FAMCO launches new branch in Sultanate of Oman
In line with expansion plans throughout the Middle East region, FAMCO (Al-Futtaim
Auto & Machinery Co), the Al-Futtaim Group's distributor of commercial vehicles,
construction and industrial equipment, today announced the launch of a new branch
in Muscat, the capital of Sultanate of Oman.
The branch was inaugurated at a grand ceremony in the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Muscat
attended by leading industry executives from Oman's industrial and logistics
Paul Floyd, Managing Director, FAMCO said: "We take pride in working closely
with fleet operators, providing high levels of customer service and expert advice.
Now we can bring these qualities to the Omani market where we believe we have
much to offer. Oman's vision to invest in its infrastructure has heightened
construction activity in the country and our aim is to set a new benchmark here
and be part of this exciting vision. Thanks to our new facility in Muscat, and
our highly qualified team, we very much look forward to the opportunity of developing
our operations in Oman."
FAMCO Oman will distribute leading brands such as Linde material handling equipment,
Merlo telescopic handlers, Ingersoll-Rand industrial air compressors, MASE marine
generators, Hart & Nassau industrial doors, Stertil docking systems, and
Bott workshop and in-vehicle storage solutions.
The company is known in the UAE and the region for its customer focused approach
and for the strong support it provides through its service and parts network.
It has bases in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah, and in 2011 started
operations in Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar.
Floyd added: "Customer support is a key focus for FAMCO which already
has an enviable reputation in the region, but this has come solely from its
development in the UAE. Now the company has an opportunity to take its excellent
standards to new audiences."
He concluded: "We take pride in knowing that we are providing our customers
with global best practice that set a benchmark throughout the industry within