MDS appoints first distributor in the Far East

MDS, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty rock trommels and conveyors, has appointed Kurimoto as its first distributor in the Far East.
Screening Static & Mobile / October 23, 2023
By Guy Woodford
Pictured left to right: Raheel Qamar, MDS business development manager; Desmond van Heerden, CEO, ELB; Conor Hegarty, MDS general manager; and Gerrit Kapp, ELB commercial director. Pic: MDS-ELB Equipment

Effective immediately, Kurimoto will represent the MDS range of heavy-duty materials processing equipment and be responsible for providing sales, service, and support for MDS products throughout Japan.

Based in Osaka, Kurimoto is well-regarded across Japan for its commitment to customer satisfaction, product excellence, and market expertise. Their deep-rooted experience in the industry dates back to 1909, supplying and supporting products that contribute to the improvement of social infrastructure. Having already been a Finlay distributor, MDS will be the second Terex brand represented by Kurimoto, who believe that MDS heavy-duty trommels, which are known globally for their durability, strength and quality, will help expand their offering within the quarrying, mining, and demolition and recycling sectors. The MDS M518R Recycling Trommel will be a particularly welcome addition to the Kurimoto portfolio, as it will enable them to compete in the recycling trommel market.

"We take great pride in becoming a distributor for MDS and offering their exceptional products to our customers," said Yoshio Yanagida, Kurimoto General Manager. "There is great potential for MDS throughout Japan, which had recycling trommels, regular screeners and scalpers but was missing mobile heavy-duty trommels. With the introduction of MDS, we will be able to better process overburden in quarries as well as in demolition concrete waste."

Raheel Qamar, Business Development Manager, MDS, commented: "We are excited to welcome Kurimoto to the MDS family. Entering the Far East market is a pivotal moment for us, and we believe that Kurimoto is the perfect collaborator to help us reach and serve customers in Japan, which is renowned for equipment that is high-quality. Their dedication to excellence and deep local knowledge of our industry makes them an invaluable addition to our global network. I look forward to working closely with the team to build and develop MDS across Japan." The appointment of Kurimoto as distributor for Japan is part of the ongoing global expansion of MDS, reinforcing its commitment to delivering innovative and reliable products to customers worldwide while providing localised support and knowledge.

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