Konecranes grows machine tool service business18 January 2010
AH Maskinservice is based in Horsens, east Jutland and is a specialist in safety inspections and CE labeling, hydraulic presses and overall machine tool service. Axis Machine Tool Engineers specialises in the maintenance services of machine tools in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Konecranes said the acquisition of AH Maskinservice is part of its strategy to expand its machine tool service business in the Nordic countries. AH Maskinservice’s previous owner will work as branch manager for Konecranes’ machine tool servie business in Denmark. Axis Machine Tool Engineers will allow Konecranes to offer a wide range of maintenance solutions for customers in the Scottish engineering industry, especially oil industry service workshops.
“Up to now, Konecranes has offered machine tool services in the Nordic countries through its machine tool service offices in Finland, Sweden and Norway. We are now very pleased to be able to offer local Konecranes machine tool services also in Denmark,” says Pekka Kujala, vice president, machine tool services, Konecranes.
“Axis Machine Tool Engineers will be become the northern district organisation of Konecranes’ machine tool service operations in the UK.”