July 11, 2012 - By engaging in social media, Lantek is able to communicate with its customers and prospective customers even more effectively. Its videos on Youtube, have already clocked up over 5000 views and include topics such as water jet cutting, plasma cutting and punching. For a complete list go to Lantek’s Youtube channel at Lantek sheet metal solutions.
Additionally, Lantek can be found on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ as well as others such as Flickr, Delicious, Scribd and Issuu where anyone can interact with the company and get the most up to date comment on sheet metal and steelwork applications.
Over 83% of the company’s business is in markets outside Spain, where the software is developed, and it serves and supports this through a network of offices and highly trained distributors. The expansion of its involvement in social media, which it has been working on since 2009, will help businesses involved in sheet metal and steelwork to benefit from further communication channels which are international, inclusive and easily accessible.
Lantek is a leading multinational specialising the development and distribution of integrated CAD/CAM and ERP solutions for the sheet metal and fabrication sectors. Its capacity for innovation and its firm commitment to internationalisation have led Lantek, founded in 1986 in the Basque Country, to become a global reference with its Lantek Expert solutions for sheet metal cutting and punching. Today, the company has over 11,000 customers in over 100 countries, its own offices in Spain (Vitoria-Gasteiz), the Unites States, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, United Kingdom, China, South Korea, France, Japan, India, Poland, Mexico and Turkey and a network of distributors that extend its presence throughout the world. In 2011 its international operations provided 83% of its turnover.