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Komatsu Honours Mohammed Saud Bahwan with Prestigious Awards

Commemorate 40-year Association with SBG with Outstanding Achievement & Overall Excellence Awards

At an exclusive event held at Muscat, Komatsu Ltd. Japan and Saud Bahwan Group celebrated a historic milestone – 40 years of a strong association in Oman.

Gracing the occasion were leading dignitaries from the public and the private sector and a top management team from Komatsu, Japan and Komatsu, Middle East.

On this historic occasion, presenting Mohammed Saud Bahwan, Chairman, Saud Bahwan Group with two prestigious Excellence Awards – ‘Komatsu Award for appreciation for Overall Excellence as well as 40 Years Long-standing Relationship’ and the ‘Komatsu Achievement Award for Outstanding Market Share and for Sustained Contribution to the Community’; Mr. Kiyoshi Mizuhara, Senior Executive Officer, President, Construction Equipment Marketing Division, Komatsu, remarked, “I would like to express my sincere and heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Mohammed Saud Bahwan, Chairman, Saud Bahwan Group and all members of Saud Bahwan Group who have engaged in achieving continuous success for our Komatsu Equipment business since 1978, when this partnership began.”

Sharing his thoughts on Saud Bahwan Group’s commitment to customer satisfaction he said, “Saud Bahwan Group has always been committed to providing high quality product support from the beginning of our partnership. This philosophy perfectly matches with Komatsu’s policy. Saud Bahwan Group’s philosophy of “Customer Centric Approach” and continuous investments in after-sales service, has enabled us to jointly establish a market leadership position in Oman.”

Speaking about what makes this partnership so special, he said, “Saud Bahwan Group can be rated as one among the top distributors in the world and their continuous efforts to align with Komatsu’s “Brand Management” philosophies have earned them a distinguished honour of the only distributor in the Middle East region to be selected for this approach.”

In his opening remarks, Chairman, Mohammed Saud Bahwan reflected on the long association with Komatsu. He said, “This year marks a milestone for Saud Bahwan Group, as it celebrates forty long years of a successful association with Komatsu Ltd., Japan. SBG has worked hand-in-hand with Komatsu to cater to the needs of our valued customers with a world-class range of Construction & Mining Equipment.”

Expressing his gratitude, he remarked, “I must express my special appreciation to Komatsu Ltd. and Komatsu Middle East for the excellent guidance and support extended to us at all times.”

“I also take this opportunity to thank our valued customers for their loyalty and reiterate our commitment to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction by offering quality products backed by world-class service. We are confident that in the coming years we will continue to exceed the expectations of our customers while setting new standards in the Construction & Mining Equipment sector in Oman.” he added.

The special evening had two very valued customers share their experiences with Komatsu and SBG. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mohit Khimji, CEO, Group Divisions, Al Tasnim Group, said, “The relationship of Al Tasnim Group with Komatsu dates back almost to the beginning of Komatsu’s association with the Saud Bahwan Group, through the W120-2 Wheel Loader. Komatsu offers unmatched product quality and technological superiority, thus making them market leaders in the construction equipment space. In addition to this, the Komatsu and Saud Bahwan team offer unparalleled after-sales service, spare parts availability and training of operators & maintenance staff.”

Another very important customer, Mr. K.M.A. Rahiman, Vice President, Galfar Engineering and Contracting, spoke about the trust and confidence he places on Komatsu and SBG. Elaborating on his experience, he said, “Our association with Komatsu & Saud Bahwan Group began in 1981 with the purchase of our 1st Komatsu machine “Excavator PC210”. Today I am happy to inform you that we have an active fleet of over 350 Komatsu Equipment. It is indeed commendable that Komatsu has been a brand leader in Oman for the last many years. It certainly speaks volumes about Komatsu’s product quality, consistency and durability. Saud Bahwan Group has equally contributed to the success of the Komatsu brand in Oman.”

In Oman Komatsu has been the market leader for more than three decades. Their efficient and robust range of products lends a strong, reliable hand in various sectors like construction, infrastructure, mining and more. Komatsu products are an outcome of patiently listening and understanding the needs of the customers performing in a competitive environment. Komatsu equipment are known for their reliability and durability, and are the first choice of Government departments and both local and international Contractors in Oman.

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