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Category: News 2017


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Sebastian Blechingberg works at OY Maritim AB, a Barton Marine distributor of over thirty years. At the ripe old age of 105, OY Maritim AB is a ‘one-stop shop’ for marine businesses and enthusiasts alike. The company provides high quality marine products to a wide range of maritime sectors, including OEM yards, retailers, and even local authorities. Uniquely, OY Maritim AB also has its own shop on its premises, which is the largest across the whole of Scandinavia.

We caught up with Sebastian to understand a bit more about OY Maritim AB’s special relationship with Barton:


Q: OY Maritim AB is a company with Finnish roots – do you operate wider than your home territory?

A: Yes, we do. Outside of Finland, OY Maritim AB also operates in Russia, the Baltic States and Poland.


Q: What Barton Marine products do you stock and where?

A: We offer most of the Barton Marine portfolio, both in Finland and Estonia. Some of the most popular Barton products that we stock are the Snatch Blocks, the ‘K’ Cam Cleats and the Boomstrut – one of the most well-known Barton Marine products.


Q: What do you enjoy most about working with Barton?

A: We have a great relationship with Barton due to their cooperative nature, making them a very good supplier. Being such a well-known brand, they are also able to provide us with a broad spectre of marine fittings that are of particular high quality and are very reliable.


Q: Would you recommend Barton Marine as a partner company?

A: Yes – not only is the quality of the products very high, the distributor service and support we receive from the factory and the Barton Marine team is truly excellent. Working with Barton is very enjoyable, long may it continue.


Thank you very much to Sebastian for taking the time to speak to us for this month’s Newsline! 

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