Numa Announces Skelair International as New Distributor in UK

SKELAIRHOMPSON, CONNECTICUT USA – Numa, the leading designer and manufacturer of down hole hammers and bits, is proud to announce the company has added Skelair International as its new distributor in the UK. Skelair is a leading supplier of Ground Engineering and Rock Drilling equipment and machines. The company both sells and rents equipment for drilling applications around the globe.

Effective February 1, 2016, Skelair will now supply the full range of Numa’s down hole hammers and bits. Combining this with expert technical support and advice, Skelair is well equipped to provide a solutions-based and service-focused approach, primarily aimed at supporting major infrastructure and civil engineering projects.

Commenting on the agreement, Ralph Leonard, President of Numa, stated: “Our focus as a company has always been to provide high performing products underpinned by the very best in technical service and support. Skelair is a well-respected name in the industry from a supply perspective but also through their proven experience in contract drilling. We are very confident that Skelair will add value to our existing customers, and equally importantly, help us to further cement our position in Europe.”

John Mayo, Managing Director, Skelair, echoes these views: “Numa is an excellent complement to every aspect of our existing portfolio – consumables, sales and rentals. Our aim is to be able to provide a turnkey solution for challenging drilling requirements and by doing so, help customers to keep major drilling projects on track. We’re not a company that wants to stand still and by bringing Numa on board at a buoyant time in the market, we expect to make some significant moves forward.”

As part of the agreement Skelair will be collaborating with Geolorn, specialists in Numa products and experienced deep hole drilling consultants. Kevin Mallin, Managing Director, Geolorn, explains: “This is an exciting opportunity for us. By working together with Numa and Skelair, we are able to provide a unique service to the drilling industry which will help to raise the benchmark for quality by delivering a solutions-based approach.”

For further information on Skelair or the wide range of drilling consumables, rig purchases and rig rentals it can offer, please call John Mayo or Chris Neighbour on 01477 539100, email [email protected]. You can also visit the Skelair website at