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Cargotec introduces Hiab Moffett M10 - A powerful telescopic boom truck-mounted forklift for one-side offloading

5/4/2010

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 4 MAY 2010 AT 1 PM (EEST)

 

 

Following the launch of the M2 in 2009, the introduction of the M10 25.3 further strengthens Cargotec's  Hiab Moffett M-Series, as a dedicated model for all applications that require regular on and offloading from one side of the truck or trailer.

 

The M10 25.3 is the result of extensive research and close cooperation with customers in order to deliver a modern telescopic boom machine that matches today's requirements and expectations. Typical application areas that employ one-side offloading are Turf and Lawn Products, Fertiliser (Palletised and/or Bulk Bags), Brick and Block, Architectural Stone Products, Animal Feeds, Scaffolding, Timber Products, etc. The telescopic boom allows loading and unloading of single stacked loads from one side of the trailer bed and eliminates the need to move the vehicle during the loading/unloading process. This saves valuable time enabling more deliveries in less time.

 

The latest in operator ergonomics

 

The Hiab Moffett M10 features the modern look and durability of the M-Series that the truck-mounted forklift manufacturer is renowned for. Excellent operator ergonomics are reflected in the modern and spacious layout of the driver compartment which boasts a generous 360° visibility, together with the arrangement of the dash panel and automotive drive control with easy joystick control.

 

The 37.3 kW / 50hp strong Kubota engine guarantees outstanding performance and smooth operation along with reduced noise and vibration. The M10 features outstanding off-road capability and gradability for the toughest working environment. With its tight turning circle the M10 easily negotiates the busiest and most confined conditions. Like any other model in the M-Series the M10 25.3 has been designed for optimised serviceability. With easy access to all fill points and engine bay, both bonnet and radiator grill are easily removable.

 

Ready to work in less than a minute

 

Whenever time and space are tight, the truck-mounted forklift is the mobile off-loading device that saves time and money. Mounted/dismounted in less than a minute, it eliminates waiting times on site, reduces product damage and helps improve customer service.

 

The truck-mounted forklift continues to be an indispensable asset when it comes to increasing fleet efficiency. The new M10 25.3 marks the launch of a telescopic boom machine that offering a wide range of one-side offloading applications, providing the same ergonomics and performance as in models with conventional mast.

 

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Typical application areas that employ one-side offloading are Turf and Lawn Products, Fertiliser (Palletised and/or Bulk Bags), Brick and Block, Architectural Stone Products, Animal Feeds, Scaffolding, Timber Products, etc.

 

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The telescopic boom allows loading and unloading of single stacked loads from one side of the trailer bed and eliminates the need to move the vehicle during the loading/unloading process.

 

 

For further information please contact,

 

Michael O'Reilly, Product Manager, Hiab Moffett Truck-Mounted Forklifts, tel. +353 (0)42 59502, michael.oreilly@cargotec.com

 

or:

 

Maija Eklöf, Communications Manager, tel. +358 400 809 401, maija.eklof@cargotec.com

Notes to editors

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 2.6 billion in 2009 and it employs approximately 9,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.cargotec.com

Hiab is the global market-leading brand in on-road load handling solutions. Customer-driven Hiab on-road load handling products and solutions are utilized in moving goods and materials on the road, for example in construction sites, forests, industry, waste handling, recycling and by the defence forces. www.hiab.com

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