MR Air Force Orders 40 New Doosan Compressors

MR Air Force, part of Machinery Resale bvba, based in Deinze, Belgium, has taken delivery of 40 newlarge portable air compressors from Doosan Infracore Portable Power. MR Air Force is not a rental company, but is using the compressors to form part of a new service that helps business partners such as rental companies, dealers and agents set up and run specialized, long-term rental programs for large portable compressors.
At the handover of the new Doosan compressors, Nick Verbeek, Director of Doosan Portable PowerEMEA, was joined by Filip Maes and Henk Uphoff, Owner and Managing Director, respectively, of MRAir Force and Machinery Resale. Nick Verbeek said, “We are delighted to win this order from MR AirForce, which forms part of an innovative new approach to the international compressor market.”

Left to right: Filip Maes, Owner of MR Air Force; Nick Verbeek, Director of Doosan Portable Power EMEA; and Henk Uphoff, Managing Director of Machinery Resale
Henk Uphoff commented, “We are aiming our new service at countries in the EU and we chose Doosan Portable Power because the machines are well known in the market and form the ‘A’standard in compressors worldwide. Parts are very accessible within the EU and the machines keeptheir value even after several years in the rental market.”The new order delivered to MR Air Force includes 21/215 compressors equipped with aftercooler and dual pressure options and 12/235 and 9/270 compressors equipped with aftercoolers. The newcompressors are powered by the Cummins 6IRQ9AE diesel engine and feature remote machine monitoring.Uphoff added, “Close contacts between Machinery Resale and Doosan Portable Power and a mutual understanding of each other’s businesses were crucial to closing this large deal for 40 compressors(with an option for 60).”
He continued, “Both myself and company owner, Filip Maes, have more than 25 years of experience in the compressor field. We are very excited with the new investment in Doosan compressors which represents a significant expansion at Machinery Resale and complements our extensive used equipment business. We see ourselves as a facilitator – a services supplier to all key compressor players with a need for renting out large and high pressure units and we can offer a range of flexible packages to suit different requirements.”The flexible packages available from MR Air Force include the Re-Rent, Fix-Rent and Flex-Rentprograms, all of which are characterized by:

  • Competitive costs6-36 month programs
  • Off balance sheet
  • Zero investment by the customer
  • No residual value risks
  • Remote machine monitoring