Radio Holland opens 62nd office in Oakland, USA
Radio Holland Group announces the official opening of a new service and sales office in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, which took place on April 7. This will be the 62nd office in the Radio Holland Global Network and the 12th office in the USA. Radio Holland Oakland will provide sales and service of marine electronics in the entire Bay Area on the US West Coast.
The Golden Gate Region receives over 3800 vessel arrivals per year including Container, Bulk, Tanker, Vehicle Carrier, and Passenger vessels. There is a very strong yacht, ferry and fishing presence in the area as well. The new office will allow Radio Holland to better service a vast network of customers by an increased ability to respond rapidly and efficiently to both urgent and routine requests.
Dé Slager, CEO of the Radio Holland Group, says: “Our operations in the United States and Canada are growing and this means our network has also grown. This way we are able to adequately serve our local and international customers entering US ports along all coasts. It is part of our strategy, which is clear: we want to be where our customers are and serve them on the spot. This is why we intend to keep expanding our global network, closely monitoring shipping movements around the world.”
The new Oakland office is staffed by an experienced technician and sales crew. Common spares determined by years of service in the area will be stocked locally to ensure the ability to respond effectively and quickly to service requests. The office is supported by the Long Beach Regional Branch Office.
About Imtech Marine Group and Radio Holland Group
Radio Holland Group is a specialized company in the supply, installation, integration and service of maritime electronics and is also known as satellite airtime provider. The company employs some 1000 people worldwide in more than 60 own branches, strategically located along all major shipping routes. The Radio Holland Group represents a wide range of internationally renowned manufacturers and continuously focuses on electronic & functional innovations in Communication, Navigation and Automation equipment. Radio Holland is known for its 24-hour service on the spot. Many ship owners around the world use the services of Radio Holland to maintain and repair the equipment on board. Radio Holland has many customers in the international shipping market: deep sea ship owners, coastal & inland shipping, dredging, government & navy, mega yacht shipyards, fishery, etc. Radio Holland enjoys a high reputation worldwide as an all round maritime electronics specialist. Unique is its worldwide ISO: 9001 certification, granted by Lloyds, emphasizing RH’s focus on delivering quality at all times.
Radio Holland Group is a member of Imtech Marine Group. The Imtech Marine Group is an independent group of well established and renowned Imtech companies who are joining forces and cooperate to offer the marine industry a wide range of technical solutions. Imtech Marine Group’s mission is to be the sustainable, reliable, global and technical partner for professionals in the marine industry. The group offers tailor made, innovative solutions (systems and services) in automation, nav/com, HVAC (heating, ventilation & air condition), fire protection, energy and AV entertainment. The Imtech Marine Group includes renowned companies like Imtech Marine Germany, Imtech Marine & Offshore, Imtech Schiffbau-/Dockbautechnik, Radio Holland Group, Royal Dirkzwager and Van Berge Henegouwen Installaties, employs more than 2300 people and produced revenues in excess of € 550 Mio in 2008.