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Aquafax appointed as UK distributor for Pains Wessex marine distress signnals

A leading brand of marine distress signals, Pains Wessex, has appointed Aquafax as its UK distributor.  Aquafax is an established distributor of marine equipment and has six offices across the UK.  The company will be responsible for distributing the Pains Wessex range into the UK leisure market.

Nigel Pearson, managing director of Aquafax said, “Pains Wessex products are a new addition to our range and we are delighted to be appointed as their new UK distributor.

“With a team of more than 70 experienced staff we have the logistics and infrastructure to fully meet customer needs – including some of the best technical support in the industry.”

Chris Feibusch, sales manager of Drew Marine Signal and Safety commented, “We welcome Aquafax into our worldwide distributor network and look forward to growing sales of Pains Wessex sales in the UK.”

Aquafax’s head office is in Luton and it has regional distribution hubs at Hamble in Hampshire, Middlewich, in Cheshire, Wroxham, in Norfolk, Plymouth, in Devon, and Glasgow, Scotland.

Pains Wessex products are manufactured by UK-based Drew Marine Signal and Safety, the world’s leading supplier of marine distress signals to leisure and commercial marine markets.

Pains Wessex products have been helping to save lives for more than 100 years and are specified by the world’s navies, merchant fleets, fishing vessels, rescue services, airlines and leisure craft. They are available through a global network of more than 200 distributors.

Drew Marine Signal and Safety, based in Havant, is at the forefront of campaigning for improved global marine safety regulations to ensure the safety of mariners throughout the world.

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