This is a Chinese company specialised in designing and manufacturing of household appliances. According to the company development strategy, it seeks from the European market novel mechanical industrial design applied to a bottle holder in a refrigerator door. The Chinese company prefers a commercial agreement with technical assistance cooperation method.
The Chinese company was founded in 1986 starting as a tiny conventional household appliance workshop. The company’s main products include refrigerators, freezers, household oven, washing machines, televisions, air conditioners, water heaters, extractor hoods and gas cooking stoves etc. After more than 30 years of development, it has developed into one of the famous members in the field of household appliances. In the meantime, the company has gained its famous and reputable brand as well as dozens of subsidiary brands. The company has a mature marketing channel and a stable client base. In order to keep ahead of the market, the company gives high emphasis on the products innovative technology development. The Chinese company is willing to embrace potential partners' new perspectives and corporate cultures. Currently, the Chinese company is looking for novel mechanical industrial design applied to bottle holders in refrigerator doors from the European market. The needed design will be used to update the Chinese company’s household refrigerator product catalogue. Potential partners also should be able to provide relevant technical training or support for the new technology implementation into the Chinese company's household refrigerator products. The Chinese company prefers a commercial agreement with technical assistance cooperation method. But other cooperation methods also could be considered.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
European universities, companies or research institutes which have adjustable bottle holder mechanical design technology applied in refrigerator doors are preferred. Potential European partners who have other advanced and innovative household refrigerator technology are also welcome for a talk.
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:
Traditionally a bottle holder is designed on a refrigerator door. But it is designed to be fixed and un-adjustable. In order to meet the need of modern market, a novel mechanical design to change the old style needs to be developed and applied. It means to design a bottle holder with mechanical lifting and declining adjustment function on the refrigerator door. The design should follow below requests: 1.The design should only involve sheer mechanical parts to realise the adjustment function with no electrical structure. 2.The operation should be simple and stable. Both left and right sides should keep synchronicity during adjustment. 3.The new bottle holder should be able to be easily disassembled. 4.The design should allow single-hand operation. Performance parameters requirement: 1. Location: the bottle holder is inlaid on the door body. 2. Life cycle: 3,000 times. 3. Work temperature range: 0 ℃ to + 10 ℃; Humidity range: 10% to 95% RH (Relative Humidity). The parts involved should not rust in this environment.