Posted December 5, 2023

Kobelco expands dealer network

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, Inc. adds Powerscreen of Washington, a Molson Group Company, to its North American dealer network.

This latest partnership expands the Kobelco footprint while increasing the portfolio of products supplied by Powerscreen of Washington by offering a wide range of Kobelco excavators. From the SK17SR mini-excavator to the SK520LC-11 large crawler, the lineup of versatile excavators is ideal for various applications in the construction, forestry, aggregate, auto-dismantling and demolition sectors. There are also sector-specific variations including the High and Wide undercarriage that is ideal for forestry applications.

The fast-growing Powerscreen of Washington dealership is a leader in material processing equipment and will provide Kobelco parts, rental, sales, and service from its facility in Kent, Washington, just outside of Seattle. 

Jeff Ford, vice president of Sales at Powerscreen of Washington says that representing Kobelco will strengthen its product offering: “The addition of Kobelco as brand partner complements our existing product range perfectly. Our business is well known for offering fantastic machines and a superb aftersales service. The exceptional quality of Kobelco will enable us to strengthen our offering for customers and expand our reach.”

The partnership between KOBELCO and Powerscreen of Washington is the latest development since the dealership was acquired by United Kingdom-based equipment dealer Molson Group in October 2022 and reflects the strong relationship that has developed between Molson Group and Kobelco in the United Kingdom. 

“We are excited to build on the relationship we have developed with Molson Group in the UK and to be working with Powerscreen of Washington, a growing dealership with a customer-centric approach. We are confident the Kobelco products will enable it to accelerate its growth,” says Jack Fendrick, COO and vice president at Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, Inc.