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BUFFERS USA INC APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR MACGREGOR AND ALLSET SHIP LASHINGS IN NORTH AMERICA

6-25-12 -- Cargotec appointed Buffers USA Inc as distributor for its MacGregor and Allset brands of lashing equipment for US East, and Gulf coasts, Canada and Mexico from 1 April 2012 and is now expanding the territory to also include the US West coast. Established in 1989 to develop Intermodal hardware for the North American market, Buffers USA teamed up with Allset Marine in 1991 and successfully changed the US marine twistlock market from the manual type to the semi- automatic.  Today Buffers USA handles over 6,300 part numbers and carries over 6.5 million parts at any given time in their four warehouses on the West, Gulf and East coasts of USA.

"We are proud to expand the business relationship with Buffers USA that we already have enjoyed for 21 years with the Allset line of products. With Buffers profound product knowledge and geographical footprint we will additionally increase the service level to our customers in the territory" said Marcus Näslund, Cargotec's Business Development Manager, Lashings.

"We are delighted to expand our territory for the MacGregor  and Allset brands since they are well-known and respected names in the industry and the MacGregor brand with Cargotec behind it, continues to have the largest market share of lashing for new ships that will require top level aftermarket service from well stocked warehouses" said John Hove, President of Buffers USA from their Jacksonville, FL headquarters.

The expanded territory starts on 1 July, so customers should direct all enquiries to Buffers from that date onwards."

 

BUFFERS USA INC APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR MACGREGOR AND ALLSET SHIP LASHINGS IN NORTH AMERICA

4-1-12 -- Cargotec has appointed Buffers USA Inc as distributor for its MacGregor and Allset brands of lashing equipment for the US East and Gulf coasts, Canada and Mexico from 1 April 2012. Established in 1989 to develop Intermodal Hardware for the North American market, Buffers USA teamed up with Allset Marine in 1991 and successfully changed the US marine twistlock market from the manual type to the semi-automatic.  Today Buffers USA handles over 6,300 part numbers and carries over 6.5 million parts at any given time in their four warehouses on the West, Gulf and East coasts of the US.

"We are happy and pleased to expand the business relationship with Buffers USA since customer service and product availability is important to Cargotec. With Buffers profound product knowledge and geographical footprint we will additionally increase the service level to our customers in the territory" said Marcus Näslund, Cargotec's Business Development Manager, Lashings.

"We are delighted to add the MacGregor brand to our line of Ships Lashing since it is a well-known and respected name in the industry and the MacGregor brand with Cargotec behind it, continues to have the largest market share of lashing for new ships that will require top level aftermarket service from well stocked warehouses" said John Hove, President of Buffers USA from their Jacksonville, FL headquarters.

The agreement starts on 1 April, so customers in the above mentioned areas should direct all enquiries to Buffers from that date onwards.

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NEW TWISTLOCK DESIGNS INCREASE CARGO CARRYING VERSATILITY OF ALUMINUM FLATBEDS AND DOUBLE DROP DECK TRAILERS

Buffers USA has introduced two new twistlock designs: the Height Adjustable Retractable Twistlock for aluminum flatbeds and the Height Extender Twistlock for double drop deck trailers. The new designs now allow truckers to carry 40, 45 and 53-foot containers on both flatbeds and double drop deck trailers in a safe and secure manner. For more information view the product information sheet and video.