The Fassi Group has acquired more shares in Cranab, giving the Italian company complete ownership of the Swedish forestry group
Bergamo (Italy) – In 2013, Fassi became the part-owner of the Cranab Group and from then on has continued to increase its shares in the enterprise bit by bit. Now that the chairman of Cranab, Mr Hans Eliasson, is retiring after having spent 45 years with the company, the acquisition of his shares has allowed Fassi to become the full shareholder of the group, which includes the subsidiary companies Cranab, Slagkraft, Vimek and Bracke Forest.
Fassi Gru returns to the world of ecological recycling by participating in Ecomondo
Fassi Gru will be present at Ecomondo Rimini from 7 to 10 November 2017. An important return to the world of ecology for the Italian company with the presentation of a Fassi knuckle-boom crane, a Cranab crane specifically for the recycling sector, and two Marrel roll-off hooklifts. An important return after twenty years of absence. In fact, after having interrupted the production of loaders for the recycling of ferrous materials in 1993, Fassi Gru is returning to the world of ecology with its products resulting from partnerships with world-famous brands such as Cranab and Marrel.
Fassi Gru, world leader in the lifting sector, will be exhibiting at the Spanish trade fair Smopyc, which takes place 25-29 April 2017 in Zaragoza (the capital of the Aragon region, in northeast Spain. This is a three-yearly event for construction and mining equipment. Last time, in 2014, Smopyc attracted almost 48,000 visitors and 720 exhibitors from all over Europe. This year is the 17th Smopyc.
Fassi’s Spanish distributor, Barcelona-based Transgrúas Cial S.L., will be presenting a significant world premiere on stand 17 in the external area: the F1150RA crane from the Italian manufacturer’s XHE range.
Fassi to launch 2017 at international industry-leading trade fair Conexpo
Fassi will be exhibiting new and popular crane models with its American dealer, Fascan International Inc., at the 2017 CONEXPO at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, March 7-11 in the external Gold Lot, Booth G3722. CONEXPO will also be the first opportunity for the public to see the F120BCM.1 (HD4/S2), which was created especially for the United States market. The F120BCM.1 crane, named the “Corner Mount”, is currently used in the North American market as auxiliary equipment on medium/light-duty vehicles used for maintenance work in the utilities sector.
It has been confirmed that Roger Boutonnet will continue as president of CTELM, and he took the opportunity, during the signing, to underline the excellent results obtained in 2016, both in terms of sales for Marrel and also with regards to the strengthening of all the subsidiaries. Boutonnet, also a partner in CTELM, emphasized the objectives of growth and continuity that the company has set for the near future.