Monday, July 03, 2006


Press Release


Jakob Hatteland Display (JHD), the Norwegian marine display and computer specialist, has appointed EIWA Corporation Limited as its sole agent in Japan. The company will act as the support office for all Japanese customers in addition to providing sales facilities for all JHD products, including the new Series 2 family, which was launched in June 2006.

Eiwa, founded in 1947 and with head offices in Osaka and Tokyo, has 35 sales offices around Japan and over 300 employees. As a major supplier of technical equipment to industry, the company offers equipment and material for the maritime market. This range is now extended into the navigation and automation sector, with solutions from the leading worldwide maritime supplier of displays and computers, JHD.

The Japanese market is very important to JHD so we have been sure to choose a partner in this territory that has the best skill set and structure to represent us,” comments Lars Eriksen, Managing Director, JHD. “EIWA has demonstrated its ability to promote our systems and provide support so we are confident that making them our sole agent in Japan will help in building up trustful and open communication between existing and new potential customers.

Eiwa’s main offices are located at:
EIWA Corp. Tokyo Head Office Win Gotanda Bldg,
1-30-2 Nishi-Gotanda
Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo 141-0031 JAPAN

EIWA Corp. Osaka Head Office 4-1-7 Kitahorie
Nishi-Ku, Osaka 550-0014 JAPAN


--- 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 in various European countries and a worldwide service network. 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. Its Series 1 range of marine monitors is hammer tested to ensure continued operation in extreme conditions.
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 (Head Office)