Claude Conter, son of Jacques and the company’s current director, is very happy with the partnership between Comat and the Liebherr brand: “It’s a very good partnership”, he says. “These two family-run companies are reliable and stable. We consistently plough our profits back into investments that will secure our future.”
The Conter family have chosen an R 924 G8 crawler excavator from the Liebherr-France SAS production site at Colmar. With its characteristic generation 8 design, this machine features a completely reconfigured architecture to offer even better comfort, ergonomics and operating performance.
Our Luxembourg distributor chose a custom version in its company livery and featuring a special 50th anniversary logo. Once it joins the company’s hire fleet, this machine is sure to be attracting attention very quickly on many future construction sites.
Claude Conter recalls nostalgically: “In 1990, I did several months of practical training at the Liebherr-France plant in Colmar, and that allowed me to understand the Liebherr way of thinking and working. Our technicians also regularly attend training at the various Liebherr manufacturing facilities to acquire in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the Liebherr world.“
With over 100 employees, Comat has grown considerably in 50 years. Along with a steady, permanent customer base in its sector, this Luxembourg company launched a rental service about a decade ago. With excavators from 14 to 40 tonnes, the Comat Location fleet runs to more than 50 vehicles. It also includes wheeled loaders and crawler tractors, making up a complete range to cater for heavy demand from customers in Luxembourg. Comat and the Conter family owner have numerous projects under way, and the future looks bright for even the next fifty years!