DAP America Named Exclusive Importer for Pfaff Industrial in Western Hemisphere

The US-based distributor of Dürkopp Adler equipment has joined forces with Pfaff Industrial to improve customer service and expand distribution of Pfaff Industrial equipment and parts throughout the Americas.

DAP America Named Exclusive Importer for Pfaff Industrial in Western Hemisphere
Norcross, GA, May 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- DAP America, Inc. (formerly Dürkopp Adler America, Inc.), exclusive distributor of Dürkopp Adler® industrial sewing equipment and parts in the Americas, and Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen AG, manufacturer of Pfaff® Industrial seaming technologies, are pleased to announce the appointment of DAP America, Inc. as the exclusive importer of Pfaff Industrial machinery and spare parts for the Western Hemisphere. The agreement, which went into effect January 1, 2014, is designed to accelerate response times and improve service levels for Pfaff Industrial customers in the Western Hemisphere.

“We are pleased to join forces with Pfaff Industrial,” explained Patrick Weissgerber, President and CEO of DAP America, Inc. “With 24 employees in our Norcross, GA office, we have been the representative for Dürkopp Adler equipment for the past three decades. Our experienced sales and service staff is very well connected in the world of industrial sewing and we are committed to providing our customers with a superior experience from the initial consultation and installation to after sales service and spare parts supply. The connection of Dürkopp Adler and Pfaff Industrial products makes DAP Americas the premium supplier of European made sewing equipment in our region. We are proud to serve our esteemed clientele with only the best in industrial sewing.”

Since joining forces with Pfaff Industrial, DAP America has accelerated shipment of parts from Germany to a daily schedule from the previous once per week program. This strategy has enabled the company to establish a solid inventory of Pfaff Industrial machines and parts at its USA headquarters.

According to Friedbert Schulz, an Executive of Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen AG, “Thanks to the partnership with DAP America, our customers are already experiencing service improvements. In addition to improved response times, we expect this partnership to provide Pfaff Industrial with greater access to more industry segments and geographical markets throughout the Americas. Synergies from the combined Dürkopp Adler and Pfaff Industrial product range, such as those with CNC, pocket setting technology and welding equipment, will significantly raise brand awareness and perception for Pfaff Industrial in the region.”

To properly reflect the new business model, Dürkopp Adler America, Inc. has also changed its trading name to DAP America, Inc. effective January 01, 2014.

About Pfaff Industrial

From the development of the first sewing machine with thread trimmer and the invention of continuous ultrasonic welding technology to the latest in programmable CNC stitching machines and automatic pocket setters, PFAFF Industrial has a well-recognized track record of sewing and seam welding innovation around the globe. A strong commitment to research and development has consistently enabled the company to establish new market trends. With ultra-modern technology, committed employees and deep expertise in standard and specialty machine construction, global manufacturers can look forward to continued innovation from Pfaff Industrial.

For more information, visit: http://www.pfaff-industrial.com.

About DAP America, Inc.

DAP America, Inc. (formerly Dürkopp Adler America, Inc.) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dürkopp Adler AG. Founded in 1991 following the merger of Adler America, Inc. (1978) and Dürkopp America, Inc. (1985), the company is the exclusive representative for Dürkopp Adler in the Americas. DAP America maintains its headquarters in Norcross, Georgia (USA), where it employees 24 sales, technical and customer service employees.

Dürkopp Adler AG offers sewing technology solutions and operates a worldwide service and distribution network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and authorized dealers. The company is dedicated to perfecting the automation of production operations while guaranteeing a maximum degree of manufacturing flexibility.

For more information, visit http://www.durkoppadler.com.
DAP America, Inc.
Patrick Weissgerber