SOURCE: Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2014) - Trelleborg Wheel Systems will unveil its Total Value of Ownership (TVO) program for the construction industry at the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition, to be held March 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
TVO focuses on the value delivered to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), construction dealers and machine owners when choosing Trelleborg as their supplier of tires and tracks.
Ydo Doornbos, Managing Director of Trelleborg Wheels Americas, Inc., says: "Different customer groups have different requirements from their products and suppliers. For OEM's, it's about a choice that reinforces the quality of their machines. For dealers, it's about meeting their customer's needs for quality products and finding a reliable partner to work with. For the machine owners, it's about products that deliver and represent the best return on their spend. We are really excited about taking this successful approach from our materials handling business and applying it to our constructions side."
Trelleborg has long been established as a leading industrial tire business in the U.S. and has increased its focus on the construction tire and track business to meet increasing customer demand. It offers a complete range of products for construction machinery from the tough C-800 pneumatic tires and rubber tracks, to the Brawler range of large solid Off the Road (OTR) tires, as used in the world's toughest construction environments.
Doornbos continues: "Offering a great range of products is only ever half the story; everyone who touches our products, from the OEM to the machine operator, needs to be sure that they've made the right choice. We've built our business on a cornerstone of customer focus and that's what TVO does -- it makes sure that everything we do delivers value to the customer. It makes choosing Trelleborg's tires and tracks the easiest decision they can ever make based on our commitment to the industry and the difference we make."
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Profile of the Trelleborg group:
Trelleborg Wheel Systems is a leading global supplier of tires and complete wheel systems for agricultural and forest machinery, forklift trucks and other materials-handling vehicles. The company offers highly specialized solutions to create added value for customers. Trelleborg is partner of all leading manufacturers of tractors and agricultural machines. It has annual sales (2012) of 443 million Euros, 2,391 employees and 6 factories around the world. Trelleborg Wheel Systems acquired at the end of 2012 Maine Industrial Tire, a U.S.-based market leader specializing in solid tires for vehicles, with 635 employees and 2 factories. www.trelleborg.com/wheelsystems
Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of about SEK 21 billion (EUR 2.5 billion, USD 3.3 billion) in over 40 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. In addition, Trelleborg owns 50 percent of TrelleborgVibracoustic, a global leader within antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles, with annual sales of approximately SEK 15 billion (EUR 1.7 billion, USD 2.3 billion) in about 20 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com