Raman Joshi of Manitowoc, left, and Steven Poh of Asiagroup sign the agreement to confirm the partne

Raman Joshi of Manitowoc, left, and Steven Poh of Asiagroup sign the agreement to confirm the partnership between the two companies

Manitowoc Cranes has signed a dealership agreement with Two Elephant Asiagroup, a joint-venture between Two Elephant Group and Asiagroup, to distribute Grove mobile and Manitowoc crawler cranes in Myanmar.

Asiagroup is a Manitowoc dealer for its crawler cranes in Malaysia and Two Elephant Group is an established rental company in Myanmar.

Raman Joshi, Manitowoc vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific, said, “Two Elephant Asiagroup is a joint venture that knows Myanmar and knows cranes. The venture shares many of the same values that we do and we’re delighted to announce this latest partnership. In order to satisfy Myanmar’s growth ambitions, there is a huge amount of infrastructure development needed and that’s where Manitowoc’s equipment, that focuses on innovation and return on investment, can really help.”

Steven Poh, Asiagroup managing director, said, “We are delighted to further expand our partnership with two of the industry’s leading crane brands. With our experience in selling and supporting cranes, combined with Two Elephant Group’s local expertise, we are certain we can offer customers a winning combination of high quality products backed by fast and reliable Manitowoc Crane Care support.”

Han Soe Kyaw, Two Elephant Group managing director, said, “This is an exciting time for both Myanmar as a country, and for Two Elephant Group. We are proud to support our nation’s development through providing world-class lifting equipment and we are delighted to partner with Grove, Manitowoc and Asiagroup in this initiative.”

Two Elephant Asiagroup employs more than 80 people in Myanmar and owns a rental fleet of more than 40 cranes. It has one of the largest rental fleet of cranes and forklifts in Myanmar.

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