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Announcing new distribution agreement with Arte Rodin S.L for Spain

25/10/2021

Announcing new distribution agreement with Arte Rodin S.L for Spain

Derwent is pleased to announce that we have entered into a strategic distribution and logistics agreement with Arte Rodin S.L to supply the Fine Art market in Spain. The new agreement will go into effect on January 1st, 2022 and replaces the prior agreement in place with the regional wholesaler network who have helped supply this important region in 2021.

"Our new focused partnership with Arte Rodin S.L will allow us to further develop the Derwent brand specifically within the Spanish Fine Art channel. We are pleased to be working with a specialist art industrydistributor who have a clear successful track-record of developing premium brands and specifically Derwent in other territories in which they operate.” stated Mike Stranders, Vice President and General Manager, Derwent.

 Tom Lewington, EMEA Sales Director for Derwent, underlines Derwent’s commitment to this new partnership by stating: “We are very excited to be working closely with the Arte Rodin S.L team to establish the Derwent portfolio further into the Fine Art channel in Spain. Their history of success, specialist knowledge and enthusiasm for building the brand across our innovative pencil, paint, block, pen, paper and accessory ranges will allow key artist communities in Spain to access the full breadth of the Derwent range like never before. We have developed a number of initiatives that provide unique solutions across different formats and mediums to meet specific artist needs and will be focusing with the team to implement newly developed materials that allow our trade and retail partners to effectively merchandise and sell these ranges online and instore.”

With a heritage dating back to 1832, Derwent has a deep understanding of the needs and requirements of artists. Derwent’s wide range of products is synonymous with quality, craftsmanship and innovation. Artistry is threaded through the core of every Derwent product to deliver world-class artists’ materials for every stage of the creative journey.