Gill Rock Drill appointed new distributor of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology boom drills for New Jersey, and counties of Maryland, Virginia and Eastern Pennsylvania

Photograph from left to right: Timothy O’Quinn, sales representative boom drills, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Eric Crosson, vice president, Gill Rock Drill Company Inc.

Gill Rock Drill Company Inc. will be supplying Sandvik’s comprehensive range of boom drills, rock tools and full aftermarket support for customers in the states located in New Jersey and counties of Maryland, Virginia and Eastern Pennsylvania, effective from June 20, 2020.

Gill Rock Drill Co., Inc., based in Lebanon, PA, is a family owned and operated full service manufacturing and distributor organization providing equipment and tooling sales, service support, contracting, and rentals to the drilling industry. Operating since 1915, their goal is to continually build strong, lasting relationships with their customers based on the premises of honesty, integrity and trust. Eric Crosson, vice president, says: “We are excited to expand what has been a long lasting business relationship with Sandvik. This is a tremendous opportunity to continue our support of the drilling marketplace with the high quality products they have to offer. Having a local dedicated representative like Gill Rock will prove to be a tremendous asset to Sandvik. Our commitment to excellent customer service and support matches well with the leading edge drill technology Sandvik has available.”

With this appointment Sandvik reinforces its commitment to providing local customer support, while at the same time allowing customers to benefit from dealing with a global company. Paul Painter, distribution network manager, USA, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, says “ We are very pleased to build this partnership with Gill Rock Drill and have them represent our brand. With their legacy position in our core business segments we have a great partner that can offer the right technical solution and support to the market.”

The Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology team offers Gill Rock Drill Co. congratulations and would like to welcome them as part of the global family.

Atlanta, Georgia, October 12, 2020

For more information contact:

Virginia Varela-Eyre
Marketing Manager, USA
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology
Tel: +1 404-263-8788
E-mail: virginia.varela-eyre@sandvik.com

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Sandvik Group
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2019, the Group had approximately 40,000 employees and revenues of about 100 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, crushing and screening, loading and hauling, tunneling, quarrying and breaking and demolition. In 2019, sales were approximately 45 billion SEK with about 14,000 employees in continuing operations.