P&H Cranes

  • Stands for: names of the company founders Pawling & Harnischfeger.
  • Formerly, a brand of rough terrain cranes.
  • Based in Waverly, Iowa.
  • P&H brand cranes were sold worldwide.

P&H Products

  • Rough terrain crane
  • Lattice boom crawler crane
  • Truck crane

 

P&H

Historical Overview

1884
P&H is founded by Alonzo Pawling & Henry Harnischfeger as a small machine and pattern shop in the American Midwest.

1911
P& H changed its name to Harnischfeger Corporation.

1959
Harnischfeger Corporation enters in JV with an Australian company called Power Cranes and Shovels, Pty., Ltd.

1988
P&H mobile cranes brand integrated into PPM / North America by way of license from Harnischfeger Corporation.

1995
Terex acquires PPM as an affiliate operating as Terex PPM.

Distinguished Historical Accomplishments

1887
Pawling & Harnischfeger enter into an overhead industrial crane market.

1920
P&H designed the first machines with fully welded car body.

1942
Harnischfeger Corporation produces its “P&H” cranes and excavators for the war effort.

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