Fredheim Maskin named as new Sandvik distributor in Norway
First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Per Olav Fredheim, Fredheim Maskin managing director (left) and Ciarán Ryan, Sandvik Mobiles Crushers and Screens, Northern Europe sales area manager (right) standing in front of one of the first Svedala mobile crushers
Sandvik Construction has appointed Fredheim Maskin as its new distributor for the firm’s full range of mobile crushing and screening equipment in Norway. Fredheim Maskin will also be providing full aftermarket care, spare parts and dedicated customer service.
The appointment of such a professional and experienced distributor as Fredheim Maskin is said to reinforce Sandvik Construction’s commitment to providing even greater levels of customer care, and further enhances its commitment to enhanced locally focused customer support, whilst at the same time enabling customers to benefit from dealing with a truly global company. This is particularly important as Norway is home to some of the world’s hardest rock and toughest working conditions.
Founded in 2005 Fredheim Maskin is an established name in Norway. Jointly owned by brothers Per Olav and Svein Fredheim its headquarters are located in Spydeberg. The company has developed its business from being a reliable service provider to equipment sales, and is now celebrating its 10th anniversary as equipment dealers to the construction industry this year.
Ciaran Ryan, sales manager for Sandvik Mobiles Crushers and Screens, Northern Europe, says that the establishment of a partnership with Fredheim Maskin will open up new opportunities. “We are delighted to be working with such a trusted distributor. Its expertise and local customer knowledge, combined with strong service support, will enable us to get closer to our customer base. We see the opportunities in Norway right up to our 130 ton UJ640 mobile jaw crusher and will very much focus on the demand for high production units.”
Of the appointment of Fredheim Maskin, Kauko Juuri, global distributor manager Sandvik Construction, says: “We are sure that the combination of Sandvik equipment and global aftermarket support, together with the local knowledge and industry expertise of Fredheim Maskin will enable Sandvik customers throughout Norway to benefit from a winning combination.”