Related Links: Deere Expands Into Brazil (requires login) Chinese Heavy Equipment Digs In Globally Big Fleet Owners Want Service That Stands Tall As new, construction-equipment brands—many of them Chinese—arrive in the Brazilian market, fleet owners here say they want superior after-sales support. This level of service, they add, will make the difference between the success or failure of newcomers in the country.Vendors broadly discussed the issue at the M&T Expo 2012, held from May 29 to June 2 in São Paulo, Brazil. M&T Expo is the largest trade fair for construction machinery in Latin America. Produced every three years, this
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.