FAM opens new office in Moscow as headquarters for CIS region

FAM recently made a strategic decision towards an investment into the CIS market, including Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The process to open a new office in Moscow, Russia, is part of its internal organic growth strategy. The new company FAM CIS will be the headquarters for the CIS region. With this important strategic step, FAM says it is able to further support the entire market and existing customers located in the CIS region.

The new office will be represented by Guido Hesse and Alexander Gaidaenko,who both joined FAM Group recently and bringing in long-standing history in the mining, materials handling and service industry in Russia and CIS region. Major FAM in-pit crushing & conveying installations in the CIS can be found at the Vostochny coal mine in Kazakhstan and the Angren coal operation in Uzbekistan amongst other locations.

“The market reaction was very positive, to have FAM acting locally,” highlighted Guido Hesse, General Manager FAM CIS. “We are looking forward to combining German technology in materials handling and service competence, to generate value for our clients in the region”, added Alexander Gaidaenko, General Manager FAM CIS Service.

The FAM group is a medium-sized organisation, headquartered in Germany, with a proven history as a manufacturer of modern bulk material handling systems in the CIS region and globally. “German tradition and competency in mechanical engineering goes together with flexibility and strong client orientation. FAM has a broad portfolio in materials handling for a wide range of bulk material such as ore, overburden or coal. FAM understands the important role of local competences to have close contacts with its clients. With strengthen its presence Russia and CIS, FAM continues to invest globally, after its successful establishment in Brazil.”