Schaumburg, IL — November 4th, 2018 — North American Workholding leader, Kitagawa NorthTech acquires the exclusive distribution rights of Kawatatec’s Noble brand of large power, manual, special VTL and Oil & Gas Chucks for North America. The addition of the Nobel brand to Kitagawa NorthTech’s ever expanding family of workholding solutions. The new Nobel product line offers customers unique size and performance advantages in Oil & Gas country applications.
Earlier this year, Kitagawa NorthTech also recently absorbed the operations of ITEX Workholding. ITEX previously represented and distributed the Nobel brand of Workholding in the United States for over 20 years. In addition, Mike Roberts formerly of ITEX, has joined the company as a Regional Sales Manager to support Kitagawa and Nobel Chucks in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. With over 25 years of large Workholding experience, Mike Roberts will provide his extensive Oil & Gas industry knowledge and application expertise for customers.
The Nobel line of Heavy Duty Chucks, complements Kitagawa NorthTech’s range now available with chucks up to 3.5 meters (11.5’) in size. Nobel large power, manual and special VTL face plates and chucks are designed for Large Bearing, Aerospace, Hydro Power and other Commercial work. Nobel Oil & Gas country chucks are suitable for Large Pipe Threading, Couplings, Down-Hole Drilling, Instrumentation and Fracking and Refining operations. The company has Nobel brand chucks in stock, available for fast turn-around and delivery in the US.