Blaydon, UK – UK-based manufacturer Petersen Stainless Rigging is broadening its horizons by expanding into the US market. The company has opened a new business, Petersen Stainless Rigging & Aerospace, Inc.,serving the United States, Canada and into South America.
Kevin Bell, CEO of Petersen Stainless Rigging, commented, "Petersen is committed to providing our customers across the world with specialist products, technical expertise, and first class support, and this new opening in Annapolis will enable us to respond ever more effectively to the growing needs of our North American customers.”
Petersen has appointed Vernon Hultzer as President to lead on North American operations. Vernon made the move to Petersen having spent 15 years as General Manager at Wichard Inc., and will be a familiar face to many of Petersen's customers. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and brings with him a wealth of technical sales experience and industry knowledge, as well as a strong background in product design and development.
“I’m extremely excited to get started” said Vernon. “Given Petersen’s high level of technical knowhow and strong internal product quality, it provides an excellent base for growth in several key industries within the North American market. I know that we will be able to do great things here.” The warehouse and offices for Petersen Stainless Rigging & Aerospace, Inc., are in Annapolis, MD, ideally placed to serve the thriving marine industry both there and further afield.
About the Petersen Stainless Rigging group of companies
Petersen designs, manufactures and supplies stainless steel rigging hardware solutions for the marine, lifting, construction, aerospace and other industries. Our head office and factory are in Blaydon-on-Tyne in the north east of England, with offices in the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United States, and Malaysia.
For More Details Contact:
Vernon Hultzer, President & General Manager of US Operations
T: +1 (401) 835-1850