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Traxxon Rock Drills appointed new Comacchio distributor

Distributors of full range of Comacchio drilling rigs for Western Canada, Yukon and Northwest Territories.
Written by Piling Canada
March 2024

Italian drilling rigs manufacturer Comacchio announced the appointment of Traxxon Rock Drills Ltd. (Traxxon) as distributors of the full range of Comacchio drilling rigs for Western Canada, Yukon and Northwest Territories. The agreement became effective on June 12, 2023.

Founded in 1963, Traxxon designs and builds mobile drilling rigs for the rugged West Coast. Supporting customers and working in remote areas under adverse conditions became the hallmark of the company’s culture.

Based in Surrey, B.C., Traxxon runs a modern, fully equipped workshop and offers a wide range of products and services, including custom rock drilling solutions, drill service and repair, original equipment manufacturer drill parts, rock tools and accessories, 24-7 technical product support and training.

Traxxon team members posing in front of Comacchio vehicle
Left: Dave de Groot, Traxxon’s operations and service manager; Steve Cross, Traxxon’s general manager; Phil Ball, Traxxon’s sales manager; Jussi Helisto, Traxxon’s inventory manager and Shaun Norman, Traxxon’s vice president

“Just like at Comacchio, at Traxxon we found a customer-centric approach, commitment to exceptional after-sales service and support, and in-depth understanding of the problems and challenges each customer uniquely faces. We are confident that our shared values will help us provide our local customers with quality drilling equipment, creating custom drilling solutions that fit their needs, with safety, reliability and versatility always in mind,” said Piero Guardigli, Comacchio full range drilling product representative and agent for North and South America.

“Over the years, we have weathered challenges, embraced change and consistently evolved to meet the ever-changing demands of our dynamic marketplace,” said Phil Ball, sales manager, foundation drills at Traxxon. “Today, we take pride on our remarkable journey, and as we look forward to the future collaboration with Comacchio, we remain steadfast in our mission to deliver quality, value and innovation to our valued customers around Western Canada.”

The Comacchio range of drilling rigs currently includes six product lines, designed and built to cover the full spectrum of applications:

  • Large diameter piling rigs
  • Micropile and anchoring rigs
  • Geotechnical site investigation rigs
  • Water well and geothermal drilling rigs
  • Mineral exploration drilling rigs

Traxxon will operate in synergy with SMA Équipements and Caisson Consultant, covering the areas of Quebec and Ontario, respectively.

For more information visit traxxon.com. Piling Canada

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