Kuhn Bohemia a.s. (below as Kuhn Bohemia), a subsidiary of Komatsu Distributor Kuhn Group, and Smart Construction, a Komatsu technology venture specialized in digital transformation of earthmoving, announced a partnership today.
In this partnership, Kuhn Bohemia will deliver the digital transformation to the customers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia by offering day-to-day services supporting Smart Construction solutions such as equipment rental, 3D data creation, jobsite set up and on-site advisory. Together with Kuhn Bohemia, the Smart Construction team will learn in detail how they can help local customers improve and digitally transform their business. Based on this knowledge, Smart Construction will continuously improve the existing solutions and provide new ones to meet the customers’ needs.
In Europe, Smart Construction partners are currently active in 6 countries. Smart Construction will continue to strengthen and grow their partnership network across Europe.
“Kuhn Bohemia is focused on complex services for our customers. We would like to offer solutions and services complementary to machine sales, such as 3D technology services, based on the best platform. We believe Smart Construction is the only right way and implementing Smart Construction will increase our Komatsu intelligent Machine Control (iMC) machine sales,” says Daniel Sys, Managing Director of Kuhn Bohemia. “Offering Smart Construction services can give our customers added value which is already requested today and it will surely be necessary in the future. Our customers can cooperate with us as a one-stop-shop for the right solutions, services and advice, and this will be very beneficial to them.”
“The combination of the local knowledge on construction standards and methods from Kuhn Bohemia and the global knowledge from the Smart Construction team forms an incredibly powerful force of change which can then be applied to the customer’s unique requirements,” says Richard Clement, Deputy General Manager of Smart Construction, “Smart Construction is about creating value for our customers through digital transformation of earthmoving, it’s therefore essential that we have a strong local presence with a partner who has a great experience supporting of digital services for the jobsite. As a Smart Construction Partner, Kuhn Bohemia is becoming a true supporter of the customers’ business in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.”
About Smart Construction
Smart Construction, a technology venture from Komatsu, was first introduced in 2015 to improve efficiency and address the labour shortage faced by the Japanese construction industry. Now, Smart Construction is active across Japan, Europe, North America and Australia. Smart Construction provides a family of solutions that accompanies earthmoving projects from bidding to reporting. From building a 3D world with drone surveying data to finding the best haulage route with this data, Smart Construction helps to keep track of and optimize the flow of machines, muscles and materials on jobsites. Together with their partners and clients, Smart Construction aims to reduce project lead time, increase profit while making jobsites safer and greener.