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Putzmeister America Announces New Authorized Service Center


FRF Hydraulic & Fabrications will provide full service and support for Putzmeister products within the Toronto region.

Putzmeister America Announces New Authorized Service Center

FRF Hydraulic & Fabrication to Service Putzmeister Products within Toronto Region

STURTEVANT, Wis. (January 1, 2006) – Putzmeister America has signed its first Authorized Service Center (ASC) contract with FRF Hydraulic & Fabrication, Inc. of Canada. FRF will provide full service and support for the entire range of Putzmeister concrete and material placing equipment throughout the Toronto region.

As contracted, FRF will employ additional factory-trained mechanics and personnel to adequately fulfill all Putzmeister service requirements. This includes stocking parts, handling equipment repairs and performing warranty work. Staff will also be trained to conduct boom inspections.

Established in 1999, FRF specializes in servicing heavy construction equipment along with repairing hydraulic cylinders, motors, valves and radio remote control systems. In addition to on-site repairs, the company has a fully equipped service truck to fix hydraulic equipment in the field.

FRF operates from a 10,000 sq. ft. facility based in Brantford, Ontario and has achieved Canadian heavy-duty mechanic certification. The business is owned and operated by Felix and Rolf Frick, who have over 15 years of combined experience in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic applications, most notably in servicing and installing Palfinger products.

“We believe this new service center relationship will most importantly benefit our customers as well as FRF and Putzmeister America,” says Mike Furlott, Director of Customer Support for Putzmeister America. “Now, regardless of a Putzmeister product’s origin, it can be conveniently serviced by an authorized and highly capable service organization within the Toronto area.”

Putzmeister customers in the region surrounding Toronto can reach FRF direct at
(519) 752-2228 or access their web site at www.frfcanada.com. For additional details, contact the Putzmeister America Customer Support department on their toll-free 24-hour support hotline (800) 890-0269, phone (262) 886-3200 or fax (262) 884-7259.