German aerial work platform manufacturer Teupen has appointed Riwal, one of the world’s largest aerial work platform rental specialists, as its exclusive distributor in Brazil. Teupen specializes in tracked AWPs.

As a distributor, Riwal will be responsible for sales, marketing, training and after sales support in the Brazilian market. Target markets will be rental companies as well as end users engaged in facility management in sectors such as retail, hotels and government institutions.

“Within the Riwal Group, we have extensive expertise with the Teupen equipment in our rental fleet and are very pleased with its quality and performance,” said Riwal CEO Norty Turner. “Our highly motivated team will be able to extensively develop the business.”

“We consider Brazil as an important growth market for our product range and we are pleased that a progressive company such as Riwal will be representing our brand,” said Teupen CEO Michael Scheuss.

Based in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, is an international rental company specializing in aerial work platforms and power generators. The company has an aerial fleet of more than 13,000 units, and has operations in 17 countries on three continents.