All change for Bessey and Rowland Tools
In January 2019 Mathew Hydleman acquired Rowland Tools from the previous owner Mike Thornborrow. Mathew was the MD of Gedore UK for 22 years. During this time the Bessey brand had substantially grown in the UK which as a separate brand was also always sold through Gedore UK, so to move forward and develop further it required a greater focus and more specialised distribution. Effective Jan 2nd, 2019 Rowland Tools became the UK Distributor for Bessey Clamps, together with the recent addition of the premium range of FAMAG Wood Boring Tools and the existing premium range of the Bondhus Hex Keys and Tools made in the USA.
After many years in the trade, the previous owner Mike Thornborrow retired in May 2019 having aided the introduction of the new owners. Rowland Tools now operates from a new modern Warehouse facility in Baildon West Yorkshire. The expert Sales team is complimented by Sales Director Mike Clegg (covering SE England) who also worked for Gedore UK for 19 years and Ben Clare in the North of England and Ireland who also has several years’ experience.
Rowland Tools offers Distributors Premium Brands which are manufactured by specialist Factories. The unique nature of the product ranges offers Distributors high quality focused products for professional users and an exceptional profit margin opportunity. Rowland can make ordering easy for dealers with a new fully accessible B2B online ordering facility with a livestock feed for all ranges.
Rowland Tools will continue to expand in the coming years, always offering Premium Brands with competitive prices and full support to Distributors.
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