Bigge Crane and Rigging has placed an $8 million order for Alimak hoists as part of its volume purchase agreement.
The order is intended to support Bigge’s hoist rental fleet expansion plans following its purchase of Alimak’s US rental business in 2016 and will be delivered throughout 2019. See Alimak sells US rental business
Bigge chief executive Weston Settlemier said: “We continue to see growth in our hoist rental business. We attribute this to a strong economy, a quality offering lead by our industry leading sales, operations and service teams and a gain in market share. We are committed to supporting our customers while expanding into new markets. In order to fuel this growth, we have placed a large order of hoists to be delivered in 2019. At Bigge, we strive to deliver the perfect fleet. Alimak excels in all categories we measure to determine the perfect fleet asset. Alimak has a professional team and best in class product. With over 102 years in business, we look forward to the next 100 years with Alimak”.
Alimak chief executive Tormod Gunleiksrud added: “Bigge is one of America’s leading project services companies and has been a long and valuable customer to Alimak which divested its US rental business to Bigge in 2016 and I am happy to continue our great partnership with them and to see the continued demand for Alimak’s market leading vertical access solutions for the construction sector”.