The manufacturer said that Sönke Jordt cited the wide range of possible uses as a factor behind the firm’s decision to buy. The ATF 180G-5 has a 60m main boom with 13.2m extension, for a 73.2m system length.

Sönke Jordt was founded in 1994 in Ratekau in Schleswig-Holstein. Currently the firm employs 35 employees, at sites in Ratekau and Bad Oldesloe.