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Interform Marine: Appointed Sole Distributor for Draper Marine Tools

Press Release   •   Jan 08, 2016 14:57 GMT

Draper 105-Piece Tool Kit

Interform Marine, the UK manufacturer of the MarinePod range of instrument housings for yachts, has been appointed sole distributor for Draper Tools’ newly branded range of quality and specialist marine tools. Under the brand Draper Marine, Interform Marine will be offering a range of tools to suit all boating needs from basic kits for the more budget conscious to high quality tools designed for longevity and long distance offshore cruising or racing.

Southampton based Draper Tools are a renowned supplier and distributor of a wide range of tools both throughout the UK and internationally. Founded as a family business in 1919, Draper Tools is still owned by the same family and has grown to become the leading tool supplier in the UK and a well-loved brand that can be found on any high street.

Having identified a major opportunity within the marine industry and recognising Interform Marine’s expertise in product development and distribution within this field, Draper Tools turned to Interform Marine to develop and grow the new Draper Marine brand.

Interform Marine’s Sales Manager, Mark Tilley said, “Using our industry knowledge, we have been working closely with Draper Tools for some time to create a range of specialist tool kits to suit offshore, coastal and inshore sailing and powerboat users. We have also identified individual tools of suitable quality that will be of interest to boat owners and tradespeople within the industry. This is a very exciting opportunity for us and we are delighted to have been acknowledged in this way by such a well-known household name and to grow the Draper Marine brand from its conception.”

The new Draper Marine range of tools will be available to end users, boatyards, boat builders and chandlers throughout the UK and internationally directly from Interform Marine. Products available include a range of essential tool kits such as Draper Marine’s 105-Piece Tool Kit priced at £53.22; Stainless Steel Engineers Screwdriver Set at £79.42; the heavy duty 150-Piece Socket & Spanner Tool Kit at £277.19 and a Stainless Steel Combination Spanner Set priced at £288.00. All prices are inclusive of VAT.

For further information, visit Interform Marine on stand E028 at the London Boat Show or contact them on T: +44 (0) 1494 532335 or visit

Notes to Editors

The management at Interform Marine would be delighted to welcome you to their stand E028 during the London Boat Show to find out more about a wide range of new products being launched for 2016.

For further information, please contact:

Interform Marine
Mark Tilley
T: +44 (0)1494 532 335

About Interform Marine

Interform Marine is a UK company manufacturing the MarinePod range of instrument housings for yachts, together with custom designed vacuum formed moulding and components to boat builder's specific requirements. Interform is also the UK distributor of the UK built Seaview range of antenna mounts and other marine equipment.

Alongside its wide range of electronics mounting solutions, Interform Marine also distributes a wide range of marine equipment and products. In 2015, the company was appointed the sole UK distributor for the SALCA anode line cutter by US based Sea Shield Marine, the sole UK distributor for the CaseProof® range of waterproof cases for iPhones and iPads and a UK distributor for KiwiGrip.

About Draper Tools

Draper Tools is a leading distributor of hand and power tools. Established in 1919 by Bert Draper, the company is still family owned and run today. Draper Tools prides itself on the range, quality and value of its expanding product portfolio that includes over 9,000 quality products. Product categories: automotive, gardening, agriculture, DIY, construction and many more. Draper Tools products are available through a wide range of stockists both online and in stores. For more information, stockist details and trade enquiries visit: