Renewable energy specialist Stiebel Eltron UK is expanding into Ireland through a major partnership agreement with engineering distribution company Modern Plant Ltd.
The partnership will see Modern Plant Ltd stocking and distributing a wide range of Stiebel Eltron products, from ground and air source heat pumps and solar technology to instantaneous hot water heating and ventilation systems.
Modern Plant Ltd, which was founded in 1962, is one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of high quality control and automation and shower and bathroom products.
With headquarters on the outskirts of Dublin and a nationwide team of sales agents, Modern Plant Ltd provides solutions in sectors such as sport and leisure, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and commercial and residential construction. Customers include architects, specifiers, mechanical engineers, facilities managers and domestic consumers.
Stiebel Eltron UK Managing Director Mark McManus said: “Modern Plant Ltd has years of industry expertise and has built a reputation for top products and outstanding services. This ties in perfectly with our ethos and there is a real synergy between our companies, in terms of how we value both quality and customer service.
“For Stiebel Eltron UK this is an excellent opportunity to develop our brand across Ireland, building new relationships and working closely with Modern Plant Ltd to offer market leading heating solutions to a variety of commercial and domestic customers.
“Modern Plant Ltd will be stocking and distributing a full catalogue of Stiebel Eltron products, from both our renewable energy and home comforts ranges. We see this is a viable long-term partnership which can really bring added value to both our businesses.”
Merseyside-based Stiebel Eltron is the UK’s manufacturer of choice for high end ground and air source heat pumps, with a vast range of products designed specifically for the UK market and with superior Coefficient of Performance (COP).
Derek Duff, Modern Plant Ltd General Manager, said: “Stiebel Eltron is a fantastic brand which fits into our values of providing high quality products with a strong support strategy for customers.
“At Modern Plant Ltd, we choose to only work with the best and Stiebel Eltron’s range of space and water heating systems is truly at the top end of the spectrum. Like us, they provide a wealth of full system solutions and work to each project’s individual needs. They have also demonstrated their commitment to working alongside clients for the full length of a project, from the initial design stage to end user system training, which was essential for us.
“With more than half a century of experience, we have developed robust relationships with manufacturer clients and this has been a key to our longevity and success. The partnership with Stiebel Eltron is part of a long-term vision to create significant sales opportunities for both organisations.”
Stiebel Eltron is celebrating 90 years of innovation and market leading technology in 2014. The company, founded by Dr Theodore Stiebel in Germany in 1924, is still under family ownership with a global reach and turnover of more than 500million Euros.
In addition to its head office in Dublin, Modern Plant Ltd has a further regional office in Lisburn.