Posted by Rachel Westall on 30 December 2021
Speedball Art Products Co. today announced a distribution agreement in the UK with the leading Art & Craft distributor, West Design Products. Beginning 1st January 2022, West Design Products will become the new and exclusive distributor for the brand locally, taking over the responsibility of existing Speedball’s customers as well as further developing Speedball’s presence in the UK.
"We're very excited to rely on the West team to further grow our brand and footprint into the British Educational, Fine-Art and Craft markets," says Dave Valliere, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development at Speedball Art. "We share similar values and are looking forward to building a long-term partnership."
Jo Bray, Managing Director - Sales and Marketing at West Design Products commented: "Speedball's world-renowned expertise for printmaking products and calligraphy is an ideal extension to our product portfolio and has a strong synergy with our own expertise."
West Design Products will offer:
·A superior level of customer service
·Strong marketing support and dedicated Account Managers
·Extended stock and short delivery times
Speedball has a rich history of manufacturing fine art materials since 1899 in NC, USA. Speedball has been able to grow its product portfolio through innovation and acquisition, becoming a world-renowned brand for Screen Printing, Block Printing, Akua, Calligraphy & Illustration and Paper. UK professional artists, students, teachers or hobbyists overwhelmingly favour Speedball!
For further information, visit www.westdesignproducts.co.uk