Evolution Mechanical, a leading Canadian heavy equipment sales and repair, recently announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Menzi Muck AG, the global market leader in spider walking excavators for Western Canada. This marks the eight consecutive year of this successful partnership since 2015.
According to a report, the Canada used construction equipment market was valued at USD 511.3 million in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 644.4 million by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 3.36% from 2021-2028. This growth is driven by a surge in government investment in redevelopment, repair, and projects for roads, hospital buildings, and bridges across the country.
Nestled in the heart of Redwater, Alberta & Vernon, British Columbia Canada, Evolution Mechanical reigns as the top repair destination for heavy equipment and trucks. Founded in 2013 as a family-owned and operated business, Evolution Mechanical has grown from a single service truck to a dedicated staff of 50 and counting. Despite its expansion, the company never lost sight of its core values — the safety and well-being of its employees and an unwavering dedication to exceeding customer expectations.
In light of this exciting development, the President of Evolution Mechanical, Josh Caouette stated, “This partnership with Menzi Muck is not just about expanding our reach. It’s about joining forces with a company that shares our commitment to innovation and excellence. Together, we’re not just changing the landscape of excavators; we’re shaping the future of the Canadian equipment industry.”
Menzi Muck AG, a global market and technological leader based in St. Gallen’s Rhine valley has been manufacturing the iconic Menzi Muck walking excavator for over 50 years. Its iconic mobile walking excavator, named after the legendary fairy tale character Muck, was first introduced in 1966.
It filled a significant gap in the market, providing a solution for heavy-duty work on slopes where conventional construction equipment could not operate. The Menzi Muck excavators are renowned for their versatility, being used in various operations such as anchoring in ski regions, forest road and road construction, and laying foundations for electric pylons and cable car pylons.
This almost decade-long partnership between Evolution Mechanical and Menzi Muck AG has been mutually beneficial, bringing together a Canadian enterprise and Swiss engineering excellence. The agreement will ensure that Evolution Mechanical continues to exclusively distribute Menzi Muck’s groundbreaking equipment across Canada, further solidifying its position as a key player in the region’s oil, forestry, construction and agricultural industry.
The M545x often referred to as the “Ferrari of spider excavators,” is a marvel of engineering that sets it apart from its competitors. One of the key features that make the M5-series stand out is its unique design. The machine is equipped with claws and rams that extend beyond the tires, providing an unobstructed view of the job and not impeding travel. It also has legs that can move up and down, allowing it to adapt to any terrain. This adaptability is further enhanced by the machine’s ability to steer in any configuration, making it ideal for working in challenging conditions.
The Menzi Muck M545x is also known for its power. Despite weighing 14 tons, it produces the same power as a 20-tonne excavator. This is due to the Menzi Powerboom, a unique boom mounted horizontally in the center part of the machine, which supplies the highest possible forces over the whole working range. In terms of operator comfort and safety, the M5-series does not disappoint. It boasts a panoramic cockpit, extensive standard equipment, and an LCD display dashboard.
The ergonomic joystick with proportional rocker and hand support, along with the air-suspended operator’s seat with adjustable armrests and foot pedals, ensure maximum comfort for the operator. The M545x also incorporates advanced technology such as the Anticipating Power Management system, which can result in up to 30% fuel savings, and a Sensitive Load Sensing hydraulic system geared towards smooth and optimized performance.