Terex Cranes Legacy Brands


Stands for: name of the company founder.

  • Formerly a brand of crawler and rough terrain cranes.
  • Based in Waverly, Iowa.
  • Koehring brand cranes were sold worldwide.

Historical Overview:

  • 1907

    Koehring Machine Co. founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA) by Phillip Koehring as a manufacturer.

  • 1921

    Company name is changed to Koehring Company and introduces Crane and Excavator product line

  • 1967

    Koehring Corp acquires Thew-Lorain Company

  • 1980

    AMCA International purchases Koehring Company

  • 1987

    Northwest Engineering acquires crane and excavator assets of Koehring Company

  • 1987

    Northwest Engineering acquires Terex Corporation, and through merger, name is changed to Terex Corporation

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Distinguished Historical Accomplishments

  • 1907

    Koehring brings its first product to market, a steam-driven portable concrete mixer.

  • 1921

    Koehring introduces to market a line of cranes which later evolves into Crawler Cranes and Rough Terrain Cranes.