Piangiani to head up new Imer Access

By Maria Hadlow21 February 2011

Kemp, the distributor for Imer's Iteco range in The Netherlands and Belgium.

Kemp, the distributor for Imer's Iteco range in The Netherlands and Belgium.

The Italian Imer Group has gathered all the activities related to the production, sale and service of aerial platforms together under one division, Imer Access and Paolo Pianigiani has been appointed as business unit director to manage the new division.

Mr Pianigiani has many years experience in the foreign and domestic markets and in the various market sectors in which Imer operates. He said, "I will coordinate a working team of qualified and determined people, aiming to increase significantly the value of Imer Access Division during 2011. New important challenges, both in the home and foreign market, are waiting for us."

The main site of the new Business Unit Imer Access remains sited at Pegognaga, Mantua, the historical location of the Iteco Company - part of the Imer Group since its acquisition in September 2009.

Imer Access will continue to manufacture the Iteco range of scissors and articulated boom platforms.

Imer Group now includes four production divisions: IMER EQUIPMENT (construction machinery and mortar spraying and conveying machinery), IMER ACCESS (scissor and articulated boom self propelled aerial platforms), Concrete Machinery (batching plants and machines for transporting concrete) and Construction Equipment (mini excavators, skid-steer loaders, tracked mini dumpers and tracked aerial working platforms).

Imer Group employs over 585 people (not including the personnel employed by the company's foreign branches) across seven production facilities (five in Italy and two abroad), in Rapolano Terme (Siena), Certaldo (Florence), San Gimignano (Siena), Basaldella di Campoformido (Udine), Pegognaga (Mantua), Aksaray (Turkey) and Monterrey (Mexico), a total area of over 390,000 square metres. (85,600 of which are covered).

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