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Ahern Iberica Opens For Business With Grand Opening Celebration

During a grand opening celebration in Madrid, Spain, the latest Ahern International division, Ahern Ibérica today officially opened for business.

Servicing customers in Spain and Portugal, Ahern Ibérica will provide sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel lifts. It is based in a large 2,000sqm (21,527 sq. ft.) facility in the south west region of Madrid, which has been recently renovated and includes a 700sqm (7,534 sq. ft.) warehouse for new machine storage, a 800sqm (8,611 sq. ft.) workshop for pre-delivery inspections, repairs and rebuilds, as well as dedicated spare parts storage with walk-in parts counter, and exterior yards to the front and rear of the property. The facility also houses a dedicated training and events space, offices, and conference and meeting rooms.

Led by Managing Director, Enrique García Delgado, Ahern Ibérica employs a team of 7, which includes a customer service representative, sales managers for Northern and Southern Spain, a spare parts coordinator and a technical manager and a service technician.

Taking place the following day from the 2019 Premios Elevacion Movicarga (PEM) Awards, where Ahern Ibérica were a gold sponsor, the grand opening event took the form of an open house in the afternoon of Friday 20th September. More than 100 customers, suppliers, and industry leaders attended the event held at Ahern Ibérica’s facility, which included tours, machine demonstrations and an official ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches from company executives, including Matthew Elvin, CEO, Snorkel.

Speaking from the event, Enrique Garcia, said, “This is an exciting moment for both Ahern and Snorkel, as we officially open our first directly-owned business here in Spain. I am incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication our new team has shown in getting this fantastic facility ready for the launch, and I hope today our valued customers can see that we are truly ready to support them.”

Matthew Elvin, said, “Spain is a key market for Snorkel, and it is with great pleasure that we have officially opened this latest Ahern International branch today. We are committed to fully supporting our customers in this region and have invested heavily in ensuring we have new machines, spare parts and technical service available, and a dedicated team ready to deliver world-class service.”

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