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Italian-based Merlo, manufacturer of products for the construction, mining and agricultural sectors, has been recognised as a market leader with its DBM range of self-loading concrete mixers, being among the top players in the telehandlers market
The company produces telehandlers (front loading, with stabilisers and with rotating platform) and concrete mixers (DBM), it said.
In the African continent Merlo set-up its first self-loading concrete mixers in 1966 and the last generation of this line-up has four-wheel drive with hydrostatic transmission, portal axles, three-function steering system and large water and fuel tanks ensuring vehicle disengagement on all terrains and longer autonomy.
The DBM are particularly appreciated where morphological conditions require versatile, reliable and sturdy off-road vehicles.
The telehandlers range is made using more than 50 different models with boom reach from six to 30 metres and capacity from 2.5 to 12 tonnes.
This article originally featured in the September 2013 issue of African Review of Business and Technology. To read this issue of the magazine online, click here