Hakko confirms HK Wentworth as its sole authorised distributor for UK
16 October 2019
Hakko, a leading manufacturer of soldering, de-soldering, PCB rework & fume extraction equipment, have confirmed that HK Wentworth Group is its sole authorised distributor of Hakko products in the UK & Northern Ireland.
HK Wentworth has a long standing relationship with Hakko Corporation, spanning over 30 years, and holds sole authorised distributor status for the brand in Australia and New Zealand. Following HK Wentworth’s recent acquisition of the UK’s previous distributor of Hakko tools, Dancap Electronics, Hakko are delighted to confirm sole distributorship for the HKW Group in an additional territory.
HKW Group have already invested in a brand new website for Hakko UK, offering customers the opportunity to purchase Hakko products via an ecommerce platform, something which has been long overdue for the region. To build on this new customer journey, experienced Sales Manager, Derek Dutson has joined the team to provide customers with technical support and knowledge, as well as provide live demonstrations of tools as required.
HK Wentworth Managing Director, Ron Jakeman commented: “This represents a great opportunity for us and we are delighted to share our status as sole distributors for the UK & Northern Irish market. We are pleased to be able to build on our existing relationship and to expand the Hakko brand presence, and are very positive for the future.”
Derek Dutson, Hakko Sales Manager added: “As a Japanese family-owned business, Hakko pride themselves on the personal touch. For example, each and every one of their stations are signed by the designer in question. We plan to extend a very personal service to our customers here in the UK & Northern Ireland, offering friendly and knowledgeable support for this high quality Japanese brand.”
Find out more at: www.hakko.co.uk
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