AUMUND Brazil has opened a new ServiceCenter with integrated warehouse in Ipatinga, in the BrazilianState of Minas Gerais (Fig.). The main goal of the ServiceCenter is to guarantee the availability and operation of the customers’ equipment in the Cement and Mining & Minerals Industry. The AUMUND Service Team includes currently 10 qualified and experienced specialists for field service activities such as inspection, erection, start-up, as well as for conversion tasks and spare parts. All inspectors are trained to perform PREMAS® inspections. The PREMAS concept has been developed by AUMUND to provide its customers with most efficient preventive maintenance services. It is based on the four pillars of regular inspections, training of operators and maintenance personnel, consulting and extension of guaranty. Besides keeping spare parts on stock, manufacturing pan conveyors and assembling chains, the new Service Center will service and repair all kinds of components and equipment for the AUMUND Group, including those for SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH and SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd.