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19th July 2018 -  The Cranab stand is ready to welcome visitors at the INTERFORST fair for forestry technology in Munich.

Munich (Germany) - Today the INTERFORST fair is open for five days of forestry technology and the Cranab Group stand is set up to welcome visitors. The Swedish forestry expert manufacturer will present equipment from across its Cranab, Slagkraft, Vimek and Bracke Forest brands, with Cranab Group staff and members of their sales network in attendance to answer all questions and share the latest technology from the industry-leading company at stand no. FS.912A/1.

11th July 2018 -  The Cranab Group participates in INTERFORST 2018, the international forestry trade fair in Munich.

Munich (Germany) – From 18th – 22nd July, the Swedish Cranab Group and its brands Cranab, Slagkraft, Vimek and Bracke Forest will participate in the 13th edition of INTERFORST, an international fair for forestry and forest technology, held at the exhibition centre Messe München in Munich. The event, which is held every four years, will take place in an exhibition space of 70,000 m², and will feature the latest products and innovations from the forestry sector, presented by over 450 exhibitors from national and international companies.

11th July 2018 -  The companies of the Cranab group are definitively oriented towards efficient machines with an excellent environmental impact

At the event held every four years in Munich, Germany, the Swedish Cranab Group will be participating from 18 to 22 July with a stand of 630 m2. At the fair the group will present the latest innovations from its range of forestry products and the new models of cranes specifically designed for installation on trucks for forestry use and for handling recycled materials.

04th December 2017 -  The preview video for the FC12 crane is now available on Cranab’s YouTube channel.

This video presenting the FC12 crane introduces the most important features of the FC12 forwarder crane: the geometry and smoothness of movement are the most important strengths. Strong lift- and slew capacity provide productivity to the customer.


29th November 2017 -  The Italian crane manufacturer Fassi acquires 100% ownership of Cranab.

Bergamo (Italy). Fassi acquired part-ownership of Cranab in 2013 and has since then increased its ownership in the company step by step and, with the acquisition of Hans Eliasson´s shares, has now become the full owner of the Cranab Group, which consists of the companies Cranab, Vimek and Bracke Forest.

17th June 2017 -  2 Jekko mini cranes raise the curtain in celebration of Donizetti

Bergamo (Italy). The city centre played host to a grand event with the participation of a multitude of artists paying tribute to the art of Gaetano Donizetti, the pride of the city. Bergamo was transformed into an enormous open-air theatre for the third edition of the “Donizetti Night”. Twenty-three stages with three thematic areas hosted ninety-two shows, involving six hundred and ninety artists. Two Jekko mini cranes, the SPX1275 and the SPX527, raised the curtain in the city centre throughout the event.

23rd January 2017 -  A new agreement for the Italian group, ready to take on the new year by developing new market synergies

On Monday 23rd January, in Paris, a new agreement was signed, giving the Fassi Group the majority share of CTELM, the holding company to which the French brands FASSI FRANCE, MILTRA and MARREL belong.

It has been confirmed that Roger Boutonnet will continue as president of CTELM, and he took the opportunity, during the signing, to underline the excellent results obtained in 2016, both in terms of sales for Marrel and also with regards to the strengthening of all the subsidiaries. Boutonnet, also a partner in CTELM, emphasized the objectives of growth and continuity that the company has set for the near future.

September 2016 - Fassi Group at IAA.

The numbers for the IAA in Hannover underline its leadership in the field of trade fair events for the transport, mobility and logistics sector. Occupying an area of 256 thousand square metres, the last edition, which took place in 2014, saw thousands of visitors, with 84% made up of professional operators from all over the world, who came to see the new proposals presented by 2,066 exhibitors from 45 different countries.

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