Al Shirawi Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Thor Middle East LLC and TMEA FZCO
Thor is an established business based in Dubai, supplying Cranes, Skip loaders and Hook loaders, Tail Lifts, Aerial Platforms, Bin Washers and related products and services in the region. We are excited to add these to our Al Shirawi Equipment product portfolio. Thor is the Exclusive Regional distributor f or Hiab Cranes, Multilift, Zepro, Movex a nd Socage Aerial Platforms, TECME Bin Washers, Transcover covering systems, VPG weighing systems and an umber of other European equipment manufacturers, with y ears o f t rack record i n t his market.
We are happy to announce t hat we now will be able to serve you, our important customer, in a much better way through t he combined strength of THOR a nd A l Shirawi. Together with “ATLAS” trailers, bodies a nd Thor products a nd service organization, w e a re w ell p laced t o expand our offering a nd support t o you as our highly valued customers in a much better a nd stronger way. With Thor, we have bridged the only gaps we had in our quest to become an end to end solution provider to our Waste Management customers.
This acquisition will go a long w ay in establishing us as a supplier o f premium, reliable equipment to this industry. In addition, we will lead with t he motto of “ Service First” with t he support of the service team and build the business with customer satisfaction as our primary objective.
Naveed Naqshbandi, a professional who started his Dubai career with Al Shirawi Group in 1996,having 2 5 y ears Waste Management a nd Construction Equipment Sales a nd business management experience, has been appointed General Manager of Thor a nd will take over the day to day running o f T HOR f rom Greger Jacobson, in addition to his existing responsibility for Waste Management line of business at Al Shirawi.
Keeping i n mind the focus on SERVICE, PARTS and TRAINING, Naveen Kaniyal who brings with him years of top notch experience is appointed head of these functions to provide “TOTAL SOLUTIONS” to customers.
Thor office and workshop will be shifted to Al Shirawi facility i n Al Quoz about one kilometer away from the current Thor location for better operational effectiveness. This transition will not impact any of Thor or Al Shirawi Equipment Co. commitments and will be done in a phased
manner. Details and timing of this move will be communicated as our integration process proceeds.