ICTSI delivers PNG’s first STS cranes

South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT), a unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Lae, is now capable of handling larger box ships after receiving a pair of new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, the largest port equipment in Papua New Guinea today. Manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co Ltd and […]

05/12/2022 - 15:13 pm

Hinowa acquired by Oshkosh

Oshkosh Corporation a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hinowa SpA, a privately held international company and leading manufacturer of track-based aerial work platforms, mini dumpers, lift trucks and undercarriages. Once complete, Hinowa will become part of the Oshkosh Access Equipment […]

17/11/2022 - 14:21 pm

Dailkin completes of acquisition of Duplomatic

Daikin Industries completed the acquisition of  Duplomatic MS On 30 June. The acquisition of Duplomatic signals Daikin’s continued commitment to sustainable hydraulics focusing on energy saving and efficiency. Through this transaction, Daikin will have an extensive product lineup, robust engineering capabilities for hydraulic systems and a strong business foundation in Europe. Together with Daikin hybrid […]

04/07/2022 - 07:26 am

Jungheinrich acquires ITS Forklifts

Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and establishes its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the existing sales network and local partners in New Zealand. With the new location, Jungheinrich is strengthening its global market presence to support customers and partners in […]

15/05/2022 - 14:34 pm

Airpes acquired by the Crosby Group

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware has acquired Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes). Airpes, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly engineered solutions, […]

02/12/2021 - 17:08 pm

Axel Johnson acquires five Australian lifting companies

Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group is for the first time venturing outside of Europe through an acquisition of five lifting companies in Australia – The Rigging Shed, Lifting Victoria, Elevate Lifting & Rigging, Schillings Hoisting Equipment and On Call Lifting, effective August 31. The companies have ten sites strategically distributed across the west, […]

28/07/2021 - 07:03 am

The Crosby Group acquires BlokCorp,

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware has acquired BlokCorp Ltd (BlokCorp).  UK-based BlokCorp designs and manufactures innovative camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes.  These advanced systems provide crane operators with critical visual and audio capabilities that enable safer and more productive lifting operations. The transaction […]

19/04/2021 - 19:17 pm

Restructuring the Ruthmann Group

The sale of the Ruthmann Group to the US Time Manufacturing Company was successfully completed. 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 - 12:16 pm

Ruthmann acquired by Time

Time Manufacturing Company (Time) has agreed to acquire Ruthmann, a manufacturer of aerial work platforms based in Germany. 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 […]

14/01/2021 - 20:33 pm

Point of Rental moves into eCommerce with RentItOnline acquisition

Point of Rental has acquired RentItOnline, a Slovakia-based online booking engine and customer app for the equipment hire industry. “RentItOnline does a great job of enhancing a hire or rental store’s customer experience,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “As transactions are taken care of online more than ever, we feel that RentItOnline is […]

23/11/2020 - 17:48 pm

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LHA December 2022

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