DORDRECHT, The Netherlands, August 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental specialist, has opened a new operation in Belgium, by acquiring the aerial work platform business unit of Sarens Belgium NV.
Furthermore, Riwal and Sarens will strengthen their cooperation in order to deliver the best customer experience whenever both aerial work platforms and heavy lifting services are required at the same sites.
Riwal Belgium will be based in Genk (Limburg province). The Sarens employees dedicated to the aerial work platform business will all be employed by Riwal.
Riwal's Region Director Pedro Torres comments: "This acquisition will strengthen Riwal's position on the Belgian market as we will be operating closer to both our existing and new customers. We will serve our Belgian customers from our new depot, as well as from existing Riwal depots in the South of the Netherlands (Dordrecht and Eindhoven area). The acquisition also improves our European coverage which is a strong benefit for our international key accounts."
The Riwal Holding Group, established in 1968 and headquartered in The Netherlands, is an international rental specialist of aerial work platforms and power generators. Riwal employs over 1000 people, has operations in 17 countries on 3 continents, and has an aerial work platform fleet of 13,000 units.
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