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22nd February 2019
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Danby launches in the UK as first part of European expansion project
Danby Appliances, the leading Canadian manufacturer/distributor, has announced its expansion to Europe commencing with the UK market.
The company, which specialises in developing feature-rich and design-led home comfort products such as air-conditioners, dehumidifiers, air purifiers and cooling products like wine-chillers, beverage centres, fridges and freezers, will offer a range of products across all retailer sectors via technology distributor Exertis.
Heading the Danby launch across the UK (including Ireland) and EU is industry veteran, John Welbourn.
"Danby is one of North America's most compelling home comfort and appliance brands producing specialist products for over 70 years," explains John. "Danby has a recognised heritage in design and engineering, leading to numerous design firsts.
"In being a leading supplier of products to multiple market sectors like retail, education, healthcare and hospitality across Canada and the US, Danby has the experience, scale and flexibility to achieve significant growth.
"In appointing Exertis, one of Europe's largest and fastest growing distribution houses, we have a partner who offers us a proven and dynamic route to many market sectors with the relationships, capacity and desire we require to achieve our brand plans."
Danby president, Jim Estill, who is well known in Canada and throughout the world for both humanitarian and business successes, is visiting the UK this month to launch the business. Jim says:
"The UK is an important step in our ambition to develop and grow our European footprint. The Danby way is to offer value-added products that give our retail partners the opportunity to sell something new and exciting. We have a strong existing product stable aligned with new, exciting, technology-based products on the horizon.
"We look forward to building long-term profitable relationships with our partners in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe."
5th October 2018