Vilvoorde, November 2023 – Smart Construction, a digital transformation strategy created by Komatsu together with Sony Semiconductors, NTT Communication and Nomura Research Institute under the entity EARTHBRAIN Limited, is pleased to announce the expansion of its partner network. The new addition to this network is KUHN Schweiz AG (hereafter referred to as KUHN Switzerland). As a subsidiary of the KUHN Group, KUHN Switzerland is the official distributor for Komatsu machinery in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.
The primary objective of this partnership is to provide local customers with digital solutions and services, designed to optimise construction processes and boost profitability.
Ruedi Sandmeier, Managing Director of KUHN Switzerland, says: “Our unique selling proposition lies in the integration of software solutions and services with our machinery sales. This initiative is a vital element in supporting the digital transformation among our customers.”
As part of its commitment to supporting customers’ digital transformation journey, KUHN Switzerland has established a team of experts specializing in 3D technology, GNSS systems, jobsite production follow-up and related software solutions. This team will be instrumental in guiding customers to effectively implement modern technology in their operations.
Following KUHN Bohemia a.s. and KUHN Baumaschinen GmbH, KUHN Switzerland is the third partner within the KUHN Group to join forces with Smart Construction and the 10th partner in the European market.
Dirk Legrand, General Manager from Smart Construction says: “We are happy to get Kuhn Sweiss on board as our 10th official Smart Construction Partner in the European market. The keen interest of Swiss customers in enhancing efficiency and cost reduction, coupled with a dedicated team led by the Managing Director Ruedi Sandmeier, makes this an ideal opportunity for us to grow our business.”
About Smart Construction
Smart Construction is a digital transformation strategy created by Komatsu together with Sony Semiconductors, NTT Communication and Nomura Research Institute under the entity EARTHBRAIN Limited. These four organizations are known for their significant contributions to delivering the greatest innovation leaps to their industries.
Smart Construction experts utilise digital tools to assist clients in the earthmoving and quarry industries by finding the optimum way of using resources like machine, material and people for enhanced productivity, quicker project completion, cost savings, improved safety, and reduced CO2 emissions.
Smart Construction’s comprehensive range of solutions and services are fully provided and supported in Europe by Smart Construction partners AP Deutschland GmbH, DigiKo, G-tec Positioning GmbH, Instadrone, Kuhn Baumaschinen, Kuhn Bohemia a.s., Kuhn Schweiz AG, MDiG, Scantruck.