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Autokrane Kurth Receives Terex® AC 100/4L All Terrain Crane


ZWEIBRÜCKEN, June 19th, 2015 – “The Terex AC 100/4L is not only the narrowest and most compact four-axle unit on the market, but it’s also tremendously versatile and flexible. That means we can use it to cover an enormously wide range of projects for our customers in the industrial and trades sectors – it’s our all-rounder.” These were the words that Marcel Kurth, namesake and General Manager of Blankenheim-based crane service provider Autokrane Kurth, had to say when receiving the keys for his new machine from Michael Zieger, Sales Manager at Terex Cranes. The unit was handed beginning of June at the Terex Cranes Zweibrücken location, where Kurth traveled in person.


With a 60-meter main boom and a main boom extension, plus an optional emergency relief system as an accessory, the Terex AC 100/4L has the perfect configuration for the company’s needs. Another advantage from the Terex customer’s perspective: With its width of 2.55 meters, it is the only crane in the 100 tonne lifting capacity class to fit within standard truck dimensions even when equipped with large tires. But the purchase decision was based on more than just technical advantages: “We know that we can always count on Terex to provide us with irreproachable service, which is something really important to us. Throughout the years, this has led to us developing a friendly relationship with our contact, Michael Zieger, who we feel takes really good care of us. That’s another important reason why we’re always glad to do business with Terex,” says Kurth.




About Kurth Autokrane GmbH & Co. KG

“Cranes and more” – this is the slogan that has been behind Blankenheim-based Kurth Autokrane GmbH’s comprehensive services ever since 1999. These services go from crane services, such as towing, recovery, and special factory projects; through heavy haulage transportation services; all the way to training courses and aerial work platform rentals. This includes crane operation planning for loads of up to 500 tonnes throughout all of Germany. Kurth Autokrane also has operations in neighboring countries such as Belgium.


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About Terex

Terex Corporation is a lifting and material handling solutions company reporting in five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms, Construction, Cranes, Material Handling & Port Solutions and Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment serving customers in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining industries. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. Terex uses its website ( and Facebook page ( to make information available to its investors and the market.



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From left to right: Marcel Kurth, Alexandra Kurth, Michael Zieger, and Matthias Müller and Gerd Götz, who work as crane operators at Kurth


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