Plant has given its new US division a flying start by choosing CONEXPO-CON/AGG
2011 for the launch.”We’re overwhelmed at the amount of people who have
welcomed us,” said vice president Stu Gamble, who heads up the new US
US market is a very ‘now’ market - very
impatient,” said Gamble. UK-based Parker Plant already sold into the but customers
want to be able to speak to somone straightaway and so the decision was taken
to open up a US facility, which could also provide parts and servicing. “It’s
not just about selling – it’s about taking care of customers,” he said. “Parker
now has a presence in the US on a daily basis.”
new business was set up this month, in what is also Parker’s centenery year.
Gamble has managed to put his team together very quickly, drawing on contacts
from his extensive experience in the industry.
He was formerly vice president of Sandvik’s mobile crushing and