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Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi and Sons

Smag and sons and FPT Industrial in distribution tie-up

DUBAI, May 24, 2022

Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi and Sons (Smag), a leading distributor of world-renowned commercial vehicles, industrial machinery and equipment franchises, has announced a strategic distribution alliance with Italy’s FPT Industrial. 
 
Smag is part of the Al Ghandi Auto Group for the UAE and wider Mena region. The newly signed partnership is timely and strategic, with both parties combining their industry expertise to bring the gold standard in marine engines and components to the Mena region. The distributorship agreement further reinforces the existing partnership which spans 34 years.  
 
As a result of the collaboration, Smag will become the largest provider of marine engines, supplies, and components such as propulsion engines in the UAE and the Mena region. FPT Industrial’s advanced technologies coupled with Smag’s world-class strategy-led distribution network will bring a suite of high quality and versatile marine supplies and components to the region. 
 
Illustrious history
With a presence in 100 countries and more than 8,000 employees, FPT Industrial has a long and illustrious history of designing, manufacturing and sales transmissions, axles and engines for on-road, off-road, marine e power generation sectors, which work all around the world. Smag will draw on more than two decades of experience in high-power Diesel engines and marine operations, with engines ranging from 100 to 1000 HP.
 
Commenting on the partnership, Mark Jenkins, CEO of Al Ghandi Auto Group said: “This agreement with FPT Industrial demonstrates our ongoing commitment to bringing the best-in-class equipment and products to the marine sector. FPT Industrial, distributed by Smag in the Middle East, manufactures world-class marine engines and equipment and we look forward to providing the market with our expertise and diverse range of marine products.”
 
“Our distribution agreement with Smag will allow us to boost our presence in the area and bring our marine products into new markets. Our engines have a high-performance capacity, improved cost efficiency, and environmentally friendly features. These solutions will significantly improve the performance and growth of operations for the region’s marine transport industry,” states Fabio Rigon, FPT Industrial Vice President EMEA, SEA and ANZ.
 
Aftersales team
Smag’s complete suite of exceptional products is supported by its unparalleled parts and aftersales teams throughout the region. Smag customers can avail of many benefits, including the expertise of highly skilled and certified technicians, the most up to date equipment and regularly serviced machinery, innovative tooling, machinery and diagnostics equipment, and a comprehensive range of genuine parts to suit the specific requirement and 24/7 On-call service. 
 
Smag has successfully achieved various certifications, underpinning its commitment to business excellence in providing world-class products and services to help increase the customer experience and offer a fantastic working environment for employees.-- TradeArabia News Service
 



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