03 September 2012

CNH Opens New Branch in Syrdarya region, Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan – 03 September 2012 (Marketwire) - CNH International, a subsidiary of CNH Global, a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment industry and part of Fiat Industrial, recently opened to the public its new facility in the Akaltyn district, which is located in the Syrdarya region -- a key agricultural area in Central Uzbekistan. 

The new branch, strategically located on the main arterial road leading to the capital city of Tashkent and along The Great Silk Road, is easily accessible and offers full sales and after sales services to customers on New Holland Agriculture, Case IH and New Holland Construction machinery. 

The facility stretches over 2,600 square meters and includes a showroom, offices, training rooms and a service center staffed with qualified technicians and equipped with advanced equipment and technologies. This new branch further enhances CNH's strong service coverage of the national territory and will support the development of the country's agri-business and construction equipment sectors. 

During the ceremony, Bakhrom Buranov, First Vice-Governor of the Syrdarya region, commented, "Opening a dedicated new branch in the Syrdarya region, which is a leader in the production of wheat, cotton and raw silk, will provide a great support to the region, to farmers and to all of us." 

The new branch, which is run by UzCaseService, is fully integrated into CNH's worldwide service network and has access to the company's advanced manufacturing, product and service technologies. 

UzCaseService is one of four CNH joint ventures established with the aim of upgrading the country's agricultural and construction sectors through the introduction of modern technology and machinery. In addition to manufacturing operations, delivered by UzCaseTractor and UzCaseMash, this collaboration provides support to Uzbek customers with retail finance solutions through UzCaseAgroLeasing. 

UzCaseService started operations in 1998, and provides technical assistance and spare parts service throughout the territory with a team of 240 fully trained technicians, a fleet of 105 service vehicles and mobile workshops, a recently refurbished Central Parts Depot with more than 7,000 line items, and 13 Service Centers throughout Uzbekistan. 

CNH International, a subsidiary of CNH Global, is the company responsible for the manufacture, sales, distribution and after sales operations of agricultural and construction branded equipment in over 120 countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Asia and Oceania, encompassing Australia, China and India. CNH International was established in 2007 to strengthen CNH's brands focus in emerging and high-growth markets. 

CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by approximately 11,300 dealers in approximately 170 countries, CNH brings together the knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial, industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. (FI.MI). 

Source: CNH International