February 17, 2021
Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment (GTHE) and Metso Outotec have signed a distribution agreement that will see both companies expand their presence in the region and bring more value to their customers.
The agreement was signed by Suhail Galadari, Co-Chairman of Galadari Brothers, with representatives from Metso Outotec in Dubai.
Mohamed Yahya Kazi Meeran, Director and Group CEO of Galadari Brothers, expressed gratitude over the signing of the agreement and said Galadari Brothers and Metso Outotec will cater to the needs of a broad range of customers.
“The UAE is one of the biggest markets in the Middle East region with a large construction sector and a high demand for aggregates. This partnership will enable both companies to create a synergy that will serve the customers who seek no less than the best product offerings and services,” he said.
“Both Galadari Brothers and Metso Outotec are highly-trusted business groups and this partnership will witness more milestones in our future journey,” he said.
Samer Khalid, CEO of the Heavy Equipment Division at Galadari Brothers Co, noted that the agreement comes at a very opportune moment for both companies.
“The construction sector in the UAE, and the region, is picking up especially after the recent agreement within the GCC countries, and this will further provide a boost to the UAE economy,” he said. “We are proud to be part of this agreement and look forward to many great things that will happen in the crusher sector in the coming months.”
Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment is a flagship subsidiary of Galadari Brothers, and the market leader in providing heavy earthmoving, construction, power systems and materials handling equipment for over 40 years in the UAE.
Focusing its efforts on being solutions provider, GTHE has built a reputation for outstanding service and aftersales support. The company has established an exclusive range of world leading support technologies which include products and services that are designed to improve productivity and efficiency across the industry. Each is backed by a professional and highly trained team who are knowledgeable in their respective field and closely supported by the OEM.
Karima Dargaud, Global Aftermarket Distribution Director at Metso Outotec in EMEA, noted that Metso Outotec hopes to strengthen its with the new partnership.
“We are now present in the region with our office in Dubai, but we felt that we needed to improve our reach. With this partnership, we hope to combine the local force with our global technology expertise to better serve our aggregates customers. We are currently looking to improve our presence in certain segments such as demolition waste.”
Metso Outotec was created through the combination of Metso Minerals and Outotec on June 30, 2020. The company is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing, metals refining and recycling industries globally.
With a presence in over 50 countries, 15,000 employees and a proforma sales of about EUR 4,1 billion in 2019, Metso Outotec offers technologies and services that improve energy and water efficiency, increase productivity and reduce the environmental risks with product and process expertise.
Article originally posted on Khaleej Times