April 1, 2008
CAROL STREAM, III., Feb.25, 2008- New Holland Construction and Kobelco Construction Machinery America have joined the Hispanic American Construction Industry Asociation (HACIA), a 29-year-old business membership organization that promotes the growth and professionalism of its members in the construction industry.
“At New Holland Construction and Kobelco America we recognize the importance of supporting and promoting minority-and women-owned businesses,” said Edgar J. Chavez, director of marketing for North America for New Holland Construction and Kobelco America. “This is one of the fastest growing segments of the construction industry today, and we”re glad that we can be a part of it, directly and through HACIA.”
HACIA”s membership represents more than 250 construction companies, professional services and construction-related service firms. Member benefits help minority-and women-owned businesses in the industry to better market their products and services, grow their circle of business contacts and gain project leads. HACIA is cited by many developers and government agencies as a reliable assist agency and a valuable resource for female-and minority-owned construction companies.
“Nwe Holland Construction and Kobelco America are respected names in the construction equipment business,” said Juan Calahorrano, program manager at HACIA. “Their membership with HACIA will provide them with networking opportunities that can further strengthen their reputation as a manufacturer and marketer of reliable, quality construction machinery, and we are happy to welcome them!”