BlokCorp acquired by The Crosby Group

UK-based BlokCorp, a designer and manufacturer of innovative camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes, has been acquired by The Crosby Group. BlockCorp’s advanced systems provide crane operators with critical visual and audio capabilities that enable safer and more productive lifting operations. The transaction marks The Crosby Group’s fifth investment since 2019. With […]

19/04/2021 - 19:21 pm

Ruthmann Group restructured

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 […]

25/03/2021 - 13:19 pm
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Bonfiglioni acquires Sampingranaggi

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 […]

18/03/2021 - 13:20 pm

Columbus McKinnon to acquire Dorner

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 […]

16/03/2021 - 13:56 pm

Palfinger acquires Spanish distributor, Equipdraulic

Palfinger has signed a contract for the takeover of Equipdraulic in Barcelona, Spain. This acquisition strengthens Palfinger Iberica’s position in the Spanish market and, above all, in Catalonia, a strong industrial region. Equipdraulic, SLU has been distributing the majority of the Palfinger product range in Catalonia since 1999. Founded in 1992, the dealership has 18 […]

14/02/2021 - 15:48 pm

Time acquires Ruthmann

Germany based Ruthmann is to be acquired by Time Manufacturing Company (Time). Time is a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of aerial lifts primarily for the electric utility, telecommunications, infrastructure, and forestry sectors. Time goes to market via several brands, including the Versalift line of aerial lifts and digger derricks, the Aspen Aerials line of […]

14/01/2021 - 20:25 pm

Barnhart to purchase Days Corporation machinery moving operations

Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. and Days Corporation, of Elkhart, Indiana, has entered into an agreement under which Barnhart will purchase Days Machinery Movers, including all associated personnel and equipment of that business unit. Days Corporation is a respected company in the Elkhart area and will retain and continue to operate the same core services […]

14/09/2020 - 16:36 pm

Kito completes acquisition of all stock in Van Leusden

Kito Corporation has completed the additional acquisition of shares in Van Leusden of the Netherlands via Kito Europe GmbH, making Van Leusden a wholly owned subsidiary of Kito. Van Leusden operates mainly in Europe, specialising in customisation technology, particularly anti-corrosion treatment of mainly manually operated hoists, trolleys, cranes and crane components for maritime and other […]

02/07/2020 - 15:04 pm

ITI acquires Triple Phase Training (TPT)  

ITI is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of overhead crane repair and technician training specialist Triple Phase Training (TPT). Through the integration of TPT, ITI will expand its services to include training solutions for overhead crane repair technicians, inspectors, and operators. As part of the acquisition, TPT founders Jennifer and Dain Wyman will join […]

21/05/2020 - 12:36 pm

DICA to purchase Linton Edge Protector Products

DICA has reached an agreement with Ray Linton to purchase the assets of Linton Rigging Gear Supplies, LLC. Following the completion of the acquisition, DICA will assume all ongoing operations. The timing of the announcement during the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg show could not be better. As a shipyard crane operator, crane and rigging supervisor, and lift […]

11/03/2020 - 20:10 pm

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