Ukrainian manufacturer of heavy machinery buys first UpRight

10 December 2008

Ukrainian company NKMZ, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of heavy axles, and rolling machinery

Ukrainian company NKMZ, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of heavy axles, and rolling machinery has bought an UpRight AB38 articulated boom.

A Ukrainian manufacturer of heavy axles and rolling machinery has bought an UpRight AB38 articulated boom.

NKMZ is one of the largest manufacturers of heavy machinery in Europe and the company employs 50000 people The AB38 is intended to be used for assembling a very large rolling machine for a Russian car manufacturer. NKMZ will also use the AB38 for service and maintenance work.

Wim Jansink, UpRight's district manager for Eastern and Central Europe, visited the NKMZ factory to conduct product training on the AB38. He said, "The people at NKMZ have been very impressed by this unit and we are now discussing the possible delivery of some other powered access platforms.

"This is the first aerial lift in the plant - previously they used a self-built telescopic cylinder with a one-man platform mounted on top."

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