Ventilation specialist Elta Fans is continuing in its planned strategic growth with the announcement of the appointment of Hotchkiss Air Supply (HAS) as part of its network of distributors.

HAS employees will receive comprehensive training from Elta to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the Elta range. This training, backed by Elta's extensive technical expertise and experience, has been a vital consideration in HAS's decision to become an Elta distributor, providing them with the support required to expand confidently into ventilation distribution.

Commenting on the announcement, David Osgerby, Managing Director of Elta Fans, said –"It is important for us that the companies that we choose to partner with have the same business philosophy as us and HAS certainly have a commitment to customer service and delivery that is critical in today's competitive marketplace. We will be working closely with HAS, as with all our distributors not only on training, but also in helping to develop their trade counters to ensure we optimise our new route to market."

Established for over 40 years, Hotchkiss Group is one of the leading 'supply only' manufacturers and distributors of circular and flat oval ductwork and accessories in the UK. The company constantly strives to maintain and enhance its high standards of service, delivery and quality. The high stock levels and dedicated delivery vehicles, further establish its commitment to customers. Hotchkiss are very well known and respected in the market and have considerable experience in not just off the shelf products but specialist bespoke systems which are manufactured at the Midlands based Head Office and production facility in Wombourne.

George Latimer, Managing Director of HAS commented on the appointment - 'We are delighted to be associated with Elta Fans, we are continually looking for suppliers with exceptional products, service and delivery. I have personally been involved with the Ball family over a number of years and it is a pleasure to be associated with them once again. HAS have eight branches covering the major areas in England, many of our customers and staff have been requesting Elta Fans products and it is pleasing to agree a distributor agreement. All of us at HAS look forward to a long and profitable relationship with the Elta Fans team.

Elta Fans is part of the £85 million Elta Group, a family of businesses with operations in six countries on four continents which, together with a network of international distributors, provides quality fans and related air movement equipment to customers worldwide.