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

Modulift and pewag group announce strategic alliance

Modulift has made a new strategic alliance with pewag group – one of the oldest chain manufacturers in the world and today carrying a multitude of worldwide leading brands for integrated safety solutions for man and machine. This partnership will leverage each company’s strengths and assets to expand customer reach, as well as promoting service […]

02/07/2020 - 14:49 pm

CIS and CM Labs open simulation training and demo room

Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) in partnership with CM Labs Simulations has expanded simulation training for cranes, earthmoving equipment, and maritime and port equipment. CIS has designed a new simulation training and demo room, located at the CIS Centered on Safety Training Center in the Atlanta, Georgia area of the US. The showroom features a […]

30/06/2020 - 14:02 pm

Palazzani’s US distributor has a positive start

Spimerica Access Solutions, the US Palazzani distributor based in Miami Florida has been working hard at connecting with new customers, dealers, and rental companies. Through the difficult times caused by the the COVID-19 pandemic Spimerica persevered and continued to reach out to customers who were looking for a safer more productive way of keeping their […]

23/06/2020 - 12:59 pm

Haulotte’s European subsidiaries back on track

With the gradual resumption of business in Europe, orders for people and material lifting equipment are multiplying. According to Patrick Murris, managing director of the Europe and Africa Zone at Haulotte, this increase signifies that the building and construction industry is back on track. Since May, Haulotte’s European subsidiaries have been gradually reopening with the […]

16/06/2020 - 12:35 pm

Ahern Companies partners with Trackunit for telematics

The Ahern Family of Companies (“Ahern Companies”) has announced that it has selected Trackunit as its telematics platform partner. Owned by Don F Ahern, the Ahern Family of Companies includes Ahern Rentals, the largest independently-owned rental company in North America, high reach OEM’s, Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel, and an extensive global distribution network, including Diamond […]

09/06/2020 - 10:15 am

RSS expands JDN range with Profi Air Hoist

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has secured a nationwide (UK) distributor and service partnership for JD Neuhaus’s (JDN) Profi air hoist range, available in capacities from 250kg up to 100t. The Profi air hoist range, offering air pressure in four or six bar, is an explosion-protected series, suited to heavy-duty industrial use. It is […]

02/06/2020 - 12:54 pm

Ausa expands its presence in Belgium with BIA

Ausa, a specialist in the design, manufacture and sale of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with the BIA Group, a Belgian company dedicated to the sale and service of equipment for public works, mines, quarries and transportation, for distribution and after-sales of Ausa products in Belgium. Juan Urkijo, Ausa’s sales and marketing […]

21/05/2020 - 11:52 am

Sinoboom BV set for summer launch

Sinoboom has announced that the official launch of its European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, will take place this summer, with the keys to the Ridderkerk (Rotterdam) facility set to be handed over on 1 July. A consignment of MEWPs is on route, consisting of a diverse range of scissor lift and articulating boom lift models which […]

13/05/2020 - 19:13 pm

Riwal lifts families to see loved ones

Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist, has provided machines to nursing homes that were closed to visitors, enabling families to visit their loved ones. On 18 March 2020, the Dutch government made the decision to close all nursing homes to visitors in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. […]

07/05/2020 - 16:10 pm

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