23 March, 2021
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Distribution services agreement

A Japanese company with many years of experience in the manufacture of personal protective equipment wants to introduce their industrial gloves to the EU market. The company produces natural rubber, chloroprene, and nitrile gloves. They want to engage in long-term collaborations with potential EU partners under a distribution services agreement.

The products manufactured by the Japanese company have the following advantages compared to competition:

1. Anti-vibration gloves: The company has developed knitted anti-vibration gloves which are one of its kind. The design created by the company is functional, simple and durable, while being environmentally conscious. It is very flexible, lightweight, and has an ergonomic design when compared to competing products. The main applications are for automotive, construction, forestry, and landscaping markets.

2. Anti-freeze nitrile gloves: Generally, nitrile starts to freeze at 0 degrees Celsius and will harden. However, the company has designed nitrile gloves which remain flexible even under -20 degrees Celsius with a secure grip in wet and oily conditions. Competing products usually do not have this anti-freeze resistance. The main applications are for general purposes, commercial fishing, and petrochemical applications.

3. Oil resistant gloves: Micro ceramic particles on nitrile coating offer excellent abrasion with a secure grip in oily conditions when compared to competing products.. Main applications are for automotive, petrochemical, oil, gas, and mining markets.

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Contact details: 
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation / info-eu@een-japan.eu