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SIXTY82 continues expansion into Germany with SIXTY82 German Division and partnership with CAST

SIXTY82 continues expansion into Germany with SIXTY82 German Division and partnership with CAST
SIXTY82 continues expansion into Germany with SIXTY82 German Division and partnership with CAST

Germany – SIXTY82, ‘The New Original’ manufacturer of next-generation trussing and staging solutions, has taken exciting steps towards its expansion across Germany with the start of SIXTY82 German division.

“The start of SIXTY82 German division is a reaction to the expanding needs of the live events industry for rapid delivery times of first-rate products and a service that is second to none,” says Fokko Smeding, CEO of SIXTY82. “With SIXTY82 German division, we believe that we can ensure our customers are provided with expert technical support from experienced people. Therefore we hired specialists Michael Kempe and Christian Schoof to provide extra service and attention to the German market.”

Germany is one of the biggest markets within Europe so, to put a strong sales structure in place, some planning was needed: and because SIXTY82 is so familiar with the German market, it is also happy to announce its newly formed partnership with CAST as its official competence centre and premium reseller. This close partnership will ensure high availability of SIXTY82 products all over the country, while simultaneously providing strong support and after-sales service.

CAST is an extremely well-established company in the live events industry, and its current position as one of the most valued players in the field will be an outstanding addition to the SIXTY82 family. With their extensive experience and knowledge of the German market, CAST will be able to help SIXTY82 customers’ every need, so providing markets that have been longing for extensive service.

“The name SIXTY82 stands for innovation and vision like no other manufacturer of trussing,“ says CEO of CAST, Heinz Siller. “For decades, we have known the founders of this company. From the beginning, we have been in an amicable business, and together we have walked a great distance. Our collaboration led to the development of new products, unified in the passion for trussing and constructions. I truly believe that SIXTY82 is a perfect fit for us.”

“This is the perfect time for SIXTY82, and we are happy and excited to launch our activities in Germany together with CAST,” comments Michael Kempe, sales engineer of SIXTY82 German division. “I am looking forward to getting in contact with old friends from our industry and establishing the new business relationships that are awaiting SIXTY82.”

Headquartered in Drachten, SIXTY82 has every component required to change the way that lightweight structural systems are used. With over 100 years of experience in the entertainment industry, the team of SIXTY82 can provide growing demand for craftsmanship and technical know-how. They are committed to the continuation of innovative means of improving product and service, driven by a passion for their craft, to ensure their customers can continue to build incredible stuff. With their growing international network of carefully selected distributors, they guarantee full distribution coverage to its customers.

In picture: Arved Hammerstädt and Heinz Siller; Rainier Smeding, Christian Schoof, Michael Kempe and Date Jonkman

12th November 2019

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