MB Plant SA appointed Atlas Copco RCE’s new dealer in South Africa
From left to right: Philip Herselman (general manager Atlas Copco Construction Technique); Danie Gerber (CEO MB Plant SA); Neville Marthinussen business line manager Construction Technique); and Frank Reid (CEO MB Plant SA).
Dynapac Road Construction Equipment (RCE), a division of Atlas Copco Construction Technique has appointed MB Plant SA as its official equipment and aftermarket dealer in South Africa.
“We are relentless in our pursuit to ensure that our world-class products, service and after-sales support are easily and conveniently accessible to our customers, and the MB Plant SA dealer appointment is certainly a positive step in that direction,” says Neville Marthinussen, Road Construction Equipment Business line manager – Construction Technique at Atlas Copco.
MB Plant SA’s responsibilities will include improving current channels to market and increasing the product and service footprint in the territories, thereby providing customers with the shortest route to equipment products, as well as parts and service support in the areas of their business, at their branches and close to awarded work projects.
MB Plant SA, strategically located throughout the country, is a joint venture with a majority share held by MB Holding Company based in Oman. MB Holding Company LLC is a multinational corporation with operations and subsidiaries spread across the globe in the Middle East, Europe, North Africa, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.
“We are committed to extending our network of branches and sub-dealers to provide an efficient service to our customer base throughout the country, and work hard at maintaining an effective stock of machines and parts,” says Danie Gerber, CEO for MB Plant SA.
MB Plant SA will be responsible for the full Dynapac Road Construction Equipment product range in Kwa-Zulu Natal while their product range in Gauteng, Free State, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and North West Provinces will comprise of soil drum rollers and small double drum rollers.
Marthinussen says that as asphalt equipment is a specialised product range with highly specialised applications, therefore pavers, asphalt rollers, milling machines, and asphalt material feeder units will continue to be marketed by the experienced Atlas Copco Road Construction Equipment sales team, together with dedicated MB Plant sales engineers.
Equipment Africa says: With a proven aftersales track record, MB Plant SA is a good pick for Atlas Copco RCE. With the support of a principal in the mould of Atlas Copco RCE, another powerhouse renowned for its thorough aftermarket support, MB Plant SA will definitely offer the best possible product support for this range of equipment.