Success at METS 2008, growth in sales worldwide, and award winning recognition for innovation at IBEX and SEAS Istia has prompted Fastmount Ltd, the New Zealand designer and manufacturer of the revolutionary Fastmount removable panel mounting systems to strengthen their distribution team in Europe.

Marine industry specialists with a wealth of knowledge in both the OEM and refit sectors in the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Finland and Sweden have been selected. Fastmount is strengthening its team with the appointment of Kroon B.V in the Netherlands and Belgium, Neva Marine in Turkey and MarineMan Oy in Finland and Sweden.

"With customers in more than 40 countries and growing demand in Europe across production yards, superyacht and refit, we want to ensure our customers have efficient and easy access to our Fastmount system.

Customers can choose to deal with us directly via our online ordering system or with one of our worldwide distributors," says Gregg Kelly, Director, Fastmount Ltd.

Established in 1908, based in the Netherlands, Kroon B.V is the agent for many of the worlds leading manufacturers and suppliers of marine hardware and tools.

They provide a comprehensive product range in categories such as seawater-resistant hinges and locks; boat fittings and mountings; hardware for luxury yachts; marine quality adhesives and sealants.

Kroon B.V is an ISO certified company that employs over 200 people with multiple outlets in the Netherlands. Contact Marc Pepping at m.pepping@kroon.nl or phone (+31) 598 858534

Turkey is quickly becoming an important boat building market. The combination of it’s reputation in ship building and cost effective labour make it an attractive option for boat builders. Neva Marine has been appointed Distributor of Fastmount systems in Turkey. Established in 1992, Neva Marine represents over 20 companies from Europe, USA and Japan and works closely with the yacht builders throughout Turkey. Contact Nurettin Caliskan nurettin@nevamarine.com or phone +90 216 447 0600 or GSM: +90 533 733 9416

Located in Helsinki, Finland MarineMan Oy imports and provides specialist components for the Marine industry. Ole Sandaman, Managing Director, MarineMan has over 40 years experience in the marine industry. Contact Ole Sandaman ole@marineman.fi or Ph: + 358 10 4235220