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FLEET UPGRADE: WIEMANN AUTOKRANE
RECEIVES DEMAG® AC 250-5 ALL TERRAIN CRANE
ZWEIBRÜCKEN, February 13, 2017 – When upgrading its fleet, Dortmund-based Hubert Wiemann GmbH & Co. Autokrane KG looks for quality and performance, which is why the company decided on a Demag® AC 250-5 all terrain crane: “We were convinced not only by the crane’s powerful performance capabilities, but also by its outstanding price-performance ratio,” points out General Manager Martin Wiemann, who is happy to see the return of the Demag brand with its rich tradition and its informative model names.
This is also why he travelled to Zweibrücken and picked up the new crane in person together with his son Markus and crane operator Sebastian Stefanski. The Demag AC 250-5 was handed over by Christian Kassner, new Terex Cranes Senior Sales Manager responsible for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland; and North Rhine-Westphalia Sales Manager Helge Pruefer.
Wiemann will be using the new crane mainly as an assist crane for erecting wind turbines. Because of this, the crane service provider decided on a configuration with a long 33-meter fly jib and the optional IC-1 Plus control system – a good choice, as Helge Pruefer confirms: “With a width of only three meters and a total length of just under 14.5 meters, the AC 250-5 is the most compact crane in its category, making it ideal for work sites where space is tight. The IC-1 Plus control system also helps, as it makes it possible to safely work with asymmetrical outrigger setups.”
About Hubert Wiemann GmbH & Co. Autokrane KG
Wiemann Autokrane GmbH & Co., which is headquartered in Dortmund and has seven branch offices all over Germany, has earned a sterling reputation throughout the country as a rental company offering state-of-the-art mobile cranes, crawler cranes, construction cranes, and aerial work platforms. In addition to crane rentals, the comprehensive range of services provided by Wiemann Autokrane includes heavy haulage, industrial assembly, recovery, towing, and precast concrete assembly services. The family business, which was founded in 1960, employs around 160 highly qualified people and operates a cutting-edge fleet that as of this writing features 80 mobile cranes and six crawler cranes.
For more information, please visit www.wiemann-autokrane.de
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From left to right: Sebastian Stefanski (Crane operator), Helge Pruefer (Terex Cranes), Markus and Martin Wiemann, Christian Kassner (Terex Cranes)
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