Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Machinery took part in the 13th edition of Automechanika Dubai as a strong platform to reach out to its diverse stakeholders and customers in the region, which was held on 2nd-4th June 2015 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The recently concluded event is the largest automotive aftermarket platform for the Middle East and Africa.
Participants at Automechanika Dubai 2015 grew by 11% this year, with 1,696 exhibitors from 59 countries, bringing together world renowned manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in contending to claim a share of the fast-growing regional automotive aftermarket projected to hit $16.5 billion by 2020.
During the exhibition, Kanoo Machinery showcased its full range of genuine parts, accessories, and services for distinguished brands such as Perkins, Hyster, Bobcat, Grove, Tennant, IPS Middle East, SUN-TWS, Hitachi, Massey Ferguson, Lincoln Electric and Sullair as the authorised dealer in the UAE and the region, aimed at targeting the local as well as international audience.
Moreover, Kanoo Machinery also displayed its product offering called Remote Monitoring System (RMS), an intelligent software with real-time GPS tracking device that can be integrated to the machines to proactively monitor and manage asset performance 24/7.
This feature-rich system provides control for numerous operations such as driver identification, geo fencing, speed limit, service alerts, idle alerts and engine alerts, and also provides notifications on critical machine performance before breakdown occurs, thus increasing efficiency and uptime.
The surge in participation and interest among international aftermarket majors as well as local players for auto parts and equipment is a prime indicator for uptrend business progression — the Automechanika Dubai’s pattern of sustained double-digit growth and the immense demand for this burgeoning market across the region.
Kanoo Machinery's Parts team contributed to the success of the event participation, which was generally organised by Mr. Khumar Anwar, Mr. Sreekumar Sahadevan, Ms. Analee Munoz and Mr. Naveen Kumar, under the leadership of Mr. Deon Klerck. According to them, the trade fair generated a very positive lead for Kanoo Machinery, with over 141 key decision makers who visited the stand. 40% of the total were manufacturers, and some were export traders in the region, from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, India, etc.
Overall, there are about 20-25% potential customers who are keen to discuss the business in advance.
Comprehensively, Automechanika Dubai attracted over 28,709 visitors from 130 countries which is geared up to supply the intermediate markets on the latest trends and solutions in the automotive aftermarket industry, from all over the world.
About The Kanoo Group
‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.
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Michelle Laylo Verzola
The Kanoo Group