Driconeq AB, a global, leading supplier of drill pipe and accessories has announced the opening of a new office in the US.

The company distributes their products primarily through independent distributors and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners, and intends to grow their market presence in the US by opening a sales agency office in Roanoke, Virgin-ia. Driconeq USA LLC will be responsible for giving improved support to the existing distributor network, as well as developing distributors in new territories and applica-tions not being covered today. The new office will be officially opened 1 May, 2016.

"By establishing a local presence in the US, Driconeq will be able to respond quicker and more efficiently to the needs of the North American market. We expect to triple our sales efforts in the US within the next two years", says Driconeq Group CEO, Dave Shellhammer.

Driconeq is headquartered in Sunne, Sweden and has manufacturing plants in Sweden, South Africa and Australia, as well as customer centres in Brazil and now the US. Driconeq sells products in over 80 global markets, and has been developing and manufacturing drill consumable products for the mining, deep hole drilling and construction market for over 25 years.