First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
has strengthened its presence in the aggregates market globally with 14 new distribution agreements signed during 2017. These new agreements have further expanded the coverage of Metso's crushing and screening offering for the construction industry and include Texas, USA, one of the main markets for mobile equipment, as well as new markets Qatar, Morocco and Papua New Guinea. Several agreements were also finalised across USA and Europe.
"Developing a global distribution community is one of the strategic focus areas within Metso's Aggregates business. We build strategic partnerships which, in cooperation with our product and service development teams, will shape Metso's future offering and create the best possible value for our customers", says Markku Simula, head of Aggregates business at Metso.
By partnering with top distributors, Metso improves its presence in its traditional core markets, as well as in new areas. Distributors provide support for customers both in equipment and services. Metso's global aggregates community has currently well over 100 official distributors.
"We are constantly looking for new, best-in-class channel partners as well as developing the performance of our existing community. We are particularly interested in joining forces with distributors who are eager to develop further their service capabilities", says Adrian Wood, head of Global Aggregates Distribution at Metso.