19 January 2022

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Blue Central Appointed Doosan Dealer for North West & North Wales!

Blue Machinery (Central) Ltd are delighted to announce that they have been appointed the Doosan distributor for the entire range of Crawler Excavators, Wheel Excavators, Articulated Dump Trucks, Wheel Loaders and Mini Excavators across the North West and North Wales. Representing Doosan throughout Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, North Wales, Cheshire and the Islands of Anglesey and the Isle of Man.

Doosan Infracore Europe are a market leader in the manufacturing of heavy-duty equipment used across the construction, demolition, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, landscaping, recycling, scrap, ports and rail industries.

The Doosan range of Crawler Excavators start at the 14 tonne DX140LC-7 right the way up to the 80 tonne DX800LC-7. Whilst their Wheel Excavators range from the 15.8 tonne DX140W-7 to the 21.9 tonne DX210W-7. Doosan’s Mini Excavator offering combines the highest level of efficiency with performance to offer powerful digging capabilities, great hoisting power and convenience for diverse work environments. The new generation of Doosan Excavators are the perfect mix of power and performance across a wide range of applications.

Doosan offer two Articulated Dump Trucks with the DA30-7 and DA45-7, which are manufactured for long working lifetimes. Their outstanding fuel efficiency and unique design puts them ahead of the competition.

Doosan Wheel loaders offer exceptional power and speed, making them effective even in the toughest of conditions. The series ranges from the 12 tonne DL200-7 all the way up to the 34 tonne DL580-7. Whether you are working in construction, quarrying, wood waste or recycling, they’ve got you covered!

The addition of the Doosan brand to Blue Central’s product portfolio allows them to become the ultimate ‘one stop shop’ for customers operating across a whole host of industries and applications. The Doosan range will complement Blue Central’s existing market leading equipment from brands including Doppstadt and the three Terex products of Powerscreen, Fuchs and MDS.

As well as supplying customers with their new Doosan equipment, Blue Central provide the best levels of back up and support you’ll find in the industry. With a network of engineers working across their region, they offer total support throughout a machine’s lifetime. Their ‘Blue Care’ service packages allow customers to choose the level of service which works best for them, to help improve a machines efficiency whilst minimising the cost of ownership.

Blue Central also supply genuine Doosan OEM parts, with a large stock holding they can provide same/next day service on all stock items to keep customers machines up and running. They have dedicated parts professionals who have a wealth of expertise and knowledge to offer customers the support they need on Doosan parts across the whole product range.

This new distribution partnership has led to significant investment from Blue Central as they acquire a second facility. The new 4-acre site based in Nantwich (Cheshire) will act as a dedicated depot for their Doosan equipment and spare parts. They have also grown their team to help support the Doosan brand with the addition of a new operations team and sales representatives. They have also recruited a number of factory trained engineers who have been provided with specific diagnostic tooling and equipment.

Sean McGeary, Sales Director at Blue Central comments: “We are very excited to introduce the Doosan product range to our supplier portfolio. We recognise the significant market share that Doosan have in the region and feel that the range complements our existing suppliers such as Terex Powerscreen, MDS and Doppstadt, and helps us complete the product offering to our clients. The Doosan range spans all our existing industry sectors from Construction & Demolition and Quarrying & Earthmoving to Recycling and Scrap Handling as well as Ports, Rail and Plant hire.

The addition of Doosan forms part of a long-term plan of growth for our family-owned distribution business and allows us to scale our aftermarket offering. We continue to aspire towards excellent customer service and are committed to continue our investment in our people, products and customers”.

Kim Dudley, Doosan Regional Manager UK-North and Nordics comments “We welcome the appointment of Blue Machinery Central as our Authorised dealer for the Northwest and North Wales. They bring their strong after-market support and parts expertise to the Doosan Construction products in the region.

With all the stage V diesel engines and Dash -7 Mid and Heavy product launches completed in 2021 and new products like the DX100W 11tonne Wheeled Excavator and new Mini Excavators coming on-stream early in 2022, it promises to be an exciting year.

Blue Machinery Central have committed to carry depth of stock of new machines and parts, to offer excellent levels of support and availability of Doosan products. We trust Doosan customers will give them the opportunity to deliver the latest dash 7 products in 2022 and experience the new comfort levels, fuel economy and superb performance of the dash -7 range”.