Solukon announces distribution partners in the US
May 24, 2023
Solukon, Augsburg, Germany, has announced new distribution partners to strengthen its market position in the US, reported to be one of the company’s core business areas alongside central Europe. The new US partnerships consist of five US companies, dividing the sales area by states.
All US Solukon distribution partners will report to Michael Sattler, Global Sales Director at Solukon who is also responsible for the global reseller network. “As pioneer and market leader in depowdering it is important to us, that customers and prospect receive the best possible consulting service wherever they are located in the world. Partnering with DMARK, Hartwig, MAHAR, Phillips and BahFed will not only eliminate the time shift effects but gives every US prospect a regional depowdering contact person nearby”, shared Michael Sattler.
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West coast: DMARK Corporation
In the western USA, Solukon is now represented by DMARK Corporation. Since 1987, DMARK has been providing manufacturers with CNC Machine Tools and Additive Manufacturing Equipment. The company, based in Los Alamitos, California, now serves Solukon customers and prospects in the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.
Central US states: Hartwig Inc.
For the states in the middle of the US Solukon has partnered with Hartwig, Inc., a machine tool distributor based in St. Louis, Missouri. Hartwig is known for their manufacturing solutions and support of turning, milling, grinding, EDM, and Additive Manufacturing. In the field of AM, Hartwig already partners with EOS with whom Solukon also has a strong partnership.
The Solukon activities at Hartwig will be coordinated by Jens Kautzor, Additive Manufacturing Sales Engineer at Hartwig and cover the states of Idaho, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana and Illinois.
States around Lake Michigan plus Ohio, Kentucky and Mississippi: MAHAR
Since 1947 MAHAR Tool Supply Compnay has been a full-service tooling support partner, providing solutions for their customers across industries such as automotive, medical or energy. MAHAR’s programs range from basic traditional supply to full commodity management programs.
The distribution area of MAHAR includes the states Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Mississippi. In addition to the US states, MAHAR will also be the trusted Solukon agent for Mexico, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico.
North- and south-east: Phillips Corporation
The North- and South-East of the US will be covered by additive and machining expert Phillips Corporation. In AM Philips already features machines from EOS, among others.
The company distributes Solukon machines in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Florida.
Governmental agencies in the US: BahFed
Nationwide, Solukon partners with Portland-based company BahFed Corp to supply federal, state and local government customers with Solukon depowdering stations. BahFed holds several GSA Schedules and is a NASA SEWP V contract holder, allowing the company to serve government agencies and organisations throughout the United States.
Solukon has already concluded distribution partnerships in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Canada over the past year and a half.