Blue Hill, Maine – January 2013 – Hydro-Photon, Inc., makers of the SteriPEN® brand of portable UV water purifiers, are pleased to announce a new UK distribution partnership with Whitby & Co., effective January 1, 2013.
Whitby & Co. are one of the UK’s leading distributors in the Outdoor, Safety/Rescue, Field Sports, Industrial, Military and Law Enforcement markets. Whitby distributes some of the world’s leading brands in their respective markets.
The industry leader in portable water purification, SteriPEN® products use ultraviolet light to quickly and effectively destroy dangerous microbes in drinking water. “We look forward to working with Whitby & Co. in 2013 to provide excellent service and support to our existing customers and to identify new customers in the broad range of markets that they cover,” says Frank Remus, Executive V.P. of Global Sales for Hydro-Photon, Inc.
Whitby’s Sales and Marketing Director, Garry Woodhouse said, “We are delighted to be given the opportunity to grow SteriPEN in the U.K. The brand already has real strength in Whitby’s core markets and also offers a number of exciting growth opportunities which we intend to fully develop.”
About Hydro-Photon, Inc.
Headquartered in Blue Hill, Maine USA, Hydro-Photon is a world leader in handheld, ultraviolet water purifiers. The SteriPEN® brand sets the standard for fast, light, easy and effective water purification. Hydro-Photon, Inc. is privately held and information about the company, SteriPEN® products, dealers, and independent lab test results can be found at www.steripen.com.
About Whitby & Co.
In 1961, Major Aubrey Whitby founded Whitby & Co. Over the last 50 years, the company has rapidly grown to become one of the UK’s most established and respected wholesale distributors of leading international consumer hardware brands. Today, the company stocks and supplies thousands of different premium brand products to trade customers throughout the UK. The company is committed to its ethos of quality, value and a total commitment to customer service.