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Kobelco continue to expand French network

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Six new authorized dealer partners appointed; new sales and marketing appointment at KCME

KOBELCO Construction Machinery Europe BV (KCME) have announced the extension of their French network with the appointment of six new authorized dealer partners.

Neomat, Gap Sud Mécanique, Comet Loc, ACHD, Serge Monod Equipement and Kobest have all joined the KCME network since the start of 2020, providing improved coverage of France and demonstrating KCME’s commitment to better servicing customers in its French-speaking regions.


Neomat joined KCME on 1 January 2020 and cover a significant area across France, including Ile de France region (Paris area) and Oise.

Gap Sud Mécanique were appointed on 1 February and cover the Alpes de Haute Provence and Hautes Alpes regions.

Comet Loc were also appointed on 1 February and cover the Alpes Maritimes and Var regions.

ACHD were recruited on 6 March and will help support significant coverage of France, including in the Burgundy and the Rhone regions.

Serge Monod Equipment (SME) were appointed on 13 March and cover the Savoie and Haute Savoie regions.

Last but not least, Kobest, were appointed on 1 April and cover the Aisne and Champagne-Ardennes region.

In addition, KCME have also welcomed a new member to their marketing and field sales team. Roland Danion, who has 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, joins the team as retail sales and marketing manager with responsibility for the whole of France.

Mr Danion joins KCME from Hydro CTA, prior to which he was sales director for a large construction equipment dealer in north-western France.

KCME’s managing director, Makoto Kato, said: ‘France is one of KCME’s key markets, so we are delighted to welcome these six new dealers to the Kobelco network…whilst the recruitment of Roland to the KCME team highlights the importance we place on providing the best-possible support to our dealers.’


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