Sharp’s Heavy Equipment will represent Velocity in Australia
Velocity International, a U.S. based producer of specialty mining machinery, spare parts, and equipment accessories located in Lake Forest, IL, announced today that Sharp’s Heavy Equipment Repairs Pty. Ltd. has committed to represent the company as its Dealer in Australia. Sharps, the market leader in drill support and rebuilds, will add the complete Velocity product range to its extensive customer offering.
“The Sharps business model is ideal for Velocity International. A first rate marketing and sales organization, tied to an expert in field support for mobile equipment in the mining industry, will deliver the competitive difference”, stated Jim Krogman, the President / CEO of Velocity. “We are extremely pleased that Graham has the confidence in Velocity to commit his organization to our drill value proposition. Together, we believe that we will offer an exciting alternative to the Australian customers.
Graham Sharp, the Managing Director of Sharps, stated “Sharps has always prided itself on our Quality People Quality Service belief. So when the team from Velocity came to us to see if we could work together, the decision was a very easy one. I am very pleased and excited about moving our company forward with the Velocity International product on board”.
The Drill Business Manager for Sharps, Dominic Brown, added “The relationship between Velocity International and Sharps Heavy Equipment Repairs is a perfect fit. Due to real alignment with the current drill refurbishment program and parts/support base already in place, we believe that the mining industry will now benefit greatly from an alternative drill rig supplier that understands the words Service and Support. Sharps, with its long term dedicated drill personnel, will most definitely prove itself to be amongst the top drill suppliers to the mining industry within Australia”.
About Velocity International (Velocity):
VELOCITY’S drill product line provides global mining and infrastructure industries with the highest valued integrated solutions to drilling applications, which includes exploration, excavation development and extraction, and construction drilling tools and rigs. Machinery, parts, a full line of accessories and service are all provided through strategic partnerships with international Dealer organizations.
For more information: www.velocityinternational.net.
About Sharp’s Heavy Equipment Repairs Pty. Ltd:
Sharp’s Heavy is a market leader in the supply of parts and field services for customers in the mining, petroleum and railroad customers in Australia. Sharp’s is committed to engineering and manufacturing superior products that exceed customer expectations. Sharp’s is headquartered in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. For more information: www.sharpsheavy.com.au.