MyCrane enters US crane rental market

By Lewis Tyler27 October 2022

Dubai-based MyCrane has announced to visitors at global trade show Bauma that it is to launch in the US later this year.

Dubai-based MyCrane, which provides a platform for businesses to simplify rental operations through an online portal, will open an office in Houston, Texas, USA, on 1 December 2022.

MyCrane founder and CEO Andrei Geikalo (right), COO Piet Kraaijeveld (centre) and VP Erik Altena (left) MyCrane founder and CEO Andrei Geikalo, right, COO Piet Kraaijeveld, centre, and VP Erik Altena. Photo: MyCrane

Leading the new office will be Scott Wilkes, who has been appointed director of business development, effective 1 November 2022.

Wilkes previously worked as an engineer for global heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet, where he was involved in market and business intelligence.

Since its launch in 2021 MyCrane has undergone substantial growth around the world, with new offices being opened in UAE, Muscat, Oman, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and Tashkent and Uzbekistan, while the company also expanded into the APAC region earlier this year.

In an interview with ICST in March 2022, Andrei Geikalo, MyCrane founder, revealed plans for rapid global expansion.

The company has also expanded its product offering, with boom trucks, hydraulic gantry systems, mini cranes and aerial work platforms added to the site.

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