Vermeer Viking AB has begun operations as an independent, authorized Vermeer dealer in
Andre Hoondert and Jarno van Dompselaar will operate and manage the new dealership. Both individuals have a long employment history with Vermeer Corp. and have been familiar faces in the trenchless industry since the 1990s. They began working for respected pipeline and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) contractors and gained knowledge and experience in a wide range of applications and technologies. More recently, the pair has worked for Vermeer around the globe to train and provide product support to Vermeer dealers and customers.
“We feel that our collective global experience, plus understanding of the distinct local market characteristics, will enable us to provide exceptional support and counsel to Sweden-based contractors,” says Hoondert.
In addition to carrying the Vermeer product line, Vermeer Viking AB will offer alliance products and support from CETCO drilling fluid additives, McLaughlin vacuum excavators and boring systems, Prime Horizontal drilling services, Brewis Engineering HDD tooling, Kennametal tooling, Pioneer One HDD drilling systems, DCI HDD locating systems, (HD)PE welding equipment and Brandt Nov fluid equipment.