Newly founded by industry veteran Lok Home, Global TBM Corporation has announced the recent acquisition of substantially all of The Robbins Company’s properties. The organisation will run as Robbins and as the President and CEO with Mr. Home.
A statement from the company states, “the acquisition will result in a seamless transition for a number of ongoing projects throughout the world, as Robbins renews its commitment to service, quality underground equipment, and top-notch support that its customers have come to expect.”
Home pointed out the company has a prospective future as a result of the transaction. “We are starting off the new year with a respectable backlog of orders,” he mentioned. “In 2021 and beyond, our clients can depend on Robbins to deliver high quality machines, and technically superior machines for very difficult projects,” added Home. “That’s where Robbins really stands out.”
Home went on to state that Robbins is aiming to start in 2021 with no noticeable bank or institutional debt. “We have many projects to look forward to,” he added. “Robbins is currently delivering Crossover machines and TBMs equipped for challenging geological conditions in many countries including the U.S., Norway, India, China and Canada.” The conveyor and tiny boring system branches of the company will still continue to sell machines worldwide.
Home then highlighted the fact that Robbins has always been concentrated on building the best and strongest equipment and machines. Furthermore, He pledged that they will continue to do that. “We still have our strong engineering team and we plan to continue our many industry involvements including the International Tunneling Association (ITA) and its associate member organizations. We’re glad to be a part of this community and this industry,” Home concluded.
The company plans to proceed with groundbreaking new innovations as well, including a non-circular rock boring system that will be unveiled shortly. To address the biggest problems of the industry, Robbins remains focused on imagination and ingenuity.
Robbins is one of the leading developers and suppliers of sophisticated underground building equipment in the world. Robbins is a multinational supply company based in Solon, Ohio, USA, providing specialized tunnel boring equipment, conveyors, cutters, and more, as well as experienced field service workers and technical assistance. The organization was an influential player in the industry and innovator for over 7 decades.
Robbins engineering and developments have made a success of the world’s most complex tunnelling ventures, from the first practical Tunnel Boring System designed in 1952 to new innovations such as the Crossover TBM for varied ground conditions.