Wacker Neuson Group and Randon Group have entered into a cooperation for the manufacture of backhoe loaders in Randon’s factory located in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. Wacker Neuson will realize the commercialization and sales via its dealer network, focusing on the region of Latin America.
The Wacker Neuson Group is planning to open a new plant near Shanghai in China. Initially compact excavators will be produced for the local market, further products will follow. It is planned that the first compact excavator should roll off the production line at the beginning of 2018.
In April, work will begin on the expansion of Wacker Neuson’s light equipment production site in Reichertshofen. The company will be investing around EUR 10 million in a new R&D center for light equipment between now and the start of 2017.