The wholly-owned German subsidiary is now responsible for distribution of all recreational boating products for the Japanese electronics manufacturer in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands

The German subsidiary of Japanese electronics and navigation equipment Furuno, is now handling all sales and distribution of the company’s recreational boating products in the Netherlands, effective 1 March 2019.

Furuno Deutschland assumes the new responsibilities from Radio Holland Netherlands B.V., which will continue to distribute Furuno products targeted to other marine segments including megayachts, fishing vessels, and commercial shipping.

Furuno Deutschland will supply the Dutch market via local dealers in the Netherlands, and is part of a global corporate strategy to guarantee a direct connection to local markets to best meet customers’ needs. The company says it is seeking additional distributors for its recreational boating products in other European markets as well.

As a 100% subsidiary of Furuno Electric Company Ltd. – headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan – Furuno Deutschland is active in sales, distribution, installation and maintenance for all of Furuno’s navigational and communications equipment, and also covers distribution for the Austrian and Swiss markets, in addition to Germany. Furuno employees approximately 4,000 worldwide.