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Who we are


Ascendum is a multinational corporation, present in 14 geographies, with 1,500 employees worldwide, with family roots and headquartered in Portugal.

Founded in 1959, has grown into one of the world's largest distributors of Volvo Construction Equipment machinery, among other brands, providing global solutions for construction, public works, earthworks, demolition, extraction and transformation, agriculture, recycling, energy and trucks.

In 2022, exceeded 1,2 billion euros in Turnover, resulting from its activity of selling, renting and after sales servicing of Construction Infrastructure and Industrial Equipment, Trucks, Agricultural Equipment and Infrastructure Equipment for Airports/Railways/Ports.

Present in Portugal, Spain, the United States, Türkiye, Mexico, Austria, Hungary, Czechia, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania, Moldova, Slovenia and  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ascendum today is a strong and geographically diversified company.



To be one of the world's largest suppliers of global machinery solutions for construction, industry, infrastructure and trucks.



To be Ascendum means being committed to these three values that are the basis of our culture and the pillars that give us a strong identity. With our values in place, seven core competencies were defined.

Because we dream and challenge
the limits, showing willingness to
explore new paths and generate results:
• We are open minded to innovation
• We are results oriented
• We have initiative and we make it happen

Our competencies:
• Openness to innovation
• Results Orientation
• Initiative

Because we are solid, we work as a team
with discipline and know-how, overcoming
the adversities and expectations:
• We work together and celebrate together
• We share our knowledge
• We have know-how and technical strength

Our competencies:
• Know-How
• Teamwork

Because we build close and trusting
relationships with our clients,
challenging and adding value:
• We are close to our clients
• We are committed
• We challenge and are challenged by our clients

Our competencies:
• Proximity
• Commitment