The owners of Hýsi-Merkúr hf is Rüko GmbH with 60% , Þröstur Lýðsson with 20% and Klara Sigurðardóttir with 20%.
We seperate the company in two departsments, Hýsi and Merkúr.
Hýsi, the building department imports and sells steel, gates, fences, gabions, construction houses and composite panels. Our main partners are: Joris-Ide and Betafence in Belgium, DS Stalkonstruction and Rundbuehaller in Denmark. Target customers are building and maintenance companies, farmers and contractors.
Merkúr, the machine department represent the whole Liebherr group (apart from the refrigerators). Putzmeister Concrete, both shotcrete pumps and plaster divisions, Weber compaction equipment and several types of attachments for earth moving equipment like Allu screening and crushing buckets, Engcon rototills, Indeco breakers, Indexator rototilts, Lenhoff buckets and also Thwaites dumpers.
By the end of 2013 Merkúr overtook the business of Impex and the trademarks that were added to the Merkúr’s assortment were; Tsurumi pumps, Kaeser compressors, FG Wilson generators, Yanmar mini excavators, Mase generators, Vermeer trenchers, Plumett cable laying products and Kuli industrial cranes. In addition to this Merkur supplies different specialized equipment for hot and cold water pumping and hoses for pumping. The manager of Impex, Birgir Sveinsson, is now working at Merkúr.
Merkúr also offers a variety of used equipment for contractors.
In October 2016 Hysi – Merkur hf moved to new headquarters at Lambhagavegur 6 (next to Bauhaus).
In the Merkúr division there are 6 people in service, 2 in sales, 1 in spare parts and 2 in administration, all with decades of experience in this field of business.