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AmQuip adds new heavy-lift Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane

4/1/2011 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Manitowoc Cranes and AmQuip celebrated the sale of a new Grove GMK6400 to the Philadelphia-based crane rental company in a ceremony last week at CONEXPO 2011.

The GMK6400 boasts a 450 USt maximum capacity, the largest capacity six-axle all-terrain crane in the world.

Dave Hull, Manitowoc senior vice president of sales, North America, called the crane a class-leader with the newest technology and said AmQuip will profit from its capabilities.

“The GMK6400 will be a game-changer in urban areas because of its capacity and features,” Hull said.

New features found on the GMK6400 include a new hydrostatic drive system called Mega Drive, a single engine for reduced fuel consumption and an operator-rigged Mega Wing Lift capacity-enhancing system.

AmQuip Crane Rental is one of Manitowoc’s trusted Pre-Production Partners, which test new crane models in the field and provide feedback and suggested improvements before the crane goes into full production. They are a leading U.S. crane rental company, with operations serving the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic region, and most Midwest and Southern states. Significant shareholders include Altpoint Capital Partners, Bard Capital, Wesley Group and Lehman Brothers Holdings. For additional information, please visit: www.amquip.com.
About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
Founded in 1902, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions with manufacturing, distribution, and service facilities in 20 countries. Manitowoc is recognized as one of the premier innovators and providers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry, which are complemented by a slate of industry-leading aftermarket product support services. In 2017, Manitowoc’s net sales totaled $1.6 billion, with over half generated outside the United States.
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