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Snorkel Appoints Distributor for Latvia

Sept. 2, 2019
Snorkel has appointed LATTEPS as its new official distributor for Latvia.

Snorkel has appointed LATTEPS as its new official distributor for Latvia.

During a visit to Snorkel’s European manufacturing facility based in Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. in July, which also included initial product training, the official distributor agreement was signed by LATTEPS chief business development officer Arturs Kavinskis.

LATTEPS, based in Riga, Latvia, was founded in 1991 and has more than 20 years of experience delivering industrial construction services in the oil and gas, industrial and civil engineering sectors. It offers a range of construction services, including the design, construction and restoration of oil chemical and oil processing facilities, as well as the assembly, restoration and commissioning of complex industrial projects.

LATTEPS also undertakes the construction of infrastructure projects, such as roads, railways, port terminals and bridges. Additional services include the supply and installation of new oil chemistry technology for oil refineries and pipelines, and the company also specializes in advanced technology anti-corrosion protection, which can be applied to all types of industrial and civil objects.

LATTEPS recently appointed Elina Kavinska as sales manager, dedicated to the sales and market development for Snorkel lifts in the country.

Henrik Skibsted, territory manager for Scandinavia for Snorkel, said, “With LATTEPS, Snorkel is entering the Latvian market with a very strong and well-established partner. They have already been working closely with our existing Estonian and Finnish distributor and have a thorough understanding and familiarity of the aerial lift market. I am confident in their ability to grow this market and to become a successful distributor of Snorkel products.”

Upon signing the contract, LATTEPS CBDO Arturs Kavinskis added, “We are impressed by Snorkel’s complete product line which enables us to target a wide range of customers and sectors, presenting a substantial business opportunity. Additionally, we are confident in Snorkel’s very high product quality and excellent customer support, which aligns with our own company ethos and standards. I am excited to begin this partnership and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial working relationship between our companies.”

 “On behalf of the Snorkel team, I welcome LATTEPS to our global family and wish them every success as they develop this market, with our complete and unwavering support,” said Snorkel CEO Matthew Elvin.

The distribution agreement is effective immediately, and LATTEPS has already placed its initial machine and spare parts stock order.

To learn more about LATTEPS, please visit and for more information on Snorkel, please visit