The 2018 APF Show, held at Warwickshire, was a record-breaking show receiving a new record number of visitors. And Northern Arb Supplies was one of the main participants at the 20th anniversary of the event, exhibiting the complete Rotatech range of products including chainsaw chains, bars, files and oil, as well as stump grinder teeth and chipper blades.
The APF Show draws arborists and enthusiasts from all over the world. The 2018 show received over 8,300 visitors, which was a growth of 22% over the previous year attendance. There were 105 exhibitors including Northern Arb Supplies. This was a special anniversary event which proved to be an attraction for the media, including coverage by BBC Radio Gloucestershire. Among the public figures, Shadow Minister for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs David Drew and Conservative MEP Ashley Fox were the notable names. The event is expected to cross the 10,000 mark next year.
Northern Arb Supplies Representation
The Northern Arb Supplies demonstration area received a huge gathering, with crowds flocking to check the latest chainsaw chains and other Rotatech products. Rotatech Chains to fit all major brands of chainsaws including STIHL, Husqvarna, Alpina, AEG, and Alko were on display.
Also on display from Northern Arb Supplies was the latest range of handsaws from Silky and Sawpod along with various other products and accessories from other leading brands.
Northern Arb Supplies provide high-quality arborist equipment, consumables, and accessories from leading brands, including Rotatech, and has participated in the coveted show for many years. The company spokesperson was thrilled to announce their participation: “We had planned our biggest participation so far at the APF Show and we were amazed by the overall response received. The crowds this year were bigger than ever and it was a grand success for everyone.”
Highlights of the APF Show
The anniversary show saw several events, competitions, and star visitors. The lucky draw saw the winner take home a brand new STIHL chainsaw. The 3ATC Climbing Competition was won by Graham Bird. There was an Arborists Workshop where several topics on the safety of arboriculturists were discussed. England Rugby Union players Tom Youngs and Tom Croft were also present posing for pictures and signing balls for fans.
Other attractions at the show included the Knot Tying Competition, lumberjack sports performances, the larger Stroud Brewery bar, and more.
Northern Arb Supplies is amongst the leading players in the market having built an excellent reputation for high-quality products and customer service, standing out for offering great value at competitive prices. In addition to the reputed Rotatech brand, arborist equipment and accessories from major brands are also available. Looking to the next year’s APF Show, the company spokesperson said: “We expect to go even bigger next year as the event is expected to grow further.”
For more information about Northern Arb Supplies and the range of products offered, it is recommended to reach out to its representative.