Crowland and Hoeflon partner up

Dutch spider and mini pick & carry crane manufacturer Hoeflon has appointed Crowland Cranes as its UK distributor, trading as Hoeflon UK-Crowland.

The company will be responsible for new cranes sales as well as the provision of replacement parts and technical service for all Hoeflon cranes in the UK. The move follows the split with its previous distributor Foster Cranes in February.
Peter Issit, owner of Crowland and Gert van Hoef, owner of Hoeflon sign the agreement

Andy Cahill has also returned to Crowland Cranes as sales manager having briefly worked with Manitowoc before moving to Foster Cranes last year departing after Hoeflon and Fosters split.

Cahill said: “We are delighted to sign this agreement with Hoeflon and be confirmed as an official UK dealer for the complete Hoeflon product range, parts and service.”
Outside Hoeflon headquarters

“Hoeflon's innovative spider cranes are a great addition to our product portfolio. Their products will bring significant value to our customers across the UK. We have the complete product range of cranes in stock at the Hoeflon UK facility in Peterborough, with a purpose built demonstration area. This will allow customers to visit, view & operate the machines in a secure and safe environment.”
(L-R) Peter Issit of Crowland, Gert van Hoef of Hoeflon, Wouter van de Kolk of Hoeflon and Andy Cahill of Crowland.

Hoeflon said: “We see significant growth opportunities in the UK market and look forward to expanding our market share in collaboration with Hoeflon UK - Crowland Cranes. We are excited about the future and confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial for our companies and our UK customers.”

Crowland cranes is based in Peterborough and can trace its roots back to 1973. It is also official dealer of Ormgi, Terex, Zoomlion and Manitowoc cranes. The company provides a full range of major crane repair, service, overhaul and rebuilds, while also offering more routine maintenance and repair services along with providing replacement parts.