Russian construction equipment supplier Modern Machinery Far East has been appointed an authorised Terex Cranes distributor for Russia’s Far East region.

Modern Machinery will supply Terex’s full range of rough terrain cranes, and offer spare parts and machinery maintenance, throughout the Russian Far East – a region in the easternmost part of Russia, and part of Northeast Asia.

Modern Machinery has operated in Russia for over 28 years during which time it says it has supplied more than 3000 units of equipment, with customers comprising mining, construction, road, port, logging and communal enterprises.

The company has 20 service centres with 24-hour support across its distribution area and employs more than 350 service mechanics who regularly undergo training at certified training centres. It owns has more than 140 technical support vehicles, including mobile workshops for repair in the field, and off-road cars.

Stephan Wijkmans, regional sales manager – Terex rough terrain cranes, said, “Modern Machinery is a welcome addition to the Terex Cranes family. Their extensive industry experience and impressive network of service centres means that we can count on them for reliable customer support. Terex Cranes has a wide range of reliable solutions for the lifting industry—this along with Modern Machinery’s excellent reputation across the Far East of Russia will be a huge advantage to the domination of the lifting market in the region. We look forward to a strong partnership in the future.”

Daniil Shafeev, Modern Machinery CEO, said, “Modern Machinery is delighted to work with Terex Cranes to support customers in the Far East of Russia. We had felt that our product portfolio was not fully diversified with lifting equipment, which limited our potential. Currently, we are taking part in the biggest projects in mining and construction industry in our distribution area and planning to increase the volumes of complex support to our customers. The addition of Terex Cranes to our equipment portfolio will enable us to support our customer’s needs as their projects grow. We look forward to providing our customers with Terex Cranes equipment alongside our back up service, which is imperative in this industry.”