PM Group, the leading Italian truck mounted cranes and aerial platform manufacturer, has announced the opening of the new subsidiary in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, strengthening its presence in the Middle East.
PM Middle East will directly operate in the Middle East and East African markets through a team of experienced professionals in the lifting sector bringing an even more straightforward and attentive sales, marketing and service support to local customers and providing a comprehensive portfolio of brands including Manitex, Valla, Oil & Steel and Badger. "Middle East market " - says Luigi Fucili, PM Group CEO - " is extremely dynamic and presents a strong demand of lifting solutions equipment mainly due to the growth of many sectors especially the construction industry. For this reason a reliable on site based reference point to better serve this market becomes necessary and will bring us closer to customers' needs. The opening of the new branch continues the process of internationalization that PM Group has undertaken for several years. This has led the company to enhance the identity of its brands, PM and Oil & Steel, in many areas outside Europe and now being part of Manitex Group also the other top brands in our Crane Divison as Manitex, Badger and Valla". To confirm the importance of this area, PM has created a direct on-site point of contact able to guarantee a prompt delivery of a wide range of cranes and spare parts, thanks to the local storage directly managed by PM Middle East staff, and a full after sales support. The new opening in the Middle East consolidates the direct presence of PM Group in the World, with already active subsidiaries located in Europe (Spain, France, England, Germany) Far East (Singapore) and Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Mexico) together with Manitex Inc., based in Texas, which is in charge for the distribution in the North America market, and part of Manitex International Inc. as well.
PM Group S.p.A based in Modena, Italy, is a leading Italian manufacturer and marketer of truck mounted hydraulic knuckle boom cranes with a 56 year history of technology and innovation, and a product range spanning more than 50 models, from Small to Super-Heavy Cranes. With direct sales offices in more than 10 countries, including France, Spain, Argentina, Chile and Singapore and a distributor network operating worldwide, PM Group S.p.A offers solutions that cover all load handling needs, with a vast assortment of applications for many sectors, including construction and mining. PM Group S.p.A also produces and distributes truck-mounted aerial platforms and self-propelled tracked platforms under the brand Oil & Steel, with a product line including more than 30 models and a well-established international client base. Since January 2015 PM Group S.p.A is part of American leading provider of engineered lifting solutions Manitex International Inc.
For more information about PM Cranes, please visit www.pm-group.eu, about Manitex International, visit www.manitexinternational.com