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Putzmeister Merges with SANY

Since opening its doors in 1994, Putzmeister America, Inc. has expanded its facilities seven times and acquired 10 acres.

Putzmeister Merges with SANY

Putzmeister America operations remain unchanged

STURTEVANT, WI (Feb. 15, 2012) – Putzmeister America, Inc. is proud to announce the merger of its parent company Putzmeister Holding GmbH with SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., two of the construction industry’s leading companies.

“We are confident the Putzmeister and SANY merger will strengthen both brands,” says Dave Adams, president & CEO of Putzmeister America.

While SANY’s financial strength is promising for Putzmeister’s growth prospects and provides a significant competitive advantage, SANY will add to its portfolio a wide range of technologically cutting-edge products and innovations “Made by Putzmeister,” while acquiring a strong distribution and service network outside of China.

“Putzmeister remains committed to producing the highest quality equipment and providing an unmatched level of service for our customers,” adds Adams. “Our everyday operations will continue unchanged, as Putzmeister will remain an independent brand within the SANY Group.”

All operations involved in the manufacturing and distribution of Putzmeister America equipment will continue to be based out Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

Outside of China, Aichtal, Germany will become SANY's new world headquarters for concrete pumping machinery. SANY will focus on operations in China, while Putzmeister will continue as the premium brand. Norbert Scheuch will remain in his position as CEO of Putzmeister within SANY and will join the SANY executive board.

Putzmeister engineers, manufactures and distributes construction machinery, including concrete pumps, internationally for the building and mining industries, as well as for tunnel construction and large-scale industrial projects. SANY, based in Changsha, China, is a large Chinese producer of construction machinery and market leader for concrete pumps in China. The merger between the leading concrete pump provider outside of China with the Chinese market leader in concrete pumps will support the creation of a global market leader for concrete pumps

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 Putzmeister America, Inc. manufactures a complete line of truck-mounted concrete boom pumps, separate placing booms, truck-mounted telescopic belt conveyors, ready mix trucks and trailer-mounted concrete pumps as well as mortar, grout, shotcrete, plaster and fireproofing pumps and mixers, industrial pumps, tunneling machinery and pipeline systems. Some of the industry’s best known brands, such as Telebelt®, Thom-Katt®, and Tommy Gun®, are part of the Putzmeister America family. The company’s workforce is dedicated to hands-on customer support and advancing the industry in design and technical innovation.

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