DKSH handles RUAG Technology’s Turningator, a mobile CNC processing center, as well as the state-of-the-art Windpower equipment.
Swiss-based RUAG Technology, a division of RUAG Group and major force in international technology, and DKSH’s Business Unit Technology have signed an exclusive agreement that covers the distribution of RUAG’s Turningator and Windpower equipment in Taiwan, China, Korea, and Japan. DKSH has dedicated sales and services teams in all relevant countries across Asia, offering top-notch Market Expansion Services for the region and providing sales, marketing, project management, and after-sales services.
RUAG’s Turningator equipment was introduced in 2009 and is a computer-controlled mobile lathe (CNC turning center) that is suitable not only for overhauling large turbines in gas, water and coal-fired power stations but also for producing large parts for shipbuilding, pipelines, and oil rigs. RUAG’s Windpower equipement has proven its worth since 2003 with a range that includes procurement, machining, coating, assembly, inspection and testing for the windpower industry.
Daniel Erni, Head of Marketing and Sales at RUAG Technology, says: “Our first-class technology skills generate added value for our customers. Through our partnership with DKSH we are able to proudly offer the most advanced mobile CNC technology to the Asian market.”
Dr. Adrian Eberle, Executive Vice President Business Unit Technology at DKSH, says: “RUAG offers the market a revolutionary method for machining large parts on site that reduces costs as well as downtime considerably. DKSH, as their partner for China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan is excited to open for RUAG the gate to Asia.”
About RUAG Technology
RUAG (RUAG.com) is an international, technology driven group of companies active in the fields of aerospace (aircraft and space vehicles) and defence (security and military) with Holding offices in Berne Switzerland. In its facilities in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Sweden and the USA, RUAG employs a total staff of 7,500 persons, of which 4,000 are located in Switzerland and roughly 10% are trainees.
RUAG Group’s Technology division is a global supplier and integrator of components for military and civilian aerospace applications and for the mechanical engineering industry. RUAG Technology is active in specialized machining, forming and surface technologies, engineering, aircraft structures, machine assemblies and environmental technology.
DKSH (dksh.com) is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets.
With 560 business locations in 35 countries – 20 of them in Europe and the Americas – and 22,000 specialized staff it is one of the top 20 Swiss companies ranked by sales and employees. In 2009, DKSH generated annual gross revenues of CHF 8,600 million.
DKSH’s Business Unit Technology is the leading provider of Market Expansion Services involving technical solutions for capital investment goods and analytical instruments. DKSH Technology’s field of competence includes the manufacturing and production, energy, research, food and beverage, advanced metals, and infrastructure sectors with a service portfolio that includes market entry consultancy, project financing, product planning, marketing, sales, application engineering, and after-sales services.
With 67 business locations in 17 countries and 1,200 specialized staff, Business Unit Technology generated annual gross revenues of CHF 507 million in 2009.