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Kawelke Kran Receives Demag® AC 130-5 All Terrain Crane

with IC-1 Plus Control System


ZWEIBRÜCKEN – April 24, 2017 – Beginning of April, Sales Representative Michael Ziegler handed over a Demag® AC 130-5 crane with an IC-1 Plus control system to crane rental company Kawelke at the latter’s premises in Bobenheim-Roxheim. The crane was the family business’ most recent acquisition, and General Manager Jürgen Kawelke received it in person together with his mother Ellen and his sister Regine.

“The whole concept behind the innovative IC-1 Plus control system is what really sold us on the crane, as it makes it possible to always get the maximum available lifting capacity even when using asymmetrical or small outrigger setups,” Jürgen Kawelke says. This crucial advantage is achieved by means of a real-time lifting capacity calculation that also makes it possible to perform lifts in the crane’s upper lifting capacity range with the smallest possible counterweight. “Ultimately, this means that we get increased versatility while at the same time reducing transportation costs,” Jürgen Kawelke concisely explains. This versatility is further enhanced by the crane’s compact dimensions. In fact, a total length of 14.45 meters and a carrier width of only 2.75 meters make the AC 130-5 the most compact crane in its capacity class.

In addition, Jürgen Kawelke pointed out the excellent resale value, which makes his decision to buy the AC 130-5 cost-effective in the long term as well.

About Kawelke Kranverleih GmbH
With its state-of-the-art vehicles, highly qualified experts, and extensive know-how, Bobenheim-Roxheim-based Kawelke Kranverleih GmbH provides crane work, transportation, and machinery relocation services to its customers in the entire Rhein-Neckar Metropolitan Region. The company, which is certified in conformity with SGU and DIN EN ISO 9000ff., attaches enormous importance to customer satisfaction, cleanliness, and professionalism. In fact, this has contributed to Kawelke’s sterling reputation for reliability, which has earned it the trust of well-known major customers such as BASF and Siemens and enabled it to become a well-established provider of lifting and transportation services for the industrial and building sectors in the region.


About Terex
Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services delivering lifecycle solutions that maximize customer return on investment. Major Terex brands include Terex, Genie, Powerscreen and Demag. Terex solutions serve a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utilities, quarrying and mining. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information about Terex is available on its website:, and on its LinkedIn page -- and Facebook page --


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Regine, Ellen and Jürgen Kawelke with Terex Cranes Sales Representative Michael Zieger


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