Manitex International gives update in response to the evolving COVID-19

International provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, Manitex International, has provided an update in response to the evolving COVID-19 virus pandemic. The company reports that production and deliveries were minimally affected by COVID-19- related disruptions and precautions for the majority of the first quarter. However, the state- mandated closure of the company’s Italian facilities …

Haulotte’s first quarter sales drop 19%

Haulotte recorded revenues of €132.9 million in the first quarter of 2020, compared to €163.2 million in the same period last year, which had been a record first quarter in the Group’s history, representing a -19% drop between the two periods, and marking a return to the 2018 level. In a European market that confirms …

AAL reinforces its global presence

On the eve of its 25-year anniversary, the specialist breakbulk and project heavy lift carrier AAL has announced the expansion of its multipurpose fleet with the addition of four Warnow-Class (W-class) 33,271 dwt ‘mega size’ vessels. This new fleet expansion represents 133,000 dwt / 156,000 cbm of additional capacity and will boost the operating tonnage …

Lee Maynard new Global Sales Director for Terex Tower Cranes

Former Director of Sales for Europe and Russia in the Mobile Cranes field, Lee Maynard was appointed to this new position on February 1st. His mission is to develop and identify different growth opportunities in the global market for tower cranes in order to increase the division's market share and profitability. Lee Maynard will also …

Comansa appoints new Sales Manager for North America

Joseph Patton has been appointed as Sales Manager of tower and luffing-jib cranes for Comansa’s branch in North America. He will be based in Charlotte, NC, and will work with Bill Carbeau, VP of Business Development. Prior to joining Comansa in January 2019, Joseph worked as a Lifting Specialist for Mazzella Lifting Technologies, a supplier …

Magna Tyres expands its activities in Canada and the USA

In order to cope with an increase in its activity on the North American continent, manufacturer of industrial tyres Magna Tyres (Netherlands) will open a new office in Canada. This agency will be under the responsibility of Mr. Alex Vitale recently appointed General Manager of the new Magna Tyres regional office for the USA and …