According to GlobalData Mining Intelligence, global growth in the sector is predicted over the next two years, with the largest proportion of projects (38 per cent) set to commence in the Asia Pacific (APAC). In order to capitalise on the projected demand, Kinder is looking to expand its operations.
"The vision of continuous productivity, innovation and expansion has been central to our values," Kinder Australia’s CEO Neil Kinder said.
"Our new international website – kinderapac.com – is a big leap for the Kinder K brand. It's a significant milestone for all involved and is strategically aligned to the company's global expansion plans. It's also in a response to the growing demands and opportunities presented by the APAC mining, quarrying and extraction industries."
The website can be currently be read in Indonesian, but Kinder plans on expanding the range of languages available. “We have commenced with the Indonesian translation as a start and we are planning other languages as part of stage 2, with French next on the list. Our close proximity to the Asia Pacific region, particularly Indonesia, as well serviceability of existing Indonesian clients makes it an ideal country/region to target,” said Kinder.
Kinder’s association with the bulk materials handling industry in Australia goes back to 1985. Today, it is one of the leading suppliers and manufacturers of conveyor and bulk materials handling equipment used to convey a variety of products, including: the extraction and quarrying industries; mining and minerals processing; grain; sugar and salt operations; bulk operations; port and train terminals; and timber, paper and pulp mills.
Kinder’s APAC operations will be supported by its warehouse in Braeside, Victoria, in addition to planned local distribution networks. "The embarkment into the Asia Pacific region is supported by the company's 3000m² state of the art warehouse facility, storing more than 8000 conveyor hardware components and accessories," Kinder said.
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