Industrial OEM conference in UK

On November 2 several important UK OEM Industrial customers attended a Volvo Penta Industrial OEM conference in Warwick, UK. The purpose of this conference was to present the company and to share future engine technologies and introduction of the Tier 4 final solutions. The theme was “Preferred Partner – Powering your Business”.
The conference was hosted by Sales & Marketing, Region Europe with support from Product Management department, Industrial. Among the invited customers were Sandvik, Linde, BSP, SPP and others.

“We want to strengthen the partnership between Volvo Penta and our Key OEM's and to share with these customers our advanced future product development programs in order to gain credibility and supplier confidence when it comes to the coming emission legislations. By arranging these type of meetings, we get good possibilities to get closer to the customers and thereby be able discuss important business matters in a relaxed environment” says Peter Karlsson, Head of Sales & Marketing, Region Europe.

The agenda for the meeting featured interesting presentations of the Volvo and Volvo Penta Group. There were product range and synergies, current and future emission legislations, technology choice for Stage 4/Tier4 final, segment strategy with global outlook, global aftermarket and sales engineering support.

“We are very pleased with the outcome of this conference and the feedback from the customers was very positive” says David Hanngren, Manager Product Planning, Industrial.


Darren Tasker discussing with representatives from Linde HT


Nick Styles with designers from Sandvik


Volvo Penta TAD1365VE on stage