Pick & carry crane manufacturer Valla has received its single largest order in its 75 year history.
The order for a total of 30 electric pick & carry cranes has come from Netherlands based crane, aerial lift and telehandler group Collé Rental & Sales, and comes following its appointment as Valla crane distributor for Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.The initial order is worth $2.5 million, and includes eight tonne Valla V80Rs, 10 tonne V110Rs, V36Rs and V200Rs. Collè has been offering JMG pick & carry cranes until now.
General manage Frits Collè said: "We believe that market demand for industrial electric pick & carry cranes will remain strong in the years to come, and our partnership with Manitex Valla will enable us to provide a product line that is well known throughout our customer base as a name of quality and reliability in the zero-emission crane market.”
“We are very close to our customers’ needs and to the increasing demand of electric equipment. Manitex Valla represents one of the several investments we are making to offer our customer lifting solutions which are productive, safe and simultaneously help them reduce their carbon footprints and achieve their environmental and sustainability objectives."
Manitex group chief executive Steve Filipov added: “The Valla crane platform offers an exceptional rental product with a full range of industrial cranes from two to 90 tons, in electric, diesel, hybrid, wheeled and tracked, with fixed or swing boom configurations. The zero emissions feature is becoming increasingly important in the global marketplace for industrial equipment, and we are very glad to see customers taking notice of our unique Manitex Valla offerings. We believe Manitex Valla has the potential to be a high growth area for us going forward, and we look forward to a long-term relationship with Collè.”
With 15 locations across Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, Collè has a fleet of more than 15,000 machines including, spider, pick & carry, trailer mounted, crawler, scissors, boom and telehandlers, mast lifts.