Italian truck mounted aerial lift manufacturer Isoli has announced the official start of its collaboration with construction equipment manufacturer LuiGong in China.
The outlines of the agreement were mapped out earlier this year, and then announced last week to the workforce in China, at which the key sales and support staff with given familiarisation training on the access market and Isoli-LuiGong products.
LuiGong has already started mounted Isoli products on locally produced vehicles in China, which will be distributed by the LiuGong sales network in China and overseas. The first three units, a 16 metre PTT160A, an 18 metre PTT180A and a 20 metre PTT 200A – all straight telescopic boom models, have already been mounted and were presented at the launch.
The venture is part of Isoli’s push into Asia, following the opening of its Isoli Asia subsidiary in Singapore 18 months ago.
LiuGong was founded in 1958 in Liuzhou and is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, its products include cranes, wheel loaders, bulldozers, skid steer loaders, forklifts, graders, excavators, rollers, pavers, mini excavators, drilling machines, mining trucks, concrete equipment and now truck-mounted platforms.
The two partners see this as a strategic partnership that may well blossom into something closer as the relationship develops. The first units have already been delivered.