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AmQuip Purchases Terex Superlift 3800 Crawler Crane

The tallest crane in the history of ConExpo has a new owner.

Tue April 08, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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(L-R) are Mike Good, operations vice president, AmQuip; Tim Ford, president, Terex Cranes; Jon Capuzzi, chief product officer, AmQuip; and Dan Slater, vice president and general manager, Terex Cranes North America.
(L-R) are Mike Good, operations vice president, AmQuip; Tim Ford, president, Terex Cranes; Jon Capuzzi, chief product officer, AmQuip; and Dan Slater, vice president and general manager, Terex Cranes North America.
(L-R) are Mike Good, operations vice president, AmQuip; Tim Ford, president, Terex Cranes; Jon Capuzzi, chief product officer, AmQuip; and Dan Slater, vice president and general manager, Terex Cranes North America. (L-R) are Jon Capuzzi, chief product officer, AmQuip; David Naab, sales manager, Terex Cranes; and Al Bove, COO, AmQuip. The Superlift 3800 was the tallest crane ever at ConExpo. The Superlift being assembled at ConExpo.

The tallest crane in the history of ConExpo has a new owner: USA-based AmQuip Corporation. Together with the order for the Superlift 3800, AmQuip also has signed an order for 24 rough terrain cranes. The cranes, all of them RT 555-1 rough terrain cranes, come as the result of increased demand and will be destined to several job sites and locations across the United States.

Al Bove, COO, AmQuip said: “We organized our team of crawler experts, fleet managers and project principals to review all of the cranes available in this class. After a lengthy and well thought through process our team unanimously decided that the 3800 was overall the best crane offered in this class. AmQuip purchased the crane with all available options, including luffing jib and mobile counterweight wagon.”

This investment is part of AmQuip’s strategy to invest in high quality equipment to deliver effective and efficient solutions to its customers. Jon Capuzzi, chief product officer, said, “With project work increasing, AmQuip wanted to set itself apart from the competition. Knowing Terex’s product is proven; AmQuip’s team decided that purchasing the SL3800 will be a solution for AmQuip customer’s lifting requirements.”

Mobile Workhorse

A very popular rough terrain crane model worldwide, the Terex RT 555-1 is a staple in petrochemical and general construction job sites.”

“AmQuip is continuously growing their customer base. With our rough terrain fleet cranes currently experiencing high utilization rates, we decided to add 24 units of this dependable horse to our fleet,” said Capuzzi.

“Our companies have been doing business together for over 30 years and share a strong, trusting partnership. We have a long experience with these robust cranes, and know that we can count on them and the Terex Cranes team to deliver us the results that our customers need,” said Mike Good, operations vice president, AmQuip.

“We are delighted that AmQuip has entrusted us with these new orders which comes as the result of a long-term partnership. We have a great relationship and our team looks forward to serving AmQuip for many years to come,” said David Naab, sales manager, Terex Cranes North America.

About the Terex Superlift 3800 Crawler Crane

The 716 ton (650 t) Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane features a maximum load moment of 9.3 tons (8.4 t) and is designed to provide its owners excellent return of investment. Every single component is designed for worldwide transportation and to reduce erection times and the need for additional equipment. A wide array of safety features, including the award winning Terex fall protection system, come standard. The Superlift 3800 crawler crane can be delivered with an integrated wind kit in a universal main boom system: the crane is capable to erect wind turbines of 384 ft. (117 m) without using the available Superlift boom configuration. In this configuration, LH 114 m + 12 m LF, the main boom can be erected without employing an assist crane. The Superlift 3800 is the first Terex crawler crane to feature the new cabin design. Providing operators with an excellent working environment, it was developed with extensive feedback gathered from customer workshops, leading industrial stylists and experts in ergonomics. The Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane conforms to both the European norm EN 13000 and the U.S. standard ASME B30.5. It can lift a maximum load of 716 ton (650 t) at a radius of 16 to 39 ft. ( 5 to 12 m).

About the Terex RT 555-1

Rough Terrain Crane

At home in virtually any job site condition, including thick mud or rugged terrain, the Terex RT 555-1 crane is a highly versatile, maneuverable, multi-tasking machine capable of completing a variety of job site needs from start to finish in confined areas, according to the manufacturer. Offering a rated capacity of 55 tons (50 t), this machine provides enhanced short and long radius lifting capacities and is well-adapted for operation on job sites where space is tight. Equipped with front-wheel, concentric four-wheel and four-wheel crab steering, the RT 555 rough terrain crane with a maximum 10.10 ft. (3.07 m) machine width on 26.5 x 25-26 PR tires can access, maneuver and operate comfortably in spaces where other cranes simply cannot go. Standard cab design features include air conditioning, heating, 6-way adjustable seat, sliding door, hinged tinted all glass skylight, armrest-mounted joysticks, graphic load limiter interface, plus work lights and a rotating beacon for comfort and operational safety. A wide variety of jib options also are available to increase crane capacity and return on investment.

For more information, visit www.terex.com.