne particles to breathing difficulties and can agravate allergic conditions. In these heaters, the heating element is surrounded by oil in an enclosed space and consequently never. The air humidity in the room remains balances. Free and odourless, these heaters are often natural choice of allergy sufferers. The company expects the partner to have knowledge of heating business area as well as expertise in optimising the distribution to the end user.<br />Sector: Energy, Electronics<br />Water purification systems for households (Ref: 2009FIN021)<br />A Finnish supplier of water filtration systems is interested to become an agent for products like: devices to purify water for household needs. The company seeks complementary products to their own product pallette, like UV-filtration, ion/cation exchangers, etc. They are also interested to sell their own water filtration products to European customers through potential trade intermediaries. The brand is well know in Finland, which means that it would be easy to expand sales in Finland through their existing customer contacts. Their own product is environmenatlly friendly (no chemicals used). It is also robust design and requires less maintenance.<br />Sector: Environment, Manufacturing engineering and machinery<br />Auto levels, rotation lasers, line lasers and tools for construction (Ref: 2009FIN022)<br />A Finnish wholesaler of auto levels, rotation lasers, line lasers and tools for construction, building and renovation is looking for a retail sale company/trading company/agent to distribute its products in Europe, Africa and/or Middle East. The potential partner should have experience from measuring tools and construction tools. The company offers good relationships to producers, reasonable prices, long experience, technical support, storage, fast delivery, service and spare parts.<br />Sector: Electronics, Construction<br />Subcontracting in research and commercial technology based sensors, measurement devices, actuators for precise manipulation, customized instrumentation solutions and related R&D services (Ref: 2009FIN023)<br />A Finnish university research based company is offering subcontracting in research and commercial technology based sensors, measurement devices, actuators for precise manipulation, customized instrumentation solutions and related R&D services. The company is university research based and located in high-tech city of Oulu in Finland. Their customers are Life Science companies and research institutes which have demanding measurement device and instrumentation needs, typically requiring a combination of different technologies. Their expertice includes: Life Science instrumentation, measurement devices and measuring systems; electronics design and sensors, especially optoelectronics; mechanical engineering and manufacturing; biophysics, experimental and theoretical neuroscience, especially electrophysiology; mathematical analysis and modeling: signal processing, linear and nonlinear system analysis, information theory and biophysical modeling. Their collaboration network provides complementary knowledge, skills and additional capacity for digital electronics and embedded systems, software development, optical design, robotics and automation. The company is looking for partners for their business. Partners should have a need for acquiring knowledge and/or extra resources needed for their R&D or service business with solution based compensation (as a default the hourly rate based service is not offered). Partners benefit from technically advanced and cost effective solutions which can strengthen their competitive edge. Company's products and services are based on latest research and commercial technologies often enabling completely new openings in the partners' R&D and/or service business.<br />Sector: Electrical engineering<br />Country/area distributors and sales/marketing partners for wireless monitoring and alarm systems (Ref: 2009FIN024)<br />A Finnish company specialised in totally wireless monitoring and alarm systems (focusing on care sector and private household applications as a leading supplier in Finland) is seeking country/area distributors and sales/marketing partners on chosen markets.They are also open to discuss joint venture possibilities. The wireless alarm system has a centralized server structure and allows for easy integration of monitoring of different areas such as safety, well being, patient and property monitoring building control.Main advantages the company could offer to a potential partner include: A new very strong innovation, providing a strong competitive edge in both terms of financial gains with both point of installation sales and long-term subscription income from end users. Also the only system by which it is possible to wirelessly and seamlessly combine and integrate modern technological systems required in buildings. The partner is expected to have good market position with functioning sales and distribution organization.<br />Partners for subcontracting machine manufacturing (Ref: 2009FIN025)<br />A Finnish company specialized in components related to lifting and power transfer for the mechanical engineering, machining and building construction industries is looking for partners who need subcontractors for the machine manufacturing. Company produces steel wire ropes, wire rope slings, lifting products, load binding equipments and rigging hardware. The company offers subcontracting service to machine manufacturers. They have specialised produce components from Steel Wire Ropes. The company also produces lifting equipments. They request Steel Wire Ropes and other lifting products ( chain components e.g.). The parner company needs to be a reliable partner who possess expertise in machine manufacturing.<br />Sector: Manufacturing engineering<br />Intermediaries of excavators and wheel loaders (including spare parts) (Ref: 2009FIN026)<br />A Finnish manufacturer of buckets and quick couplers for earth moving machinery is looking for intermediaries who provide buckets and quick couplers for earth moving companies and crushing plants that use buckets in their work. The company is also looking for intermediaries of excavators and wheel loaders (including spare parts) that are interested to add their buckets and quick couplers into their sales offering and act as resellers. The company is able to offer highly competitive work tools made out of high-quality materials using high methods of welding (quality workforce and automatic welding machine) with an experience of almost 50 years of manufacturing buckets and quick couplers. The buckets are well designed from a very practical point of view. As a partner they are reliable and a company at a growing state. Potential reseller of spare parts it is expected to have a genuine willingness and motivation of selling and marketing companys' products on the market. Also a genuine willingness to co-operate with a foreign company is necessary.<br />Sector: Manufacturing engineering<br />Subcontractor for producing plastic parts (Ref: 2009FIN027)<br />A Finnish subcontracting company specialised in manufacture of plastic moulding is looking for companies who are interested to subcontract the company in order to produce plastic parts (anything between 1g to 1,8 kg) with machine sizes of 20 - 450 thousands. The company can also produce the molds on their own and produces plastic parts accroding to client's specific requirements. <br />The company features a fully automated production facility in Finland with very competitive plastic part products. They can also offer flexibility in capacity as they own total of 17 production machines.<br />Sector: Rubber and plastic<br />Grocery and retail chains and specialy store chains to resell orchid fertilisers (Ref: 2009FIN028)<br />A Finnish producer of specialised fertilisers for orchids is looking for grocery and retail chains and specialy store chains who wish to add the fertilisers into their product variety. The company is looking for direct contacts to intermediaries/wholesalers/retailers. The company possess a ready made production solution to be put into the shelves or retailers. The main advantage are in the product itself as it is unique to its features. The fertiliser is ready to be used without any need to mix water or other liquids into it, and it is very secure product to be placed into the retailers shelves as it is not a toxic liquid. The partner would preferably be a purchase organisation of large retails with gardening products.<br />Sector: Agriculture and food processing<br />Intermediaries for conducting company surveys and research services as well as conducting the surveys (Ref: 2009FIN029)<br />A Finnish pioneer company specialised in producing tools for conducting company surveys and research services as well as conducting the surveys is looking for intermediaries. The company is also open to consider a joint venture or purchasing a small company with this type of know-how. Company offers various types of market research services, customer satisfaction surveys, targeted marketing analysis, potentiality surveys, etc. The company develops practical and easy to use software applications for collecting, analyzing and communicating interest group feedback.Their www-feedback system is an Internet service in which the data collected with the help of www-pages, e-mail or traditional methods is directed to the research server for analysis. The company supports its customers' profitable growth with essential research data. They produce information with clear business benefits and process it into an easy-to-use form. They also assure efficient utilization of the research results.The service offering concept is fully productized, thus, this is a ready concept for a company to offer into existing and potential new clients requiring research services. Company is the most grown company in Finland for this type of product concept. Company's web-based reporting applications are unique of their nature. Applications can be run by end users online remotely.The application has a very easy user interface, thus, it is easy for the user to learn to use it, and requires minimal education. The company has all the knowhow on how to maximise the benefit of surveys and research activities in companies. The partner is expected to be active in its sales efforts in order to gain new clients to utilise the service offering. Knowledge of how to sell the researh and survey services is appreciated. Partner needs to be able to understand its clients business as from point of view being their constultant in their research and survey activities. Business knowledge and research knowledge is a preference of the suitable candidate companies to act as partner to the Finnish research company.Sector: Services<br />Intermediaries for automatic plate element machines for building facades under construction process of sanitary facilities, and view- and noise reduction fences (Ref: 2009FIN030)<br />A Finnish producer of automatic plate element elements (for building facades for sanitary facilities + view-and noice fences) machines for building facades under construction process of sanitary facilities, and view- and noise reduction fences is looking for trade intermediaries. <br />The company has developed an automatic plate machine that produces thousands of ceramic plates in just few seconds. The company also has created a unique application that utilises the use of mobile technology during the building and repair process of sanitary facilities. The company can offer energy efficient evaluation services in order to save over 50 % in normal energy costs of buildings.<br />By using this method of making plate elements off the site the partner can save even 60-90 % off the labour costs. There are huge time savings, building process can be moved from sites to factories where ergonimic conditions are better, thus, highering the capacity of producing facades in one place, etc. Company can guarantee remarkable cost savings in labor costs. Company will also provide all its know-how to operate the machine as well as to produce the plates under franchise lisencing agreement. The partner company can be a distributor or reseller of plate machines or an agent representing many smaller construction companies. The partner is expected to have readiness to invest into the plate element machine. <br />Sector: Construction<br />Partners for Business & Management consulting company (Ref:2009FIN031)<br />A Finnish Business & Management consulting company is looking for companies interested in starting their business activities in Finland. The company offers various investigations, analysis & project management for companies wishing to start business activities in Finland, especially in Western Finland region, preferably in a field of electromechanical, automation, telecoms and related industry. The company can assist their client companies as a business consultant and offer business agency activities as well as acting as country manager/representative/contact person for the companies in Finland in mentioned knowledge areas. Also partner search and arrangements with potential partners for client companies can be done. The company has a long and vast experience in Finnish electromechanical, automation and telecoms industry as well as in project business. They have excellent knowledge on industrial players in the field as well as good relations to educational and government bodies. Company can offer themselves to be their clients local contact and project manager in various business projects. Do not hesitate to get in contact with this company with your serious, relevant & appropriate business operation needs.<br />Sector: Services<br />Resellers and service agents for lifting and handling equipment for ambulances (Ref: 2009FIN032)<br />A Finnish manufacturer of lifting and handling equipment for ambulances is looking for resellers and service agents as partners for the military ambulance vehicle products it produces.The company is looking for a distributor or reseller to be the sole distributor of superior military ambulance equipment - vehicle manufacturers and local defence/armed forces being the main end client target sector.The company is also looking for reliable service partners for its products. The company offers its full series of products for distribution at profitable retail prices and all required technical and logistics support. The distributor has the advantage of creating low-risk sales with high profitability from retail of products once a customer is found. Treatment base products are compatible in almost any military vehicles and thus can be used in most military vehicle ambulance conversion projects. Possible distributors/representatives are military vehicle manufacturers and contractors who modify such vehicles. Potential service/maintenance agents can be companies who are experienced in or have existing contracts with governments and defence forces for maintenance of medical / other products. Partner is expected to have considerable knowledge and experience with military vehicles and military organisations as a customer. Partner is also expected to be able to either service and maintain the products (educated through provided training) or become a local or global marketing force products as a distributor or representative.<br />Sector: Transportation<br />Multilingual rich text messaging for mobile devices (Ref: 2009FIN001)<br />A Finnish SME has developed an advanced multilingual messaging software component designed for mass market phones. The software implements all functionality required for native rich text messaging for any mobile de-vice. Software enables richer content by using the standard SMS technology as the carrier, still maintaining the backward compatibility with industry standards. Mobile device manufacturers and software developers are sought for partnership and licensing.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Tools and services for machine vision, pattern recognition and generic machine learning (Ref: 2009FIN002)<br />A small Finnish high technology company, whose main focus is in the area of tomographic imaging, also has a considerable amount of experience in building camera-based machine vision systems, especially in industrial settings. In that context, the company is offering tools and services related to developing software for specific vision-based applications. Industrial partners for further development and companies for testing new applications are sought for technical and commercial cooperation.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Bluetooth temperature sensor accessory for PCs and mobile phones (Ref: 2009FIN003)<br />A Finnish SME has developed a Bluetooth enabled temperature sensor accessory. The product can interface with any smart Bluetooth device - such as computers, mobile phones, PDAs or mobile computers without any need to modify or configure the sensor; from a distance of over one hundred meters. The product can be easily further developed to include other type of sensors and switches. A partner to produce and market, or to take full ownership of the developed product is sought.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Improving wireless local area networks (WLAN) by end-user quality monitoring (Ref: 2009FIN004)<br />A Finnish company, specialized in quality monitoring of end-user wireless local area networks (WLAN), is searching for industrial partners that can use the monitoring technology in their services, enabling them to provide quality WLAN platforms for end-customer’s needs. Some areas of business critical wireless applications are logistics, hospitals, manufacturing and production. The collaboration could be licensing, technical cooperation or commercial agreement with technical assistance.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Wireless vibration monitoring systems for earth work, bridge construction, energy production and manufacturing plants (Ref: 2009FIN005)<br />A small Finnish embedded solutions device manufacturer offers innovative wireless multipoint systems for vibration control. The systems can be used as predictive maintenance systems of machinery and engines as well as systems for structural health monitoring and damage detection. The systems are easy to install with minor disturbances to sites. Partners offering vibration monitoring systems and model-based analysis software are sought for commercial cooperation requiring technical consultancy.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Advanced GPS repeater for indoor or covered space (Ref: 2009FIN006)<br />A Finnish SME has developed a CE certified GPS repeater. The device is used to relay GPS signals to places where they cannot normally be. The GPS repeater operates by receiving GPS satellite signals with an antenna located outside the building and re-radiating them to the indoor or covered space. Company seeks partners for license. Also partners are sought for distributing the product and/or developing new applications.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Expertise in Demanding RF and EMC Design areas (Ref: 2009FIN007)<br />A Finnish SME, specialized in product development and research in demanding RF (Radio Frequency) equipments, offers services in RF and EMC Design areas including EMC (Electro Magnetic Compatibility) testing. Services are based on efficient design and simulation tools as well as EMC and electronic laboratories utilizing state-of-the-art RF measuring instruments and other tools. Partners are sought for technological co-operation in EMC and RF Design areas.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Carrier-grade technological platform for testing and developing mobile applications and technologies (Ref: 2009FIN008)<br />A Finnish mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) has built an environment for development of new mobile services. The MVNO provides an advanced and authentic wireless environment, with carrier-grade enablers, where companies can test and further develop their wireless applications and services. MVNO is looking for partners, who are interested in developing and testing wireless applications, services and technologies.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Wireless noise monitoring systems for industry, communities, military, airport, traffic, energy production and mining applications (Ref: 2009FIN009)<br />A small Finnish embedded solutions device manufacturer offers innovative wireless systems for noise control. The systems enable simultaneous multipoint noise monitoring, high-quality data collection and elimination of the influence of the external noise sources. The system is fast and easy to install causing minor disturbances to the daily operation of the site. The company is looking for partners offering noise or other monitoring systems to target customers. Commercial agreements are sought.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Mobile Device Management solution for businesses that manages mobile devices remotely and transparently Over-The-Air (OTA) (Ref: 2009FIN010)<br />A Finnish company has developed a solution that brings next-generation mobile device management available for any organisation. Added to traditional mobile device management features such as settings provisioning and data synchronisation, the solution offers desktop-like remote management of smart phones. It offers service providers and enter-prises a structured method of managing groups of devices in multilevel organisation. Partners are sought for license agreement and technical co-operation<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Fast Internet communication method specially for Governments and Cities to handle emergency messages through web pages interactively even via mobile devices (Ref: 2009FIN011)<br />A Finnish small company has a patent granted system by which one can present documents and WWW-pages to anyone on the Internet from anywhere in the Internet. The advantages are: to open a session in any location needs only an Internet browser without any additional modules; no fast connections are required. The company is seeking a deal which is agreed on the license bases or respectively. Probably further development on the system is needed by partners for local market areas.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />Software Validation Facility for embedded systems (Ref: 2009FIN012)<br />A Finnish SME, specialised in the satellite on-board software development and validation, has developed a software validation (SVF) facility for workstation testing of real-time embedded software. SVF is a custom test environment providing means for unit, integration and functional testing of target software in a simulated test environment. Partners from software industry are being sought for the development of further applications in the non-avionics domain and to exploit the existing know-how.<br />Sector: Information and communication technology<br />