HAWKER Richardson and Fiam Industrial Air Tools have signed a master distribution agreement for the Fiam range of air tools throughout Australia.
Based in Italy, Fiam is one of the biggest manufacturers of industrial air tools in Italy and a major supplier to the European whitegoods manufacturing industry.
Fiam's R&D department includes an up-to-date experimental test laboratory and the company takes part in activities of international work groups such as ISO, CEN and UNI in regard to safety and ergonomics.
The company has been granted certifications of Vision 2000 (UNI EN ISO 9001:2000) and ISO 14001 environmental management systems.
Hawker Richardson general manager Rob Gawn said the agreement with Fiam is a further step in Hawker Richardson's global search to bring to Australia's manufacturing industry a complement of the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions available.
"Our ongoing evaluation processes have seen us secure access to what we believe is one of the largest and finest ranges of production solutions available in this country," he said.
Hawker Richardson markets equipment and products from some of the world's leading manufacturers including Yamaha, Stanley, Cooper Tools, Dessoutter, C-Jac, Mountz Inc., Vision Engineering, Stelron, Drillmatic, Weber and Orbitform.