Hiab wins an order for 40 loader cranes from Japan
23 June 2017
Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 40 loader cranes from a Japanese trading company FutureBud International Co., Ltd for a United Nations-related project to assist developing countries. The cranes will be installed on Japanese truck chassis bearing the "FUSO" brand. The value of the order is close to EUR 2 million. The order has been booked into Cargotec's 2017 second quarter order intake.
"To our great delight, Cargotec Japan, as a locally incorporated company representing Hiab, received this order for 40 HIAB knuckle boom cranes from FutureBud International, in collaboration with Japanese truck manufacturer FUSO (Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation). We are very happy to contribute to this United Nations project to assist developing countries in Africa", says Toshiya Suzuki, Director, Hiab Business, Japan.
The ordered HIAB XS 088 CLX cranes are manually contolled with a lifting capacity of 8.2tm. The 40 units will be delivered to Tanzania during the last quarter of 2017.
Hiab expanded its business in Japan in 1973, and has specialized in loader cranes mainly equipped with grapple, forestry cranes, demountable systems, and tail lifts. For waste and scrap handling industry and forestry market in Japan, Hiab holds a dominant market share.
Source: Cargotec Corporation