Introduction to XCMG
Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group Co., Ltd. (XCMG) is a multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company with a history of 73 years. It currently ranks ninth in the world’s construction machinery industry. The company exports to more than 170 countries and regions around the world.
With a brand value of 43.081 billion yuan (US$ 6.45 billion), a 69.64% year-on-year increase, XCMG is the most valuable brand in the Chinese construction machinery industry due to its quality, innovation, brand value and social responsibility.
XCMG’s strategy is leading a path of becoming a reliable, world-class enterprise with unique value and innovative capability through our ceaseless exploration in engineering technology to provide sustainable and trustworthy solutions for global construction projects,” said Xu Xiaohui, assistant general manager of XCMG.
As a frontrunner in the construction machinery industry, XCMG is making steady progress in developing new technologies and products, including the successful launches of a 2,000-ton all-terrain crane and Asia’s highest aerial platform fire truck. The company now holds 4,573 effective patents, 596 of which are authorized invention patents.
XCMG began its global expansion in 2010, making several crucial purchases and investments in Europe, North America, Middle Asia, Brazil, India and other important markets as well as operating six international assembly plants. Now the company’s products are sold in more than 170 countries and regions worldwide.
The company has also established a global sales and service network including more than 280 a-level agencies, ranking top three in the markets of Brazil, Russia, Australia, Middle Asia and the Middle East.
In the KHL Yellow Table 2016 released recently, XCMG maintained its ninth place ranking among all construction machinery manufacturers in the world, the only Chinese brand to feature in the top 10.
Introduction to Artic Machinery
Tim Martin started in the industry as an equipment operator at 13 years old. Grew up in Burns Lake and moved to Prince George and became a journeyman welder. Was a heavy duty mechanic for TimberJack Inc in the late 70s. Became the service manager for TimberJack. From there he started his own service truck business for 7 years, for logging contractors. Worked for a dealership and developed a Korean manufacturing company for the BC marketplace in construction and forestry.
After this, Tim worked directly for the Korean manufacturing company, Hyundai Construction Equipment out of Chicago Illinois to be their Sales and Service Rep to cover all of Canada, Northwest Territories, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Northern California, and because of my success with them also spent time in Korea, Florida, and where ever else they wanted me to be. After working in the manufacturing aspect of the business Tim was approached by a close friend to help make a major Swedish equipment manufacturer a household name within Prince George and BC for 15 years.
Tim has developed personal relationships since he started in the equipment business in 1974 with Timberjack Forestry Equipment and sold and serviced equipment to the fathers of the sons that he still deals with today. Tim has always done business based on honesty, integrity, personal word and a handshake.