Jaidah Heavy Equipment – a subsidiary of the long-established and influential conglomerate Jaidah Group – has organised a Sales and Service seminar in Doha, in conjunction with one of its closest trading partners – Palfinger.
Jaidah Heavy Equipment’s training facility at the Industrial Area was the venue for the Sales and Service seminar which took place from October 7 to October 10. The event was hosted by Palfinger.
Palfinger was founded in 1932 in Austria, and is now headquartered in Salzburg. Its primary products are hydraulic loading cranes, container handling systems, forestry and recycling cranes, forklifts, aerial work platforms, liftgates, marine and offshore solutions, railway applications and so on. It exports over 90% of its products, with the Middle East region one of its primary markets. Jaidah Heavy Equipment is the exclusive distributor for Palfinger in Qatar.
Sales and Service managers from a number of GCC countries in the region: Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, the UAE were assembled for the event with the following companies represented: Al Shawaf, AES, Almoayyed, Al Masaood, DEERA, Guima, MBB, Jaidah and Palfinger themselves. Over three-and-a-half days, a number of industry-related topics were discussed.
These included discussion of heavy plant products such cranes, skip loaders, aerial platforms and accessories, as well as Sales and Service Training, Service Management, Warranty Handling, ExtranetApplications, Spare Parts Centres, ProductTechnology, and other important Sales- and Service-related subjects.
Thomas Schwaiger, Palfinger Area Sales Manager: “We are grateful to Jaidah Heavy Equipment for extending us the honour of using their facilities for this gathering. We were delighted to welcomeheavy plant Sales and Service managers from around the region where we have discussed the most pertinent topics in the heavy plant industry. And we are glad that it was a very productive event.”
Mohamed Jaidah, Chief Development Officer of Jaidah Group, added: “Jaidah has enjoyed a long and mutually prosperous business relationship with Palfinger and we were delighted to host the seminar on their behalf here in Doha. Palfinger is an expert in its field – as evidenced by its world-class products – so the delegates have learned a lot about some really cutting edge-developments in the plant industry at the event last week.”
For more than 30 years, Jaidah Group’s Heavy Equipment division has prided itself on its ability to provide up to-date products, parts and service solutions covering transportation, construction machinery and material handling equipment needs in numerous major projects around Qatar.
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