Del Norte Technology, the UK partner company to HYPACK, officially closed with the Managing Director Laurie Smith’s retirement. He was in the business for over 50 years.

The distributor for HYPACK in UK and Ireland

Swathe Services are delighted to take on responsibility for sales and maintenance of HYPACK software solutions. They will continue to run Multi-Beam Echo Sounder HYPACK training courses to improve surveyors’ knowledge and efficiency using HYPACK software.

US company HYPACK – A Xylem Brand, is a leading supplier of hydrographic survey and data processing software for the hydrographic survey and dredging industries.

Looking to grow HYPACK user base in the UK

A spokesperson from HYPACK said: “We wish to thank Laurie for the past 20 years representing HYPACK and providing outstanding service and support to our customers in the UK.  Del Norte grew the market from a handful of customers to over 200 HYPACK users and 500 licenses. We now look to Swathe Services to build on the success of Del Norte and continue to grow our user base in the UK.”

Swathe Services Managing Director James Williams said: “All of us here at Swathe Services wish Laurie well in his retirement. He’s been a credit to the industry during his long service.”

“We are delighted to become the UK distributor of HYPACK software and look forward to the opportunity of working with Xylem UK and growing the number of HYPACK users in the UK and Ireland.”

For HYPACK information

For any information about HYPACK software, or if you are interested in joining the next HYPACK MBES training course at Swathe Services, get in touch with James on 01872 275 642 or email: