Finland’s Metso Outotec signs equipment distribution deal with Saudi’s ATEC

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Finland-based global mining engineering company Metso Outotec and Saudi Arabia’s Arabian Truck & Construction Equipment Company (ATEC) have signed a distribution contract covering Metso’s equipment, parts and services offering for the aggregates industry in the kingdom.

The agreement includes a wide range of Metso Outotec’s stationary and mobile crushing and screening equipment, spare and wear parts, and services. ATEC is a well-known and recognized local construction equipment and commercial vehicle distributor.

Mr. Mike Fritz, Senior Vice President ZMS-Group, the holding company of ATEC said that “Cooperation with Metso Outotec gives us an opportunity to offer world-class service to existing customers through our factory-trained technicians and local stock of parts and equipment. Our trained sales consultants will allow us to reach more customers in these fast-growing sectors. Together, we aim to increase customer satisfaction to be the first choice of crushing and screening solutions for the existing and new customers.”

“We are very pleased to add ATEC to our distributor community. We look forward to building a close co-operation and improving our sales activity in this important area for our mobile crushing and screening business. Thanks to a stronger local presence with ATEC, we are now able to considerably improve our aftermarket support and service,” said Mr. Olli-Pekka Oksanen, Senior Vice President, Global Distribution Management at Metso Outotec.

Metso Outotec, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, was formed through the combination of Metso Minerals and Outotec on June 30, 2020. It employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about $4.38 billion. The company ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

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