De Haan heads stateside
By Alex Dahm05 February 2020
Dutch manufacturer of lifting blocks and wire rope and chain accessories, De Haan Special Equipment, has appointed a group of companies to represent it in the USA.
The seven companies will give De Haan representation across the country. It is the first time the company has had appointed sales and distribution representatives.
On offer will be hook blocks, snatch blocks, hooks, wire rope sockets and other rigging accessories. Crane owners, crane dealers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will be target customers. De Haan forecasts that within four years it will have a market share of at least US$7 to 10 million.
After an initial meeting in October 2019 in the USA, the first representatives’ day took place in January at De Haan SE in the Netherlands. As part of its launch the company and its new representatives will be all present at the ConExpo exhibition in Las Vegas in March 2020.
In the picture, from left to right, are the new representatives (except where noted): Mark Romey; Jeroen Hut, De Haan sales manager; Dean Marriott; Joe Payne; Jeff Klitzing; Dirk Stamhuis, De Haan commercial director; John Paul Payne; Joe Bridgeman; Fred Tugend; Tony Payne.