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Strongco strengthens heavy equipment product selection across Canada

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July 18, 2014 by STAFF REPORT

Konecranes has granted Strongco exclusive distribution rights for its line of heavy lifting equipment in Canada.

The partnership covers Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia,, Nunavut, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

The agreement includes Konecranes’ complete line of fork lift trucks with lifting capacities from 10 and 65 tons, and empty and laden container handlers with lifting capacities between eight and 46 tons. It also includes three main types of reach stackers which service the manufacturing, shipyards, ports, terminals, heavy-concrete and steel-handling industries.

“We’re pleased to have Strongco support our product line,” said Phil Stevens, North America Region director for Konecranes. “This partnership offers us a significant platform to supply our products throughout Canada, backed by Strongco’s branch network across the country.”

“The addition of Konecranes is consistent with Strongco’s strategy to expand our position as a leading equipment dealer representing globally recognized brands,” said Bob Dryburgh, president and CEO of Strongco. “Their respected range of equipment for the intermodal industry is an excellent complement to the lines we represent in our Crane Business Unit, and broadens the choices we offer our existing and new customers.”

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