Established in 1919.
Kersten started with activities in the automotive sector as part of its main department store in the center of Paramaribo.
In 1937 the department transformed into a company. The main brand at that time was Chrysler. In the years that followed the company managed to grow significantly by obtaining new dealerships for renowned brands.
As of today the main brands of Kersten Motors are:
- Mitsubishi Motors
- Ironman 4×4
- Hino Trucks
Established in 1957.
Surmac is involved in all major industries such as mining, power generation, forestry, government, marine, energy, industrial, quarry & aggregates, agriculture, (heavy) construction. They are also the official authorized Caterpillar dealer in Suriname. Thanks to the support of our shareholders and customers and the dedication of our employees, Surmac has grown into a solid organization. Surmac Rental where high quality equipment can be rented on a short or long term basis, directed to all sectors of the Suriname market.
Kersten Lease provides car lease options of the brands that are represented by Kersten Motors.
Surmac Guyane is an innovative and solution-oriented company that offers high-quality heavy and small equipment. Furthermore, Surmac Guyane offers training courses and workshops to keep customers updated. Our products and services contribute to a great extent to the small-scale and large-scale mining industry as well as the agriculture and forestry sectors.
Building & Construction
- Kersten Alginco
- Kersten BEM
- Argos Suriname
- Kersten Training Academy (KTA)
- Kersten Environmental Services N.V. (KES)
- Kersten Distribution
- Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
- Radisson Hotel Paramaribo
- Bergendal Amazonia Wellness Resort
Motors & Industrial Equipment
- Kersten Motors
- Kersten Lease
- Surmac Guyane