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Press Release Hiab

Hiab presents MULTILIFT Futura - a new-generation skiploader with over 100 smart innovations

27/04/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 27 APRIL 2015 AT12 AM EEST

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is set to launch a new generation skiploader, MULTILIFT Futura. The new skiploader with over 100 smart innovations is designed to lift the customer's business to new levels of productivity, safety and flexibility.

Jussi Katajainen, Product Manager, MULTILIFT Demountables, comments: "We offer our customers smart and safe solutions that ensure the growth of their business. The new MULTILIFT Futura has been designed especially to meet the customer needs. It has features that are totally new to the market, like FlexControlTM which gives a freedom to customise the skiploader, and SkipTopTM which covers any load with a touch of a button."

In addition, the completely redesigned EvoLightTM steel construction gives 300-500 kg more payload, meaning that the customer can haul more while saving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions. The SwanNeckTM design increases the skiploader's reach in container handling while maintaining the stability. Safety, both for the operator and surroundings, are paramount for MULTILIFT. SafetyPlusTM innovations such as hydraulic side stops, hydraulic container lock combined with precise controls ensure the safety when using the new skiploader.

"MULTILIFT Futura combines forward thinking technique with street smarts and innovative design. It is not only meant to function in easy surroundings, but also in narrow streets and unpredictable conditions," concludes Katajainen.

More information about MULTILIFT Futura at www.futura.multilift.com

 

For further information please contact:

Jussi Katajainen, Product Manager, MULTILIFT, tel. +358 40 521 4432,

e-mail: jussi.katajainen@hiab.com

 

Linda Magnertoft, Marketing Manager, MULTILIFT, tel. +46 70 381 1016, 

e-mail: linda.magnertoft@hiab.com 


Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Customer satisfaction is the first priority for us. Around 2,600 professionals at Hiab work to provide high-performance products and services that meet customer needs globally. Our product range includes HIAB loader cranes, JONSERED recycling and forestry cranes, LOGLIFT forestry cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts and MULTILIFT demountables, as well as DEL, WALTCO and ZEPRO tail lifts. www.hiab.com

Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

 

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