Volvo Construction Equipment distributor ItalThai Industrial Co. will open a sales office in Chonburi as part of its efforts to become Volvo’s third largest machinery dealer by 2015.
Atipong Pongwhan, head of ItalThai’s Machinery Solutions Group, and Volvo representative Rick Chiam, showed off the range of heavy machinery at a Volvo Health & Wellness Road Show at the Amari Orchid and Tower June 9.
ItalThai Industrial Co. will open a Volvo Construction Equipment sales office in Chonburi by month’s end.
Atipong said a Bangphra branch will open by month’s end as the company looks for new Eastern Seaboard customers. The company considered the east a fast-growing market and that its office will be open 24 hours a day.
Chiam noted that ItalThai has been a Volvo distributor for 40 years, predominantly selling 20-ton heavy truck cranes used in mining. ItalThai, he said, is the company’s fourth-largest dealer of such machinery with a goal to move up to third within four years.