Terex Cranes Legacy Brands

Franna

Stands for: “Francis and Anna” name of company founder and his daughter.

  • Manufacturer of Pick & Carry cranes with a lifting capacity from 10 to 25 tons
  • Based in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Terex-Franna products are sold world-wide today.

Historical Overview

  • 1980

    Franna started by Dave Francis who developed the very first pick and carry crane prototype from truck components

  • 1983

    Business to Lou Parolin and Brian Hain after a few years with only a few Franna produced

  • 1999

    1999 - Terex acquired Franna

Product Past Current
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Pick and Carry Cranes

Distinguished Historical Accomplishments

  • Franna cranes have dominated the Australian market.

  • As the ultimate “taxi” crane, Franna’s are versatile and multipurpose allowing use in workshops, plant sites, mines.

  • Franna has developed a special Drag Line maintenance version of the cranes in conjunction with Australian Coal Industry to main large equipment (replace drills, bucket teeth, ropes, pins, wheel motors, work in wash plants, equipment breakdowns, and tight areas).