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Peter Hird sets up 3B6 UK

3B6, the Italian based overload device and electronics company, has appointed Peter Hird & Sons Ltd as its UK distributor. Hird has established 3B6-UK to sell and support the product.

3B6 UK is an independent company wholly owned by Peter Hird, set up to support 3B6 products in the UK with service engineers, Parts & Product Training,

3B6 has made significant progress in the crane overload market, particularly with smaller cranes, including minis. It is also now a significant supplier to the powered access industry with its boom lift overload devices.

3B6 recently established a new venture in partnership with Italian rental company Rent-Up, called 3B³ to market a fully integrated rental software system with remote utilisation, trouble shooting and tracking devices for each rental unit.

Peter Hird said “Valla Cranes (UK), a division of Peter Hird & Sons Ltd, has had 6 years experience working with 3B6 Systems within its rental fleet so we are very well trained and equipped to take on this opportunity and look forward to a very exciting future with this product range”

Current users of 3B6 systems include most crane and access companies, including Terex, Manitou, Dieci, CTE, IMAI, Locatelli, Heila, Effer and Wumag, to name but a few,