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Hiab delivers thirty MULTILIFT hooklifts for Dutch Fire Service


Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won together with Mercedes Benz a tender to deliver thirty MULTILIFT XR 18S53 hooklifts to Dutch Fire Service during the next four years.The order includes installing MULTILIFT XR 18S53 hooklifts on the Mercedes trucks. First product handovers will take place in June 2016, and orders will be booked per handover.   
"MULTILIFT is a very strong brand in the Netherlands, and we are really happy that the Dutch Fire Service chose us as their partner yet again," says Gaston van Kleef, Head Sales & Service Benelux, Hiab. 


"These units will have to work in moments when there is a lot at stake. During the product presentation, the Fire Service was impressed by the "bolt on" concept and the MULTILIFT Second Generation Control System, really showing long lifetime and reliability. With the special configuration, the Fire Service is able to load all available containers within its organisation, which is a big advantage for them. Additionally, MULTILIFT is a frontrunner in automatic control, which means that everyone at the Fire Service can control the demountable system conveniently," van Kleef concludes.

Hiab and Mercedes will present the first unit at the eRIC fair in June this year.
For more information, please contact:
Gaston van Kleef, Head Sales & Service Benelux, Hiab; tel. +31522253831, 
Lotta Clausen, Vice President, Communications, Hiab; tel. +46705535138,  
Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Customer satisfaction is the first priority for us. Around 2,800 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.
Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs almost 11,000 people.


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