Video graphics, video capture and display wall technology vendor Datapath has appointed broadliner and sparepart specialist EET Europarts as an official distributor of its products. The deal encompasses most of Europe and parts of Africa, through EET Europarts offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The distribution agreement is part of EET Europarts' determined strategy to become a leading distributor of products and solutions for the Pro-AV & Digital Signage business.
"Datapath is a world leading innovator in the field of computer graphics and video wall display technology, and EET Europarts is a reputable multichannel distributor, so this agreement will prove beneficial to both parties," says Claus Calmar, Business Manager, Pro-AV & Digital Signage at EET Group, and continues: "EET Europarts has a reputation for exemplary customer support which will reflect well on Datapath’s business, and with a proven track record of success, and growth, plus Datapath’s added value products, the partnership will boost EET Europarts’ position in the Pro-AV and Digital Signage marketplace."
Serving more than 42,000 resellers and handling more than 900,000 deliveries per year, EET Europarts is aiming to be positioned and recognised as the preferred distribution partner for brands seeking deeper penetration in European markets. The areas in which it seeks excellence include outstanding vendor and customer service, superior product know-how, outstanding IT features and a high degree of reliability.
"We are very pleased to have agreed distribution through EET Europarts with their very strong and broad presence in Pro-AV in Europe," says Bjorn Krylander, Managing Director of Datapath. "We are confident that our shared focus on service will be hugely beneficial to the customers."
EET Europarts acquires Barex
Danish broadliner and sparepart specialist EET Europarts continues its expansion with the acquisition of the Norwegian AIDC specialist Barex Distribution. CEO at EET Group, John Thomas says "We have been successfully growing the POS & Auto ID business in recent years, and we have expanded our product range significantly. The acquisition of Barex Distribution AS will strengthen our position within the business area of POS & Auto ID equipment even more, and add new competences and well-known brands to our portfolio. This acquisition shall be seen in the light of our determined strategy of becoming one of the leading POS & Auto ID distributors in the European market before 2020. And we are confident that the product portfolio and the highly skilled organization within Barex Distribution AS will be an important factor in that process."
As part of the acquisition, EET Europarts will take over a strong team of experienced and highly skilled employees from Barex Distribution AS.
General Manager at Barex Distribution AS, Lars Peter Dahl is very pleased with the acquisition. He says "We really look forward to become part of a large and professional company like EET Europarts. Seeing how successful EET Europarts has been growing their business areas, I feel very confident. I believe the impact of EET Europarts´ unique and efficient distribution model in combination with the products, knowhow and competences from Barex, will bring substantial growth to the POS & Auto ID business."
The acquisition of Barex Distribution AS is the third acquisition made by EET Europarts this year.
To the question whether more acquisitions should be expected, Group CEO John Thomas replies "We have historically been very successful in our acquisitions and demonstrated, that we are able to develop and grow acquired business activities significantly with our expertise, our unique e-trade platform, our state-of-the-art logistics set-up and our wide distribution network throughout Europe and Africa. Therefore we have included acquisitions as an important part of our growth strategy also going forward. We expect to complete 4 to 5 acquisitions on an annual basis, so I reckon we close another transaction or two before the year end.".
The Swedish Barex is not covered by the acquisition.
Denmark: sparepart specialist and broadliner EET Europarts has acquired Scandyna, a local speaker company and manufacturer of the unique and sculptural Podspeakers. The acquisition of Scandyna is a part of EET Europarts' ambitious growth strategy for the Home Entertainment & Lifestyle Electronics business area. Two years ago EET Europarts acquired the Danish Audio/Video development and design company ViewMedia, and established Clint Digital. The Asgard wireless audio streaming speaker series from Clint has in 2015 received two prestigious Red Dot Awards and two of the renowned iF Awards for excellent design and outstanding functionality. Scandyna products will be distributes by EET Europarts through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
Airtame selects EET Europarts
Airtame, developer of an affordable high-performance wireless HDMI stick for enterprises, has selected EET Europarts to become the first ever Airtame Master distributor for the European region. With almost 25,000 preorders currently from 98 countries worldwide, the distribution agreement includes fulfilment management throughout the world and a resale distribution partnership for Europe. All existing orders will be fulfilled by EET Europarts according to the existing shipping structure, through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Airtame is a small stick you plug into any HDMI based display, TV or projector. It allows users to mirror laptop screens and stream pictures and presentations from mobile phones and tablets - all wirelessly, by simply installing an app on their device. Designed for enterprise use, Airtame supports streaming to one or multiple screens, from any OS, offers dual Wi-Fi and, despite being a professional-grade solution, has a price tag that is closer to consumer products. Airtame's solution maintains a balance between the affordability of products such as Apple TV, Chromecast, and the usability needed to address the needs of enterprises. The solution enables companies to implement and manage the device across multiple screens and locations.
EET Europarts gets trunk
Broadliner and sparepart specialist EET Europarts has started the distribution of cases and sleeves for notebooks and tablets from Danish vendor Trunk. These products are available through EET Europarts offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
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