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Preview of the brand new and innovative Hiab XS 544 HiPro



At the RAI Exhibition (April 17-21) in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Cargotec will preview its new and innovative crane, Hiab XS 544 HiPro. It will be possible to order the crane at the end of 2012 when it will be fully launched.

"We are very proud of our new crane and what it can do for our customers' business performance," says Sergio Peiró, Product Manager Hiab Loader Cranes, Heavy range, at Cargotec.

The Hiab XS 544 HiPro is the latest in Cargotec's heavy range segment and has been developed to meet the market's high demands on productivity, economy, reduced lifetime cost and fast return on investment. The Hiab XS 544 HiPro has a series of unique performance features, for instance, a new improved boom system to minimize deflection, new improved sequence cylinders and endless slewing. Hiab XS 544 HiPro thus offers a short and fast route to working position. The capacity is 52 tm and the crane has an outreach up to35 metres with a jib. The innovative Hiab XS 544 HiPro has a robust design that is durable and requires minimal maintenance and service. What is also noteworthy is the crane's speed and precision even at full outreach.

The Hiab XS 544 HiPro includes features such as Pump Flow Distribution (PFD), which supports the speed and precision of the crane, and Automatic Speed Control (ASC), which in cooperation with PFD increases capacity by 15 percent.

Please visit us at our stand 07.120 at the RAI exhibition.

For further information please contact:

Christine Ådland Holmström, Marketing Manager Hiab Loader Cranes, Cargotec, tel: +46 8 677 5374

Sergio Peiró, Product Manager Hiab Loader Cranes, Heavy range, Cargotec, tel: + 35 69 697 7363


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 3.1 billion in 2011 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. 

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