Harken and FSE ROBLINE announce distribution partnershipEffective November 1st, 2009 Harken UK Ltd. will take on the exclusive distribution of the FSE ROBLINE range of yachting ropes for the United Kingdom and Eire.
HARKEN, the international leader in sailboat hardware, is represented around the world by a network of regional offices and distributors.
"We are impressed with FSE ROBLINE´s commitments to development and to customer service. The technical motivations behind this strategic partnership are as strong as the commercial ones", said Cathy Ash-Vie, the Commercial Manager of Harken UK Ltd. "As a hardware manufacturer, we have a keen interest in staying on top of the latest advances in ropes and fibre technologies", said Managing Director Andy Ash-Vie.
FSE ROBLINE is one of Europe's top brands in yachting ropes and is manufactured by the Teufelberger Group, based in Austria. The company has seen consistent growth in recent times and has achieved an excellent reputation for innovation and service.
Commenting on the news, group President Florian Teufelberger said "We're ready for the challenge of building our international yachting ropes business, and HARKEN UK is the ideal partner for us. They have a brilliant experience with hardware and have a strong presence in the UK market. Together we have a lot to offer to our customers."