Hiab and Moffett equipment ordered for the USA

By Niamh Marriott05 October 2021

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received three large orders for Moffett truck mounted forklifts and Hiab loader cranes in the USA, for a combined value of €12.9 million. The orders will be booked in Cargotec’s Q3 2021 order intake.

Hiab XS 077 crane

Two nationwide builders’ supply companies placed two separate orders for Moffett truck mounted forklifts worth €7.5 million and heavy range Hiab loader cranes for €3.7 million.

In addition, a liquified gas distributor has placed an order for a value of €1.7 million for Hiab X-HiDuo 072 and Hiab X-HiDuo 082 loader cranes from the light range.

“Bulky, hazardous and essential items alike can be delivered safely and efficiently with Hiab’s equipment.

“We are very pleased that the largest names in their industries have chosen Hiab,” said Jani Koskinen, Hiab senior manager strategic accounts.

Expanding production
Moffett M8 NX truck mounted forklift

Hiab will expand its manufacturing to the USA with a second production facility in Streetsboro, Ohio, and increase its production capacity in Dundalk, Ireland, too, where the company has planned a new multi-assembly unit.

“With the increased demand for our truck mounted forklift products in the US, we are excited to start manufacturing in Ohio.

“This will allow us to provide reduced lead times to our customers, additional capacity for growth, and reduce CO2 emissions associated with transportation,” said James Oreck, vice president of sales and services, North Americas, Hiab.

Check back soon for more details.

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