4 May 2017—Vermeer Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial and agricultural equipment, has appointed VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) as a new channel partner in India. VECV will provide equipment services including parts, service and sales support for Vermeer Specialty Excavation products through its extensive network of 200+ locations across India.
“The mining industry is witnessing growth since 2014 and has been contributing significantly to India’s GDP. To augment our support to our customers and channel partners in India, we have recently established a subsidiary, Vermeer Equipment India Pvt Ltd (VEIPL), based out of Chennai,” said T Ramesh, country head of India for Vermeer Equipment India.
“We are pleased to have VECV represent the Vermeer Specialty Excavation products in India,” said Michael Spaur, managing director of Vermeer Asia Pacific. “VECV and Vermeer share the common philosophy of providing high-quality products and superior customer support in order to help make a real impact on the productivity and success of our customers’ businesses.”
“Whether customers are looking to purchase new or used track trenchers or surface mining machines for their projects, the VECV team can help them select what’s best suited to get the job done,” Spaur added.
“With VECV’s proven capabilities of providing solutions for the mining segment in India, promoting the Vermeer Specialty Excavation products comes as a natural synergy,” said Mr. Rama Rao, executive vice president of VTI division of VECV.
“With close to two decades of experience in India, we have developed a good understanding of our customers’ needs. Keeping this in mind, we will help provide solutions with the Vermeer Specialty Excavation machines which will address the growth opportunities in an effective and responsible way,” said Mr. Anirban Dutta, vice president of Strategic Business, VTI-VECV.
About Vermeer Corporation
As an industrial and agricultural equipment company, Vermeer Corporation manufactures machines that make a real impact in a progressing world. Vermeer offers customers a full line of high-quality surface mining, underground construction, tree care, environmental and agricultural equipment. Vermeer machines carry a reputation for being built tough, built to perform and built for value.
Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, U.S.A., with affiliated companies and independent dealer locations around the world, Vermeer is committed to meeting customers’ needs in more than 60 nations. Those customers are at the core of the business and supported by reliable, localized customer service and support provided by independent dealers. That support has been part of the culture at Vermeer for more than six decades.
Based in Singapore, the regional office - Vermeer Asia Pacific supports our channel partners in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
For more information on Vermeer products and services, visit the company’s website at www.vermeer.com or e-mail Vermeer at [email protected]
About VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV)
VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) is a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited.
In operation since July 2008, the company includes the complete range of Eicher-branded trucks and buses, VE Powertrain, Eicher’s components and engineering design services businesses as well as the sales and distribution business of Volvo trucks within India. VECV vision is to be recognized as the industry leader driving modernization in commercial transportation in India and the developing world.
Volvo Trucks India, the business division of VECV which has extensive presence in the Indian mining market segment, will be handling the Vermeer Specialty Excavation dealership in India.
For more information on VECV products and services, visit the company’s website at www.vecv.in.