PORTSMOUTH, R.I. – Sailing hardware manufacturer Ronstan International will take on the exclusive distribution of the FSE Robline range of yachting ropes for North America, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region, effective Sept. 1, Ronstan said in a release today.
“As a hardware manufacturer, we have a keen interest in staying on top of the latest advances in ropes and fiber technologies,” said Alistar Murray, Ronstan’s managing director. “We are impressed with FSE Robline’s commitments to development and to customer service. The technical motivations behind this strategic partnership are as strong as the commercial ones.”
FSE Robline is manufactured by the Teufelberger Company, based in Austria.
“We’re ready for the challenge of building our international yachting ropes business, and Ronstan is the ideal partner for us,” said Florian Teufelberger, FSE Robline’s Group president. “They have experience with rope as well as hardware, and have a strong presence in these markets.”
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