Getman Announces Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology as Exclusive Distributor for Underground Mining Equipment in Mexico
Bangor, MI, USA – May 2, 2016 - Getman Corporation is pleased to announce that as of June 1st, 2016, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will become the exclusive distributor of Getman underground mining equipment in the country of Mexico and will assume the role of sole authorized distributor of new equipment, aftermarket services, repair parts and training for all Getman underground mining equipment operating in Mexico.
“We see a powerful combination of product, parts availability and technical support when Getman and Sandvik work together to meet the needs of our customers,” says Erik VanAllen, President and CEO of Getman Corporation. “We are excited about bringing our market leading collaboration to Mexico. Existing customers will experience an improvement in service and potential customers will have a new and compelling alternative for their production and production support fleet,” continued VanAllen.
“Getman products expand and strengthen Sandvik's offering in both underground drilling and rock enforcement systems. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Getman will work together to offer the mining customers in Mexico both leading products and aftermarket services, therefore, the customers in Mexico can expect and demand the same level of service and commitment as with the Sandvik equipment,” says Patricio Apablaza, Vice President Mexico & Central America - Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.
The agreement will bring together the extensive and highly skilled Sandvik organization in place throughout Mexico and the world class Getman equipment portfolio.