Metso Outotec has signed a distribution contract with Mining and Construction Equipment Sweden AB and Värnamo Krosskonsult AB. The two companies will sell in cooperation Metso Outotec’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening equipment as well as crusher wear parts for the mining and aggregate customers in Southern and Central Sweden. They will also provide service support such as start-ups and repairs in the regions. The contract has come into effect in April 2021.
The construction business is steady in Sweden. A key implication in the aggregate producers and contractors is to respond to the increasing demands for more sustainable operations and recycled aggregates, while keeping the production costs in balance. Metso Outotec’s solutions are well-equipped to respond to the customer needs and coupled with the expertise and know-how of the new local partners, aggregate producers and contractors have an easy access to premium brand equipment with strong local service and support.
“We’re very pleased to enter this cooperation,” says Roar Vasbø, who is heading Metso Outotec’s sales and service in the Nordics region. “For the customers it means better and faster local service. For us it means that we can improve customer experience and reach out to more potential customers in the region, especially contractors.”
“Our aim is to serve the markets as one-stop-shop,” explains Fredrik Wennberg, Managing Director of Mining and Construction Equipment Sweden. “We offer service, parts, equipment and know-how close to the customer.” He adds: “Flexibility is very important to our customers, especially for the contractors. We offer rental possibilities and stock units so that the customers are able to get their equipment quickly.”
“This is a great opportunity for us to be able offer Metso Outotec aggregate equipment to greenfield projects or to brownfield stationary plant projects. It will strengthen our competitiveness and help us serve the market better,” adds Kristofer Almén, the Managing Director of Värnamo Krosskonsult.The main location is Värnamo with equipment and parts stock, and a service workshop. Sales offices are in Stockholm, Värnamo and Ystad. The staff includes ca. 20 persons in service, sales, and construction engineering.
About Metso Outotec
Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.
Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.
Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion.
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