Iran, automotive rubber components: technology transfer, manufacturing support / consultancy

13 June 2011 #SMMT News

Iranian family company, started 50 years ago, is producing rubber and metal engine mountings and automotive rubber parts generally,  employing 500 in Teheran supplying major Iranian OEMS producing Peugeot 206 / 405, own-brand SAMAND passenger car produced by Khodro and SAIPA produced by Kia. They are now seeking UK company with experience in this area to assist them develop the business / product line further with technology transfer and management consultancy services support. The Iranian owner has been brought up in UK and maintains a UK base with his family. Iran produces 1.5 million vehicles each year and business owner sees major opportunity with UK support to introduce a wide range of products to the Iran OEM and aftermarket. The owner would like to meet a UK company with similar manufacturing expertise and with technology know how they would be prepared to introduce to Iran with a flexible arrangement open to discussion and mutual agreement to suit all parties. Other products of interest include TPE weatherstrip, windscreen wipers, all kinds of water and petrol hose.

There is also an opportunity for an experienced former senior automotive executive to provide management expertise to assist the owner develop the company on a flexible consultancy basis. Must be automotive sector experienced and able to travel to Iran for 1 week in six or 10 days every two months. Skills sought are in new product development, new parts introduction / project management.

Contact: Mr. Naser Nabipour,  Gilan Rubber Compant Ltd. Tehran Email Tel: +98 (131) 5554760 Mobile: 00989121162006  UK Mobile: 00441246416855

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