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ESCO Corporation Builds Distribution Network in New Zealand

ESCO Corporation Builds Distribution Network in New Zealand

BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Global company selects Brightwater Group Ltd. as new distributor of ESCO Products

ESCO Corporation ( ), a leading global provider of wearparts and attachments for the mining and construction industry, adds another key partner in Australasia with the appointment of Brightwater Group Ltd. as distributor of ESCO products in New Zealand.

"ESCO is pleased to have a partner like Brightwater Group directly supporting our customers in New Zealand," said Jeff Kershaw, Managing Director for ESCO's Asia Pacific operations. "Brightwater's demonstrated commitment to the mining, quarry and aggregate, wood processing and forestry markets, coupled with our shared vision of providing best-in-class products and services direct to our customers makes them an ideal partner."

Brightwater will immediately offer a complete range of ESCO crusher wear manganese products, bi-metallic wear buttons and blocks, and the Ultralok(R) construction tooth systems in New Zealand. Available product offerings will further expand to include a full line of ESCO Ground Engaging Tools (GET) following expiration of ESCO's license agreement with Bradken Limited on June 30, 2011.

Brightwater's branch network includes fabrication and service facilities in Nelson, Auckland, Christchurch and Greymouth, with further expansion plans on the horizon. "Brightwater's existing customer relationships and reputation as a leading engineering supplier in New Zealand, along with ESCO's long standing reputation in the market place, provides synergy for both companies. ESCO offers quality products that will add real value to our customers," says Mitchell Easton, Services General Manager for Brightwater.

About ESCO Corporation
ESCO Corporation (, based in Portland, Oregon (USA), is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered consumable products and solutions for challenging industrial applications in the resources, infrastructure, power generation and transportation markets. The company operates on six continents, supplying ESCO branded products through a global distribution network.

SOURCE ESCO Corporation


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