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MB Transports & Manutention S.A. helps to place a 22 m Christmas tree in the Grand Place in Brussels with a Fassi loader crane


Brussels (Belgium) – On 17th November, Fassi Belgium’s customer MB Transports & Manutention S.A. helped to transport, lift and place a 22-m tall spruce tree in Brussels’ Grand Place for Christmas, with the help of the company’s Fassi loader crane mounted on a Volvo FM truck. That same morning, the tree was felled in the sustainable state forest of Hertogenwald, located close to the city of Eupen, and was decorated the following Sunday with LEDs and then officially illuminated on 24th November to celebrate the beginning of the festive season in the European capital.

MB Transports & Manutention, a lifting and transport company based in Thimister-Clermont, is usually tasked with this important duty every year, and always uses Fassi cranes to carry out the work. The crane, with its lifting capacity of 44.14 tm, was very well suited to the task.

(Courtesy of MB Transports & Manutention S.A.)

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.