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PALFINGER AGCompany logo

Austria (AT)

OpenCorporation rating: 50.64 on 100

Ranking 2018: 185 on 568 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of lifting and handling equipment (2822)
• Manufacture of machinery for mining, quarrying and construction (2892)

Company description

This company is a multinational firm whose main activity comprises the production of innovative lifting, loading and handling solutions along the interfaces of the transport chain. It was established in 1932 by Richard Palfinger and has its headquarters is located in Bergheim (Salzburg), Austria.The company is one of the leading international manufacturers of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems. Its business areas include: knuckle-boom loading cranes, container handling systems, forestry and recycling cranes, tail-lifts, railway system solutions, container transfer systems, lifting platforms, bridge inspection equipment, farm cranes, telescopic cranes, as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. The company is the world market leader in knuckle-boom loading crane.The company offers an extensive product range of lifting, loading, and handling systems. Its products include Palfinger cranes, Palift hookloaders, Epsilon timber and recycling cranes, Palgate tail lifts, Ratcliff tail lifts, railway applications, Crayler transportable forklifts, Bison aerial work platforms, PEC (Palfinger Equipment Center), telescopic cranes, and STEPA farm cranes. STEPA has specialised in the development, manufacture and marketing of agricultural, forestry and industrial crane systems. The company is active in Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, and United States.

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Latest news about palfinger ag

7 June 2019 - 12:00

Palfinger signs joint venture with Chinese lifeboat manufacturer Neptune

Palfinger Marine, headquartered in Salzburg (Austria), and Jiangyin Neptune Marine Appliance Co, headquartered in Jiangyin (People’s Republic of China), have entered into a global sales and service cooperation agreement.

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