Genie has appointed Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment (GTHE) as a distributor for its aerial work platforms for the United Arab Emirates.
Based in Abu Dhabi with locations in Dubai, Sharjah, Al Ain, Fujairah and Madinat Zayed, GTHE is the construction equipment sales subsidiary of Galadari Brothers and will be responsible for the sale and after sales support for Genie’s boom and scissor lifts. The company also distributes Terex tower cranes, Link-Belt All Terrain, Rough Terrain and crawler cranes, Dieci telehandlers and Komatsu excavators and forklifts.
As part of the new partnership the company has placed an order for a number of Genie’s new E-Drive electric slab scissor lifts. The order for E-Drive scissor lifts includes the 13ft GS 1330m, 19ft GS-1932, 32ft GS-3246, 26ft GS-2632, 40ft GS-4046 and 46ft GS-4655.
Galadari Brothers chief executive Mohamed Yahya Kazi Meeran, said: “GTHE and Genie share more than their strength presence and reputation in the marketplace. They also have the same values that are the engines that drive their respective successes. This partnership will enable both companies to create a synergy that will be felt by customers in a market like the UAE, which deserves no less than the best product offerings and services.”
Sharbel Kordahi, managing director of Genie for the Middle East, southern Africa, India, Russia and Commonwealth of independent states, added: “Galadari Brothers is a flagship name in the UAE. With more than 40 years experience in the region, they have an in depth knowledge and understanding of the market, backed by strong sales and aftermarket support teams. It is our privilege to be associated with the group. In addition to Genie boom lifts and scissor lifts, this deal also includes the distribution of all Terex product lines.”