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Grand Place - Brussels - Christmas 2018

A Fassi F660RA.2.26 xhe-dynamic crane with an L426 jib helps to erect the big Christmas tree in Brussels’ Grand-Place


Brussels (Belgium) – Once again, the company MB Transports & Manutention S.A. has participated in the annual decoration of the city of Brussels by using one of its several Fassi cranes to erect the large Christmas tree in the Grand-Place. The tree is typically 22 metres tall and is transported by MB Transports on the morning of felling from the sustainable forest of Hertogenwald and is illuminated every year in the beautiful European square towards the end of November through to January.

On this occasion, the crane used to lift the tree was a Fassi F660RA.2.26 xhe-dynamic with an L426 jib, a popular model with a maximum lifting capacity of 56.27 tm and a hydraulic reach of 28.35 m. (Courtesy ©Belga/Eric Lalmand).

Fassi Gru S.p.A. - Loader cranes manufacturer since 1965

Fassi Gru is the market leader among Italian producers. Its product range and sales numbers place it among the top producers of hydraulic cranes in the world.

Fassi’s production potential is approximately 12,000 cranes per year. The entire range is exported and distributed throughout the world through an efficient and widespread distribution network. From Canada to France, from the UK to Australia, Fassi’s professionalism is reflected in the company’s goal of meeting different market needs, which are often linked to the specific geographical and economic conditions of individual countries.