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Putzmeister America, Inc. Opens Brazil Location

Putzmeister America, Inc. Opens Brazil Location

STURTEVANT, WI (August 10, 2009) –Putzmeister America Inc., announces the establishment of its new location, Putzmeister Brazil Ltda. (PMB), for the sales and service of Putzmeister concrete pumps in Brazil. PMB will be located in Atibaia, Brazil, just outside of Sao Paulo. The new modern facility will supply spare parts inventory, stock of new equipment and a training center.

This strategic location allows PMB easy access to major roadways leading throughout the country of Brazil to service its many customers. PMB will have the complete responsibility for the sales, service, spare parts support and training of all Putzmeister equipment in Brazil.

“Putzmeister has a long, successful history in Brazil and we wanted to show the local customers our long-term commitment to Brazil’s rapid growth,” says Marc Aguilar, Putzmeister’s general sales manager for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACA).

“Putzmeister has been supplying Brazil with the highest quality and technologically advanced products for many years and by establishing our own manufacturers sales and service operation we continue to reinforce that we will be around for a long time.” PMB will be lead locally by Edson Oliveira as general manager.

Oliveira has been in the concrete and construction business for over 28 years and has worked with Putzmeister for over 10 years. He is an expert in concrete and customer service. His professional managerial skills along with his team of highly trained sales and service professionals will ensure that all Putzmeister customers in Brazil will be well taken care of for years to come.

Aguilar continues, “Putzmeister decided that with Edson managing the day-to-day business actively in Brazil, Putzmeister can insure our customers receive the highest quality products and the best after sales customer care locally in Brazil.”

PMB will be supported by the proven management team of Putzmeister America. Since May, 2007, Putzmeister America, with its experienced personnel, geographical proximity and commitment to service has successfully managed responsibility for the sales, service and spare parts of Putzmeister concrete pumping equipment in LACA.

Expanding with PMB is strategic in adding to the continued growth of the Putzmeister Group in the Latin American region.

Since the establishment of Putzmeister America in 1993 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, the company has shown a commitment to developing sales and service for Putzmeister in LACA.

“We have supported our customer and distributor network by providing competitive Putzmeister products, increasing our bilingual staff and establishing a firm understanding of the needs of each local marketplace,” adds Aguilar. “These commitments, along with the dedication of our local partners, have lead to tremendous growth in Putzmeister market share.”