FAMCO and HIMOINSA in new distribution agreement for diesel generators

Left to Right: Mahmood Wahab (Divisional Manager, Prime Power Division, FAMCO), Fernando Calle (Regional Manager, Himoinsa), Paul Floyd (Managing Director, FAMCO) and Guillermo Elum (Sales & Marketing Director, Himoinsa).

Dubai, April 08, 2010: Himoinsa, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of generators, has appointed Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co (FAMCO) as its exclusive distributor in the UAE.

"The market for diesel generators in the UAE is very promising, and as a major distributor we hope to build on Himoinsa's global reputation as a recognised leader in the generator industry," said Paul Floyd, Managing Director, FAMCO. "The high quality and safety features of the Himoinsa range, together with our ability to market the product with effective aftersales support, will play a very important role in making this partnership a great success."

With its headquarters in Spain, Himoinsa has subsidiary companies in most major global markets. It is an independent company manufacturing premium quality generator sets and leads the way with technical innovation, design and manufacturing. The company is a recognised leader in the generator industry, particularly with sound-attenuated diesel generator sets, and has developed a full range of generators with a unique look and quality.

Himoinsa's manufacturing strategy is to be vertically integrated to enable effective control of design, innovation, quality, lead times, costs, manufacturing flexibility, and inventory management. All the added value of Himoinsa generators is produced internally, including control panels, enclosures and wiring. Substantial investments in manufacturing technology, including state-of-the-art metal forming, powder coat painting, robotic welding and automation, ensure that Himoinsa supplies high quality generator sets at competitive prices.

FAMCO is already a leading provider of market leading brands such as Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, and Volvo Construction Equipment, together with Linde material handling equipment, Dexion industrial storage systems, Ingersoll Rand air compressors and tools plus Yanmar marine engines. The company is well known and highly respected throughout the UAE for its customer focused approach and for the strong support it provides through its service and parts network. It has bases in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah.


FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co.) is a market leading supplier of products & services to a diverse range of industries & commercial undertakings covering the transportation, construction, manufacturing, warehousing, oil & gas and marine sectors. FAMCO serves these industries with world-class brands like Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Merlo, Ingersoll Rand, Linde, Dexion, Yanmar, Himoinsa, Stanley Proto, Fenner, Bruynzeel, Mobel Linea, Meco, Bott, Stertil, Hart & Nassau.

FAMCO has operations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Ras Al Khaimah. The company's development and success has been based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs and the dedication of its skilled staff.

FAMCO is committed to providing outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels. FAMCO is an ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 certified company. 

For more information, please contact:
Muthanna Muckatira
Marketing Services Manager
Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co. LLC (FAMCO)
P.O. Box 5502, Dubai, UAE
Phone +971-4-2135103

© Press Release 2010


Trending on Zawya

In the last 24 hours


People In The News

Volkswagen Middle East appoints new Marketing Director

Dubai, UAE – Volkswagen Middle East has appointed new Marketing Director, Bruno Gisquet, to strengthen its brand positioning in the region. GIsquet will lead and manage the brand development, marketing communication, market research, product marketing and volume planning for the automotive manufacturer in the Middle East.

13 hours ago