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McCloskey add Kemach to global dealer network

McCloskey International

New distribution channel to serve South Africa region mining, aggregates, C&D and recycling industries

SCREENING and crushing industry specialists McCloskey International have appointed Kemach Equipment to their global network of distributors. The company will serve South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland (Eswatini) and Botswana.

An authorized JCB distributor established in 2003, Kemach have grown to become a leading earthmoving solutions dealer supplying equipment and aftermarket support to the mining, construction, quarrying and plant hire industries, as well as central government.


Sales, support and service are delivered through Kemach’s extensive Southern African footprint, including their national office in Gauteng and branches situated in 11 locations throughout South Africa.

To ensure seamless operations throughout their territory, Kemach Equipment’s network of sales and service dealers is strategically positioned in Windhoek, Nelspruit, Swaziland, Polokwane, Upington, Schweizer Reneke and Vryheid.

The addition of McCloskey crushers, screeners and stackers is seen as a natural extension for the company as it continues to expand its products and services in the mining, aggregates, construction and demolition, recycling and infrastructure markets.

In addition to the equipment itself, Kemach Equipment distribute a full range of genuine parts, whilst skilled field service technicians and expert product support engineers ensure that assistance is available at all times.

‘Adding McCloskey to our range of leading brands enhances our ability to satisfy the growing needs of our customers, while also creating the opportunity to strengthen our position of being a total solutions provider to the markets we participate in,’ commented Les Lothian, chief executive officer of Kemach Equipment.

Toni Laaksonen, senior vice-president of McCloskey International, added: ‘Having Kemach Equipment on board further strengthens our distribution network globally. Southern Africa is a market with huge potential, particularly in infrastructure development which is a key part of South Africa’s economic response to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘These unprecedented times present some unique situations that we anticipate will contribute to growth in the marketplace. Kemach have excellent relationships in both the public and private sector and bringing McCloskey products to the market at this key time will benefit both our companies and our customers.’


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