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BKL at bauma 2019 with outstanding highlights

State-of-the-art crane technology and top BKL service at stand FS.1103/1: a major innovation in BKL System Cattaneo, a tower crane with over 1,000 metric tonnes, specialised services and the première of a loader crane.


The Outdoor Exhibition Area south showcases superb service und innovative technology as the crane specialists from BKL Baukran Logistik GmbH present stellar crane solutions at stand FS.1103/1 and reveal how BKL is setting the stage for the future in its 50th anniversary. The stars of the show include probably the most powerful flat-top tower crane at bauma, with 1,050 metric tonnes, and an exclusive innovation from the world of self-erecting cranes with a hook height of over 30 meters, taking the BKL System Cattaneo fleet to a whole new level.

"Visitors to bauma 2019 can experience at first hand what makes BKL a pioneer in the crane industry and one of Europe's largest full-service providers with over 600 tower and mobile cranes. Apart from state-of-the-art crane technology, we want to pay attention to our customer’s needs and exhibit our outstanding services as well as digital solutions. In short, we are marking our 50th anniversary by raising the bar significantly once again", says Jörg Hegestweiler, managing director at BKL.

The sky's the limit: genuine crane innovations at BKL

As a bauma exclusive, BKL is showcasing the next generation of fast-erecting tower cranes from Luigi Cattaneo S.p.A. In addition to several transport solutions, the stand will feature a brand new crane from BKL's longstanding Italian partner. With an adjustable hook height of over 30 meters, the new development literally takes the BKL System Cattaneo to new heights. After the show, the crane will form part of BKL's rental fleet.

Furthermore, the 21LC1050 of BKLs stand partner Comansa is a true highlight at the fair. With a maximum load capacity of 50 tonnes, it is probably the most powerful flat-top tower crane at bauma 2019. The 1,050 metric tonne giant has a maximum radius of up to 90 meters and is available to rent once bauma is over. The purchase of the machine takes BKL over the 1,000 metric tonne limit.

For the very first time, BKL is presenting a large loader crane at its stand in a new light. Thanks to its wide range of applications, the machine will also expand BKL's portfolio.

BKL is showing its "Working Heroes" and highly specialised services

As a partner of the "Working Hero" digital video format, the company wants to honour the achievements of its own Heroes. The film follows a team of BKL crane technicians, mobile crane operators and LKW drivers on their exciting daily work as they assemble a tower crane. The trailer is now available at From 8 April, the video will be shown in full at BKL's stand where, with a bit of luck, visitors can meet the BKL heroes in person and find out about the job vacancies and career opportunities at BKL.

Moreover, visitors to stand FS.1103/1 are invited to try their hand at various interactive stations. For example, they can put BKL's app through its paces with the crane finder or test their mobile crane knowledge with BKL's new employee training software. 

BKL at bauma 2019

Stand: Outdoor Exhibition Area south, FS.1103/1


  • A flat-top tower crane with 1,050 metric tonnes

  • NNOVATION: A self-erecting crane with an adjustable hook height of over 30 m

  • A mobile self-erecting crane with different axles

  • A loader crane – presented in a new light.

  • A range of services, including a digital experience

  • "Working Hero" at BKL


Source: BKL Baukran Logistik GmbH