Haulotte Africa relies on a wide distributor network to provide a high level of local service across multiple countries. To support its distributors’ specific technical needs the company delivered a training course this month (March), to Premium Group, a capital goods distribution company in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Premium Group’s staff benefited from an in-depth […]
The US Time Manufacturing Company has successfully completed the purchase of the Ruthmann Group and in this context, a restructuring of the Ruthmann group of companies also took place. As already reported in mid-February, the Ruthann group of companies was sold to Time Manufacturing Company. Time Manufacturing Company is a global manufacturer of aerial work […]
Konecranes has won an order with Tbhawt Manufacturing in Estonia for 17 S-series overhead cranes and two CXTD wire rope hoist cranes. The order, for Konecranes’ synthetic rope crane was booked in February 2021. Tbhawt Manufacturing produces eco-friendly and affordable products including wind turbines. Precision is critically important in the work and Tbhawt Manufacturing turned […]
The IPAF Summit and IAPA (International Awards for Powered Access) took place on 18 March as an online event. Although, at times, slightly reminiscent of Eurovision Song Contests gone by, it was a thoroughly enjoyable and informative event and an opportunity to celebrate some of the best the access industry has to offer. IPAF took […]
Bonfiglioli S.p.A, global leader in the design and product of geared and electric motors, industrial and electronic control, drive and automation systems, has acquired Sampingranaggi from Bentivoglio (BO) at auction in Bologna. The purchase was completed on 12 March 2021 for just over €7m. Sampingranaggi manufactures high quality and accurate gears and gearboxes, for industries […]
Columbus McKinnon has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Dorner Manufacturing Corporation (Dorner) from global private markets firm EQT. Dorner is a leading automation solutions company providing patented technologies in the design, application, manufacturing and integration of high-precision conveying systems,. David J Wilson, president and CEO of Columbus McKinnon, said, “The acquisition of Dorner provides […]
The Caldwell Group Inc, based in Rockford, Illinois, USA has launched a new website at caldwellinc.com. The site features the specialist lifting equipment manufacturer’s new brand and logo. Caldwell, a provider of standard and custom lifters, has been working on the relaunch for almost a year, having set out last spring to position the business […]
Hird Ltd has been appointed Oil & Steel’s new, sales and service distributor for the UK. Oil & Steel Powered Access has a long history in the UK with both tracked and truck mounted powered access equipment including the Octopussy tracked range from 14m to 28m. Hird Ltd now has new truck mounted demonstration/stock units […]
Supporting increased demand for Genie products and services throughout the Middle East, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has appointed Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment Co Ltd LLC (GTHE) – a subsidiary of Galadari Brothers – as its new distributor for Genie telescopic and articulating boom lifts as well as scissor lifts in the UAE. Due […]
Electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane and wire rope hoist manufacturer, Ace World Companies, has opened its third facility in Clinton, Tennessee, USA. The company, with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, is a specialist in the design and manufacturing of lifting solutions for some of North America’s most demanding applications. Its equipment is widely installed […]
11/03/2021 - 22:12 pm
LHI April 2021
In this month's issue
Manual hoists and winches
IPAF Summit and Awards plus the ePAL app.
Face Time: Joel Cox, president of Pintsch Bubenzer USA.
The drive to electrify aerial lifts continues.
The Insider, service as part of the recovering economy.