Al-Babtain Group receives Tadano's President and Management Team
Business leaders exchange views, further strengthen their partnership
KUWAIT: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Tadano LTD Co in the State of Kuwait since 1979, is honored to have welcomed Tadano’s President and Owner, Koichi Tadano and Tadano’s Management Team during their first ever visit to Kuwait. Tadano’s team met with Al-Babtain’s group most senior leadership during a historic visit cementing the successful decades-long partnership.
The two parties shared their visions in pursuing excellence for their customers, discussed growth opportunities and reconfirmed their commitment to working together to deliver trusted solutions in the local market. Led by Tadano, the Japanese delegation was also represented by Kazuumi Hiwatashi, General Manager; Koji Kakudo, Service Manager; Norihiro Kawai, Sales Manager and Koichi Kanno, Officer. They were warmly received by Mohamad Shalaby, Chief Operations Officer; Abdulmohsen A AlBabtain, Chief Human Resources Officer and Ghazi Al-Babtain, Group Business Development Manager.
Commenting on the visit, Shalaby said: ‘It is a pleasure to meet Tadano’s Management team here in Kuwait and discuss how we can best collectively answer the needs of our customers in Kuwait to ensure the best-in-class products and after-sales services. Our long partnership has been a major success that goes from strength to strength. It is no surprise that the Tadano Cranes continue to dominate the Kuwaiti market in terms of sales with a remarkable 70 percent market share over the last four years. We look forward to working hand in hand with our Tadano partners for many more years.’’
The Al-Babtain Group brings all types of Tadano’s hydraulic cranes to Kuwait, provides after sales services and genuine spare parts ensuring the seamless customer experience that the Al-Babtain Group name commands.
Tadano is the largest Japan-based manufacturer of cranes and aerial work platforms and the seventh largest crane manufacturer in the world, established in 1948 and listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Led by its principle ‘safety first, quality second and efficiency third’, Tadano name has become synonymous with trust and reliability around the world, and in the region.
Al-Babtain Group was founded in 1948, to present a model of honesty, integrity and total dedication, gaining a solid reputation in the State of Kuwait and the Middle East area. Today, Al-Babtain Group has licensing rights for some of the world’s leading brands stretching the globe from the USA to the Far East.
For more than 60 years, Al-Babtain Group has experienced continued success and a large measure of this success came from the Group’s advanced flexible management style and longterm vision. These astounding results were achieved due to a versatile strategic formula focusing on growth amongst its sphere of activities; including automotive, technology, investment, information technology, industrial and Finance.
The automotive sector is the main activity within Al-Babtain Group’s business, which represents some of the bestselling brands in Kuwait, in addition to heavy equipment. The Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co (AABC) is proud to be the sole agent and distributor of leading Japanese, European (French) and Chinese vehicles in Kuwait such as Nissan, Infiniti Renault & Citroen.