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Schmidbauer Decides on Terex® Superlift 3800 Crane
ZWEIBRÜCKEN, June 6, 2016 – The staff at Schmidbauer clearly values the advantages provided by Terex Cranes products, as is immediately apparent when looking at the Gräfelfing-based crane service provider's fleet. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that the company's most recent acquisition, a Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane, comes from the aforementioned manufacturer. "Terex cranes are tremendously innovative in terms of technology and engineering, and as far as we’re concerned, they’re always raising the bar before anyone else when it comes to crawler cranes. The Superlift 3800 is no exception," says Large Cranes Technical Manager Stefan Schmidbauer when explaining why his company decided on the model.
In fact, the Superlift 3800 was made an even more compelling choice thanks to the Flex Frame, Split Tray, and Boom Booster extra equipment ordered by Schmidbauer: Not only is the radius of the suspended counterweight continuously adjustable thanks to the Flex Frame, but the counterweight can also be easily split with the use of the Split Tray option. "This significantly reduces the time and effort involved in rearranging counterweights during setup and disassembly, as well as during operation. On top of this, the Boom Booster increases the crane's already large lifting capacity by up to 30 percent," Schmidbauer explains as he lists the unit's key advantages.
As a result, the company considers its new Superlift 3800 the key to being perfectly prepared for the increasingly demanding lifting heights and loads of the future. "For us, the Superlift 3800 is a safe investment in our future, especially as it still has a lot of technical expansion potential,” Stefan Schmidbauer points out.
Schmidbauer is planning to use the Superlift 3800 primarily for erecting wind turbines. However, there are also requests for heavy cargo transloading and plant building projects already, meaning that the new unit is guaranteed to be constantly in use.
About Schmidbauer GmbH & Co. KG
The Schmidbauer Group, which is headquartered close to Munich in Gräfelfing, has a well-earned reputation for being a reliable and innovative company specializing in heavy loads, and is known throughout Germany for continuously raising the bar when it comes to moving the heaviest loads out there. With over 20 branches that span the entire country, Schmidbauer is an industry leader in the special load transportation, crane work, and assembly work sectors. A fleet of state-of-the-art heavy-goods vehicles and mobile cranes enables the company to provide customer-oriented solutions for a wide variety of needs not only in Germany, but also abroad.
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 equipment through Terex Financial Services. Terex uses its website (www.terex.com) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation) to make information available to its investors and the market.
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