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Hiab Trade Press Release

Hiab wins an order for 40 loader cranes from Japan


Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 40 loader cranes from a Japanese trading company FutureBud International Co., Ltd for a United Nations-related project to assist developing countries. The cranes will be installed on Japanese truck chassis bearing the "FUSO" brand. The value of the order is close to EUR 2 million. The order has been booked into Cargotec's 2017 second quarter order intake.
"To our great delight, Cargotec Japan, as a locally incorporated company representing Hiab, received this order for 40 HIAB knuckle boom cranes from FutureBud International, in collaboration with Japanese truck manufacturer FUSO (Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation). We are very happy to contribute to this United Nations project to assist developing countries in Africa",  says Toshiya Suzuki, Director, Hiab Business, Japan. 
The ordered HIAB XS 088 CLX cranes are manually contolled with a lifting capacity of 8.2tm. The 40 units will be delivered to Tanzania during the last quarter of 2017.
Hiab expanded its business in Japan in 1973, and has specialized in loader cranes mainly equipped with grapple, forestry cranes, demountable systems, and tail lifts. For waste and scrap handling industry and forestry market in Japan, Hiab holds a dominant market share.
For more information, please contact:
Toshiya Suzuki, Director, Hiab Japan; tel. +81 803 576 0282,
Hanna-Kaisa Talvensaari, Senior Communications Manager, Hiab; tel. +358 40 758 1572,
Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Customer satisfaction is the first priority for us. Around 3,000 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 2016 totalled approximately EUR 3.5 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.
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