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Who we are


Ascendum is a multinational company with family roots. Founded in 1959, has grown into one of the world’s largest distributors of Volvo construction equipment among other OEM’s brands.  

In 2023, Ascendum exceeded 1,3 billion euros in total sales, resulting from its activity of selling, renting, servicing, and providing parts for Construction, Infrastructure, Industrial, Agricultural Equipment and Trucks.

Ascendum operates in 14 markets, providing global solutions that enable customers to achieve optimal equipment performance and operational efficiency, while maximizing uptime. With a legacy of 65 years of success, we are committed to innovation, service excellence, and building enduring customer relationships.  

Today, we employ over 1,600 people worldwide and we are a strong and geographically diversified company, operating in Portugal, Spain, U.S.A., Türkiye, Mexico, Austria, Hungary, Czechia, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania, Moldova, Slovenia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. 





To be one of the world's largest distributors of machinery and equipment, providing global solutions for construction, infrastructure, industry, agriculture 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