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 […]
Almac, the Italian manufacturer of mini tracked aerial platforms and crawler scissor lifts has opened a new branch in Australia as well as creating a partnership with United Forklift and Access Solutions Almac reinforced its position in the Australian market with the creation of a new company – Almac Pacific Pty Ltd. The new company […]
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LHI June 2020
In this month's issue
Add your voice to #GLAD20.
THE INSIDER : Jon Backes on building on strengths.
Look to the future of MEWPs.
FACE TIME: A world view from LEEA chairman, Richard Money.