MERLO: strategic investments

The MERLO Group, whose turnover grew by 11.4% in 2018, recently invested in its production plant to further improve the quality of its machines, increase its productivity and offer a more efficient service to its customers.

Villepinte, February the 25th 2019 -
Perpetual technical research enables MERLO to grow its business by 11.4% in 2018 and to become a leader in many markets, such as Germany, Belgium, Canada, Finland and Italy. With a growing range of applications, integrating, in addition to the traditional and historical sectors of agriculture and construction, the sectors of industry, recycling and the municipalities, the investments made by MERLO over the 2015 period - 2020 covers three main objectives :
- A continuous improvement of the quality. It takes place right from the project definition phase, and is present during their design through the use of the most modern CAD technologies. This approach is finally integrated into the production phase, thanks to the truly automated machining centers and the most up-to-date photographic controls during the assembly line.
- The increase in productivity, in order to meet the ever-increasing demand of the market. This results in the development of new products, new concepts that will be available across all telescopic ranges. The best expression of this philosophy is the new TURBOFARMER 65.9CS, which benefits among other things from a new hydraulic system design.
- Continuous improvement of the services offered to the customers with the evolution of the spare parts service. The warehouse will be fully automated and doubled in size. Work on it has just ended.
The main result of the implementation of this policy is the great ability of MERLO to rapidly evolve the products and to offer innovative technical solutions to its users.
MERLO is presents at SIMA 2019 with the largest of the stands dedicated to the telehandlers and with the largest product offering with 58 models designed for agriculture market. This is the reason why Merlo proposes at Sima the slogan: "MERLO is your everyday partner in agriculture. "
The stand, in addition to many new features, focuses on the exclusivities offered by MERLO with the suspended cab CS, the EPD Top which is a real co-driver, and finally the TURBOFARMER 30.9. It is the most compact telescopic in the segment of 9m working height. It offers the most contained dimensions in this market, which gives it unparalleled maneuverability.

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Mattia Bodino
Marketing and Communication Merlo SPA
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