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22 February, 2017
Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville will present its trailer range – designed specifically for the North American market – at ConExpo stand G1326.
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Unrivalled vehicle solutions 22 February, 2017 TII Group will exhibit models from its Highway product range at stand G1723 at ConExpo.
Keep both feet on the ground 22 February, 2017 Nelson Manufacturing Company will launch the new ‘boots-on-the-ground’ version of its boom launch trailer at ConExpo in the Gold Lot, stand G2626.
Synthetic-rope innovations 22 February, 2017 WireCo World Group will exhibit several products such as the brand-new synthetic hoist rope Lanko Lift S at ConExpo, stand G73012. The bright yellow rope, made by Lankhorst Ropes, consists of 12 braided outer strands made of high-tech material Dyneema.
Unparalleled strength 22 February, 2017 Rope manufacturer Samson will exhibit its Agile Lifting System at stand G71721.
Reduce downtime for rope repairs 22 February, 2017 Alps Wire Rope Corporation will showcase Petersen’s solutions for crane-cable repairs, which allow assembly on site, at stand G73125
Van Beest shows its green colours 22 February, 2017 Dutch manufacturer Van Beest will show some of its high-quality fittings for steel-wire rope, chain and synthetic rope from its Excel and Green Pin ranges at stand C23040.
A history of excellence 22 February, 2017 Rayco-Wylie has a range of crane-safety systems on display at ConExpo 2017, stand G3878
Sensor overload 20 February, 2017 Hirschmann MCS will exhibit its advanced control systems and sensors for lifting applications at ConExpo 2017, stand G72715.
Take control 20 February, 2017 HBC-radiomatic will showcase a variety of innovations at ConExpo, stand N13324
Panther poised for action 20 February, 2017 Prinoth, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tracked vehicles, is returning to ConExpo to showcase some of its range of utility vehicles and other machinery at stand G4023.
DICA doubles show footprint 20 February, 2017 At ConExpo 2017, stands C20571 and G4011, DICA will display its outrigger and crane pads.
Designed for heavy lifting 20 February, 2017 Enerpac will exhibit the new SPMT600-360 self-propelled modular transporter and the new JS-250 jack-up system at ConExpo 2017, in addition to showing other heavy-lifting products, such as the SBL500 hydraulic gantry, the HSL7006 strand jack, the EVOB816J synchronous lifting system and the SFP404SJ split-flow pump. A wide range of tools for the construction market will be also at the expo, at stand G1127.

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