Tag: Belgium

IronPlanet appoints Jethran Roeten as Benelux Country Manager

IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used heavy equipment, has announced the appointment of Jethran Roeten, IronPlanet’s new representative in the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) region.

Felipe Fernández-Urrutia Massó, Europe Major Accounts Director at IronPlanet said of Jethran’s recent appointment:

“Jethran has over 18 years’ experience working in the international used equipment industry, especially throughout Benelux – making him a perfect fit to grow IronPlanet’s business in this region. We are thrilled to have him on board, and I am sure his extensive skillset will be a great asset to IronPlanet’s strategic vision of continued growth in EMEA’s markets.”

Jethran joins IronPlanet from Prima Equipment, the earthmoving and construction equipment export company, where he began as Sales & Marketing Manager and later General Sales Manager. Prior to this, he worked at the Emeco Group, EMV International and Exact Software.

Heli Increase Investment In Maeda Mini Cranes

Following the growing success of Maeda Mini Cranes within the construction industry and emerging markets, Maeda’s Belgium and French dealer Heli has decided to increase their investment in these machines and placed an order for 11 new Mini Cranes.

The order for 11 new Mini Cranes consists of
• 3 x MC285CRME
• 3 x MC305CRME
• 4 x MC405CRME
• 1 x LC785B

NIBM to sell Potain top-slewing cranes in Belgium

Manitowoc announced that NIBM will sell Potain top-slewing cranes in Belgium. NIBM currently sells Potain cranes in the Netherlands and the Northrhine-Westphalia region of Germany.

NIBM will provide full Manitowoc Crane Care support for top-slewing Potain cranes, not only new cranes sold by NIBM, but to all top-slewing Potain cranes in Belgium.

BLE, Manitowoc’s long-established Belgian dealer, will continue to sell and service Potain self-erecting cranes and Grove mobile cranes. BLE will also offer full Manitowoc Crane Care support for self-erecting cranes and Grove mobile cranes. Manitowoc Crane Care includes full parts and service support plus a range of other services.

Adri Van Groningen, commercial director for Benelux and Israel at Manitowoc Cranes, said the new arrangement would bring additional resources to customers in Belgium.

BELGIUM: Change in Powerscreen distribution

As part of a worldwide initiative to strengthen and streamline its distribution network, mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer Powerscreen will be consolidating its sales, service and support activities in Belgium with its existing partner in the Netherlands, Van Der Spek group.

From July 1, 2011, Van Der Spek will become Powerscreen’s primary distribution partner, replacing Bia nv, for all its crushing, screening and washing activities in Belgium.