WARD HI-TECH LAUNCHE NEW ALLIANCE WITH OKK OF JAPAN

Sheffield based CNC machine tool specialists, Ward Hi-Tech, have been appointed by Halbronn Machine Tools, as sole UK agents for the OKK range of high precision vertical, horizontal and 5 axis machining centres.

Halbronn, one of the largest machine tool suppliers in France, are principal OKK distributors for a number of European countries and have been looking to strengthen and harmonise the OKK dealer network throughout their territories. OKK and Halbronn have 30 years of experience in working together.

"We are extremely pleased to be partnering Ward Hi-Tech who are such a major UK CNC machine tool dealer, with a long established and loyal customer base" commented Nicolas Budrino, Sales Export Manager of Halbronn.

"Ward Hi-Tech's ability to provide a highly knowledgeable and technically competent sales approach coupled with their strong aftersales service and support team really influenced our decision to make this very important appointment", continued Mr Budrino, "the UK is a very important market place for OKK and I am quite sure that Ward Hi-Tech will be more than capable of growing additional business with the product and at the same time will provide reliable and speedy service support to existing OKK customers throughout the country".

Mike Burke, UK Sales Manager for Ward Hi-Tech commented,
"The addition of OKK to our product portfolio really enhances our existing machining centre range and enables us to provide a very high specification, top end option. The OKK brand has been well received for many years now. We are very aware that there are many multi user OKK customers throughout the UK who are extremely loyal to the product and who will continue to include OKK machining centres on their 'wish list' when next investing in new machine tools".

OKK products are built in Japan and the portfolio includes heavy duty and high speed vertical and horizontal machining centre alternatives with 'X' axis travels from 600mm up to 3500mm, together with a varied range of vertical and horizontal 5 axis models to a diverse range of precision parts for high technology sectors such as aerospace, automotive, medical and oil and gas.

For more information please contact Ward Hi Tech Limited on
0114-256-0333 or email: sales@wardhitech.co.uk

Release Date: 
Friday, 7 September, 2012 - 09:36