Sweden’s Sandvik enters Philippines market

SWEDISH ENGINEERING group Sandvik recently inked a deal with Inframachineries, a leading Filipino provider of construction tools and equipment. The brand will be the exclusive distributor of Sandvik’s mobile crushers.
Now in the Philippines. Sandvik’s renowned Mobile crushers for quarrying, recycling and contracting applications.swed_phil_sandvik

Eamonn Hurson, business line manager for Sandvik, in a statement said that their company decided to launch its line of crushers in the country in response to growing market opportunities.

“It’s the potential that we see,” said Hurson. “It’s not the size of the existing market, but the size of the opportunity. We wanted to show the process of technology we can bring to the Philippines.”

In the second quarter of 2013, the National Statistics Office reported a total of 29,424 construction projects based on approved building permits. Residential and non-residential projects generated P32.60 billion and P28.50 billion, respectively.

The industry grew by a fifth from last year, as the public and private sectors introduced projects to support the economy. Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. (PCA) executive director Manolito Madrasto said that the industry is expected grow by double digits in 2014.

The distribution of crushers is the first step in the partnership between Sandvik and Inframachineries, according to Eugene Lyons, Sandvik director of sales and marketing.

The Swedish company, a high-technology engineering group known for its advanced products is one of the leading providers of construction solutions. The company offers a range of mobile crushers for quarrying, recycling, and contracting applications. These machines are compact, stable, and lightweight, which helps speed up the construction process.

“We’re excited to launch this line of mobile crushers from Sandvik,” announced Eduardo Trinidad, president of Inframachineries.”

“The speed of Sandvik’s mobile crushers is an ideal fit for Inframachineries,” shared Trinidad. “We believe that our products should perform optimally and efficiently, and at the same time, minimize downtime.”

Highlighting their approach to product development, he adds, “We’re conscious of the environment and the impact our equipment can make. We also look at how the equipment can recycle material so we can reuse that instead of using virgin material.”

Source: Manila Standard

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