KUENZ SIGNS AN EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH PORTXGROUP AUSTRALIA

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KUENZ SIGNS AN EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH PORTXGROUP AUSTRALIA

PORTXGROUP PRESS RELEASE, THURSDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2021 AT 18.30 AM (AEST)

KUENZ (Hard, Austria) Managing Director, David Moosbrugger and  PortxGroup (Melbourne, Australia) Founder & CEO, Peter McLean are pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive agreement between the companies. 

PortxGroup will exclusively represent KUENZ container handling cranes in Australia and New Zealand and will open an office in Singapore to support its Asia-Pacific operations. This is a significant milestone in PortxGroup’s strategic intent of building strong partnerships with high quality businesses and offering cutting edge products and services to container terminals.

PortxGroup and KUENZ share the same strong emphasis on innovation, quality, speed and service and are poised to make a positive difference in the industry.

KUENZ GmbH is one of the leading innovators in crane construction, that doesn’t just follow the trends – it drives them. In dedicated production facilities, Kuenz engineers patented solutions that solve some of the customers’ biggest problems. KUENZ sets itself apart from its competitors by providing a service that covers every phase of the lifecycle, from concepts and consulting through to design, production, maintenance, and training. To ensure the utmost standards of safety and reliability, Kuenz develops, designs and manufactures its own main components like steel structures, trolley and gantry travelling components but also the electrical and automation system is built by Kuenz. A wide range of patented technologies and customised solutions help KUENZ deliver an unrivalled service to their customers. This commitment extends to remote maintenance and servicing, thanks to the innovative Kuenz Crane Management System. This is another reason Kuenz has become one of the most trusted names in the container industry.

PortxGroup Pty Ltd are industry leaders in engineering, maintenance, project advisory, consultancy, and technical solutions to the Port & Logistics industry. Working with PortxGroup provides a cost-effective way to access the very best thinking and innovative solutions, be it standard or advanced equipment, maintenance and parts, engineering or project advisory. The company is designed to be nimble and is well placed to deliver equipment, parts and project solutions throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

David Moosbrugger said: We at Kuenz have been looking for a strong partner who will support us in the Asian Pacific Area, especially Australia and New Zealand and with the Portx Group we found the perfect partner. The strength of both Groups will add a lot of value to our future customer projects. Kuenz and Portx Group will now be able to offer Turn Key Projects to customers, including After Sales Services done by local people.

Peter Mclean said: “We are extremely excited to introduce KUENZ products and services into our region, as they are the market leader in Europe and North America. This exclusive partnership allows us to offer innovative and efficient solutions for intermodal operations and automated stacking cranes for container terminals and rail yard operations. “KUENZ and PortxGroup share the same strong emphasis on innovation, quality, speed and service and are poised to make a positive difference in the industry.”

Further information for the press: media@portxgroup.com