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Westcoast marks 40th birthday with 40,000 tree-planting bonanza

Staff Reporter
June 19, 2023

IT and comms distributor is Westcoast planting 40,000 trees to celebrate its 40th anniversary of being in business. The company has organised a week of celebrations.

There is no doubt we have faced our fair share of challenges mainly mirroring the rise and fall of the general UK economy. But we have always been profitable, have always been strong channel advocates and have always re-invested in the business.” said, Westcoast Chairman and Founder Joe Hemanim (main pic).

Added executive director Alex Tatham:

Distribution is a people business

“Distribution is a people business primarily – customers and vendors put their trust in Westcoast. Fulfilling this trust over 40 years has led to the company’s success and longevity. Everyone at Westcoast looks forward to continuing to deliver to more suppliers and customers”

Westcoast recently acquired of German telecommunications distributor, Komsa AG. KOMSA AG was founded in Hartmannsdorf in 1992 by Gunnar Grosse and three associates and is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Saxony.

KOMSA is one of the leading European distributors and service providers for modern communication technology. With 1.200 employees, the group of companies generated sales of € 1,3 bnin the fiscal year of 2020/21.

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