Wednesday, June 06 - 2012 at 16:04 - Kuwait

Established since 1974, Heavy Equipment, a division of Alshaya Trading Company, is a leading provider in the sale and servicing of light to heavy equipment and machinery. The Heavy Equipment Division offers services in Kuwait, and recently in Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, and caters to the construction industry with a comprehensive range of machinery, forklifts, spare parts, and construction and materials handling equipment.
Aiming to offer the best products from the global market with an unmatched level of service, Heavy Equipment Division offers clients a range of globally renowned brands, such as AlimakHek, Komatsu, PowerCo, Asada, Zoomlion, Truemax, Ketong, Cox Gomyl, Snorkel, and Icaro.

In addition to the above, Heavy Equipment is proud to announce the arrival of its two latest Italian brands, "Fassi" brand specialized in manufacturing truck mounted cranes, and "Poliedra" brand specialized in manufacturing customized products for chimneys, linen and garbage chutes.

The division is headed by a fully qualified and highly experienced team of technicians that displays impressive expertise in providing complete after sales service, repairs and maintenance.

Sharing his views over the division's long and successful thirty seven years, Mr. Ramez Chehab, Heavy Equipment Division Manager, said: "Our objective is to play an active role in this progressive economy and to expand our market share. We do this through meeting all our clients' construction and heavy equipment needs by providing the most recognized and best quality brands for purchase or lease. We continuously strive to enhance, develop and provide our customers with top equipment, as this industry requires the best available product in order to create a strong, efficient infrastructure and contribute towards a progressive economy."

Shedding light over expansion plans, Chehab, continued: "Our expansion plans are aligned with the region's current economic growth. Qatar and Saudi Arabia are very important markets with steady and progressive economies, and have recently been witnessing a construction boom. Consequently, aggressive investments are being seen from companies around the world."

"There is a wide scope of work in the construction industry today in both the public and private sectors, such as construction of hospitals and roads that require regular maintenance and heavy machinery. "

"Constantly delivering quality and efficiency, the Heavy Equipment Division at Alshaya Trading Company has built an impressive portfolio of projects conducted across Kuwait, such as Four Points Sheraton,The Ministry of Defense, Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait National Petroleum Company, The Ministry of Electricity and Water, Equate, Shuwaikh Port Authority logistics, and many others."

Fassi Gru S.p.A. - Loader cranes manufacturer since 1965

Fassi Gru is the market leader among Italian producers. Its product range and sales numbers place it among the top producers of hydraulic cranes in the world.

Fassi’s production potential is approximately 12,000 cranes per year. The entire range is exported and distributed throughout the world through an efficient and widespread distribution network. From Canada to France, from the UK to Australia, Fassi’s professionalism is reflected in the company’s aim to meet different market needs, which are often linked to the specific geographical and economic conditions of individual countries.