Cebu-based marine solutions provider Propmech Corp. will be the official dealer in the Philippine market of parts and services of MaK, a producer of heavy oil, marine diesel, gas and dual fuel engines under the Caterpillar brand.
Propmech and MaK entered into an agreement for the former to bring in MaK products for marine industry such as small to large ship engines and generator sets, among others.
A service center for ships using MaK products will also be set up in the Philippines through the partnership.
“We are very happy to have MaK under our wings now as this partnership has been ten years in the making,” said Propmech Chief Operating Officer Helen Tong.
Propmech and MaK seen the potential here as the Philippines is the fourth largest shipbuilding country globally with increasing demand for quality engines, parts, and services.
“Propmech is aware that more Philippine-based customers are looking for engines that are built to last to get the most out of their investments and seeking competent teams to handle maintenance of the same,” the company said.
“Our shared vision and commitment will ensure offering more world-class solutions to the growing needs of the Philippine marine industry,” Tong added.
Propmech is engaged in the distribution, installation and maintenance of Caterpillar propulsion systems and refurbishing of every kind of vessel, including commercial liners, ferries, patrol boats, yachts or fishing boats, through its complete and reliable range of services.