Big plans as Tobroco-Giant celebrates 25 years
By Steve Ducker07 January 2021
Netherlands-based manufacturer Tobroco-Giant is celebrating 25 years in business this year – and it has announced plans to build 9,500 machines a year by the middle of this decade.
Director and owner Toine Brock started the Tobroco (taken from Toine Brock Construction) brand in 1996 and the launch of the Giant wheeled loader followed five years later. The company reached the milestone of building its 25,000th machine during 2020, and it opened a new warehouse in September.
“The milestone of being in business for 25 years could not have been achieved without the commitment and involvement of employees, dealers and suppliers,” said Toine.
“And of course from our customers all over the world who use our machines and attachments every day.
“This gives us the confidence that we can continue to grow in the coming years and be busy with what I love to do; developing and building machines that meet the requirements of customers worldwide.”
Tobroco-Giant said new production lines would be finalised in the early part of this year, increasing production space to 30,000 sq m (323,000 sq ft). Construction of a new hall for the assembly of frames starts this month, and further manufacturing expansion at the company’s operation in Hungary is planned for 2022.
Sales and marketing manager Frans van Asseldonk added: “This milestone has everything to do with the rapid growth abroad.
“The number of countries where Giant machines are sold has risen to 61 and in those countries we work together with more than 750 dealers, including a new dealer in South Africa.”