Multiplex have announced that J.Perkins Distribution will be their sole agent in the UK going forward. The German firm are owned by Hitec of South Korea who themselves already use Perkins for UK distribution so the news comes as little surprise to industry watchers.
Just received, the press release is as follows:
MULTIPLEX Modellsport GmbH & Co.KG, a leader in the design, development and manufacture of innovative RC Aircraft and Radio Control Systems, is pleased to announce that it has signed an Agreement with J Perkins Distribution Ltd, the premier UK RC model distributor to the Model and Hobby industry in the UK.
Under the terms of the Agreement JPD are planning to supply and market a full range of Multiplex aircraft, Accessories and Radio products to retailers in the United Kingdom and Eire.
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Dieter Woerner, M.D. of Multiplex, said: “JPD's broad product distribution and proven track record complements our innovative product lines perfectly. We have been impressed with JPD’s ability to meet the individual needs of their UK dealer network in these demanding times. Technical RC product distribution requires the highest quality standards and we look forward to developing our relationship with Mike Perkins and his Team at JPD.”
Mike Perkins, Director of JPD and son of founder, Jim Perkins, commented: “Multiplex have established a strong reputation in the Radio control and RC Aircraft market. I am, therefore, delighted that Multiplex have agreed to work with us providing a first class service to our customers in UK and Eire”.
J Perkins Distribution Ltd., Northdown Business Park, Ashford Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2DL.
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 854300