Pillarhouse Continues to Grow in the Far East
Pillarhouse China Expands its Presence
With the end of 2016 fast approaching Pillarhouse are very pleased to report that their sales in the Far East market are at an all-time high. Across the region sales are up by 35% compared to 2015. With the Chinese market increasing by 30%; Japan by 42%; Korea by 20%; Singapore by 32% and Taiwan by 60%.
“The Far East is proving to be a very good market for the Pillarhouse organisation.” said Nigel Monk, Managing Director of Pillarhouse International. He went on to say “That whilst Pillarhouse has always been strong in the region the increase in sales means that the Far East now generates 40% of our worldwide sales.”
Pillarhouse has had a manufacturing presence in China for a number of years and over the last few years has concentrated on sales in the Suzhou region. Since 2014 sales generated by Pillarhouse Soldering Systems (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. have increased by in excess of 80%. With such exception sales figures Pillarhouse Soldering Systems (Suzhou) has opened an additional Sales/Service centre to provide local support in the Guangdong Province.
Darren Harvey, General Manager of Pillarhouse Soldering Systems (Suzhou) explained “The appointment of Penny Zhang, as the Area Sales Manager for Guangdong, will allow us to offer a full Pre-sales, Sales and After Sales service for the Guangzhou, Dongguan and Shenzhen areas. This will include demonstration Selective Soldering Systems, solder trials and spares holdings.”