Monday, June 12, 2006
Press Release


Leading Norwegian marine display company chooses UK PR agency.

Jakob Display Hatteland Display, with headquarters in Nedre Vats, Norway has appointed Saltwater Public Relations to provide full PR support across all marine industry sectors. Based in Poole, UK, Saltwater PR is tasked with strengthening the Hatteland brand by highlighting the company’s business philosophy and technology development in the field of marine display, computers and panel computer systems.
“Our history is as a leading supplier to the industry, and this is something we are keen to build on and support as our core business,” comments Götz Vogelmann, Marketing Director, Hatteland Display. “Saltwater PR will assist us with this, and also joins us at a very important time for the company, as we prepare to enter new markets.”
Hatteland Display products are used by many of the world’s leading marine electronics and engine manufacturers in everything from Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS) and Sonar to public display automation and engine monitoring systems. All Hatteland monitors and computers are Type Approved by multiple authorities, and are designed to withstand the harsh environments in which it’s customers systems are used: Be it in the engine room of a Membrane Tanker, the bridge of a Naval Frigate, the helm of a North Atlantic trawler or the cockpit of a luxury superyacht.
 “We are delighted to be working with a company with such a respected industry pedigree,” says Clive Bartlett, Director Saltwater PR. “Hatteland’s continuous technology R&D makes the brand synonymous with high quality products and service and the parallel step into new markets reflects the strong position Hatteland Display holds as the leading display provider to the marine industry.”
--- About Jakob Hatteland Display ---
Jakob Hatteland Display manufactures high quality marine monitors and computers. It is part of The Hatteland Group, which was founded by Jakob Hatteland in 1971. Based in Nedre Vats, Close to Haugesund on the West coast of Norway, the Hatteland Group has offices and agents around the world. Its products are used by system integrators and can be found on all vessel types, all over the world. The company prides itself on quality, and boasts multiple Type Approvals across all of its products.
--- About Saltwater Public Relations ---
Saltwater Public Relations is part of Saltwater Communications, a full service agency, providing PR, Advertising, Media Buying, Print Design and Web Design for clients around the world. Founded in 1991, Saltwater Public Relations is a marine and specialist PR agency based on the South Coast of England. Its location in the heart of the UK’s marine industry reflects its client list of respected national and internationsl marine industry companies who work in the leisure, commercial and offshore markets.

Media enquiries:
Götz Vogelmann, Marketing Director
Jakob Hatteland Display
Tel: +49 (0) 6102 370 954 (Frankfurt, Germany)
Fax: +49 (0) 6102 370 968
Saul Trewern, Technical Account Manager
Saltwater Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244
Fax: +44 (0) 1202 672221

Jakob Hatteland Display AS, Åmsosen, N-5578 Nedre Vats, Norway. Tel: +47 5276 3700, Fax: +47 5276 5444
Jakob Hatteland Display AS, Gjerdrums Vei 12, N-0484 Oslo, Norway. Tel: +47 5276 3700, Fax: +47 2258 6790
Jakob Hatteland Display GmbH, Werner Heisenberg Strasse 12, D-63263 Neu-Isenburg, Germany. Tel: +49 6102 370 954, Fax: +49 6102 370 968
Jakob Hatteland Display Inc, 801 International Parkway, 5th Floor, Lake Mary, FL 32746, USA. Tel: +1 (407) 562-1677, Fax: +1 (407) 562-1777