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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co., Ltd has acquired the Hertz Equipment Rental Company Limited (AKA Hertz China) from Herc Holdings Inc. “The sale of our business in China completes the disposition of all of our international operations to better focus on the North American market,” said Larry Silber, president and chief executive officer of Herc Holdings […]
ProLift Rigging, a full-service heavy lifting and rigging company, has acquired Advanced Riggers & Millwrights (ARM), LLC, a rigging and plant relocation company based in Riverside, California. Former Advanced Riggers and Millwrights owner and CEO Jerry Hufman will continue to lead the team in serving customers across the western United States. The branch will retain […]
The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has completed the acquisition of Feubo, a global leader in offshore mooring components for the oil and gas and wind energy markets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition, effective 14 January 2020, includes the Feubo facility located in […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2020. The contract includes an option for the purchase of another 16 electric forklifts during 2020 […]
07/01/2020 - 14:07 pm
LHI March 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time -David Wilson, the CEO of Columbus McKinnon.
LEEA’s Ross Moloney, promotes #GLAD21.
The Insider – Joel Cox, says, training, is more important than ever.