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Flood barrier and clean up products .ECO friendly

Member: d.kendall
Located in: East Sussex, United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Business Details

Business Stage:
  • Start-up/Seed (business to be started)
Amount Required:
  • £100000.00
Investment Types:
  • Equity/shares
  • Sales & marketing
  • Equipment/inventory purchase
  • Working capital
  • Agriculture/Garden/Horticulture
  • Building & Construction
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Environmental Services
  • Oil/Gas/Electricity/Natural Resources
  • Wholesale Trade

Short Description

Since 2000 insurers have paid out £4.5 billion to customers whose homes or businesses have been hit by flooding. This is up 200% on the £1.5 billion paid in the previous decade .

This patent pending product will substantially reduce the cost of flood clean up and restoration.

My business concept is to provide efficient absorbing products that are easy to use and easy to dispose of after use.
Manufacturing the products from sustainable sources that are readily available in most parts of the world.
The product is in its latter stages of Patent approval (Patent submitted in 2009)

Executive Summary

Background: Zorbmat Ltd was incorporated in June 2010

Products: Zorbmat is a patent pending fluid absorption product/s that is intended for the flood clean up and restoration market but also has a strong market place for the commercial and domestic fluid leak and flood reaction product sale.

Customers & Sales: Zorbmat customers are government agencies, national flood restoration and insurance response care businesses, local authorities and small local businesses. Although predominantly UK based, customers will be won internationally. Zorbmat principal products range in weight, size and price. The product will be sold in multiples on a B2B basis.
The business has produced sample products and attended exhibitions, the products have been well recieved and have raised great interest from all sectors.
The business and products are ready to enter the market place.

Operations: Zorbmat at present does not have an established manufacturing base and this is part of the business plan to explore the best manufacturing practice or out source the manufacturing. The company does have an office base.

Management: The business so far has been project managed by the Director who is the invention designer and filed the patent application in 2009. The Director has many years experance in sales and marketing of envirionmental equipment to the recycling industries as well as being a C&G trained engineer. The Director having also 16 years experance with in the fire and rescue services.

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