Finnish companies operating in the textile, clothing and furniture sectors have a range of opportunities to increase their competitiveness, add capacity and source quality products by cooperating with companies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Turkey. Countries in these regions are not too distant, offer cost-effective production resources and have long traditions in textile, clothing and furniture production, and companies in these locations have extensive experience in working with foreign partners.
The advantages which make companies located in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey an attractive choice for sourcing and production include free trade agreements in the textile sector between CEE-countries and the EU and a common understanding of European ways of doing business. Suppliers in these regions are also flexible as they offer short lead and delivery times and are usually ready to handle orders of smaller and varying size. Nearsourcing, company responsibility, ecological production and transportation are trending topics which many companies’ consider when making strategic decisions. These factors enable competitive and responsible production that covers for example environmental aspects near Finnish companies’ home markets.
Companies located in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey have different strengths and each country features strong segments in which the focus can be textiles, materials or techniques or on specific products. Finpro can help Finnish companies in the textile, clothing and furniture sectors find partners who meet their quality, price and capacity requirements.
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Finpro has experience of working with Finnish companies from various industries, including textile, clothing and furniture, to expand their business by finding suitable sourcing and production partners in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey. If you want to enhance sourcing and production, add flexibility, find better quality or capacity at competitive rates, Finpro has the connections and expertise to help. Working together, we identify the best partner candidates to answer your company’s needs.
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