bauma 2016 Going to be a Trendsetter

bauma 2016

"It was minus 10 degree temperature in Munich on 19 January 2016 but as soon as I entered the Messe Munchen exhibition center for Media Dialog, the atmosphere/ambience inside the hall was entirely different from outside, and people were looking quite energetic, warmth and welcoming," reports S.A.Faridi from Ground Zero. Over 200 exhibitors had assembled to have one on one talk with the trade journalists, came from across the world to learn and report what new and innovative one can expect at bauma, the heartbeart of CE Industry and world's leading Trade Fair for Construction, Building Materials, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment, set to take place for the 31st time in Munch from 11-17 April 2016.

Being a global driving force behind innovations, an engine for success and a marketplace, bauma is the only trade fair in the world that brings together the industry for construction machinery in its entire breadth and depth. This platform presents the highest concentration of innovations—making your visit an event to remember. It attracts visitors from over 200 countries every three years. This is a platform where international key players meet. This is where significant new developments are presented. This is where suppliers and solutions come together perfectly. At bauma, one can experience the construction-machinery industry in its entirety. Record-breaking numbers in 2013 include 575,000 square meters of exhibit space, 3,421 exhibitors, and 535,065 visitors. This year you can expect more.

The upcoming fair features a new service: For the first time ever, companies that are on the waiting list and have not yet been assigned space can have themselves listed in the bauma directory. The companies then participate without stand space, although they will be included as additionally represented companies in the online exhibitor directory and will be listed under their respective product categories. They also have access to a special lounge, so they can make appointments and hold meetings there during the fair. In addition to lead management, they can also book other services such as electronic press compartments or advertising alternatives.

One reason for this step is that the upcoming bauma is already booked to capacity; there are already waiting lists for several sectors. Naturally, Klaus Dittrich, CEO of Messe München, is pleased with the feedback from interested companies, although he also understands the related difficulties: "Just like in 2013, we have been unable to satisfy all the requests for space or for increases in space." Naturally, the company does what it can to allow as many companies as possible to adequately participate in the fair. Unfortunately, it has reached its maximum capacity with regard to space. Dittrich explains the idea behind the new participation alternative: "We want to give companies that we have been unable to accommodate in the past an opportunity to call the bauma community's attention to themselves and their products and to make contacts during the fair."

Growth in Traditional Markets
Last year, North America and Europe were the most dynamic construction machinery markets in the world. And according to market experts, this trend could continue. This is one of the reasons why the market in construction machinery and building materials machinery is in an upbeat mood, despite all the political uncertainties.

The industry associations are seeing good prospects for the construction machinery and building machinery market in the current global market. Things are going well for the customers, the building industry is growing, and demand is there—not only in Europe, but above all worldwide. According to the industry associations, China—the world's biggest market for construction machinery—will stabilize in the current year, although initially at a low level. Also picking up, alongside the traditional markets, are the markets of the Near and Middle East.

The market in India, too, according to sector insiders, should also move forward again. Off-Highway Research are expecting sales of construction machinery by latest 2016, to regain the highest level reached so far, in 2011. In that year 72,000 units were sold. By 2018, the analysts predict that sales will rise continuously to in the region of 97,000 units. The products most in demand on the sub-continent remain the same as today: backhoe loaders, crawler-excavators, mobile cranes, mobile compressors, compaction equipment and wheel loaders.

bauma Germany 2016

For the exhibitors and visitors taking part in bauma, this is an encouraging outlook.

Mining: manufacturers hope a turnaround in sales
The Mining Association, affiliated in the German Engineering Federation, the VDMA, is again reporting falling sales. Nevertheless, it is optimistic that 2017 will bring a return to profit. As regards the global market, too, the analysts are expecting things to improve in 2016 and 2017.

The VDMA Mining Association expects that demand for the metallic but also mineral raw materials extracted in hard-rock mining will increase substantially as a result of a global expansion in alternative methods of energy production. Another reason for this cautious optimism, says Schulte Strathaus, is in the need for raw material producers to reduce costs: "In order to achieve profits in the current low-price environment, they have to increase the efficiency of their machinery and plant, and thereby reduce their costs." A global trend towards increasing safety also benefits the sector, he reports. Many countries, like China and Turkey, were busy making their coal mines safer. And as regards the technology required for this, the German mining industry—at least in underground mining—Germany is the global leader.

The sector seems to be regaining optimism in time for bauma and that is being backed up by the registrations coming in from exhibitors in this area. Mareile Kästner, Exhibition Director of bauma, explains: "The current difficult situation in the sector is not being reflected in the registration figures for exhibitors at bauma. The interest from mining companies and manufacturers of mining products in exhibiting at bauma is still very high."

Following its successful launch at bauma in 2013, the second "THINK BIG!" initiative is being held at bauma 2016. On 3,000 square meters of space, "THINK BIG!" will feature an extensive and interactive program focusing on technical training, educational and career opportunities in the construction and building materials machinery industry.

A total of 16 companies, training institutions and associations will be taking part and offering participants and school children a real hands-on experience, as well as explaining the training options and what's involved in day-to-day work in their companies.

Visit NBM&CW at Hall No. A6, Stall No. 552 at bauma 2016.

A Few Important Participating Companies

Manitowoc to celebrate innovation and growth at bauma 2016

Manitowoc Cranes will present a host of products, including several notable innovations, on its stand at this year's bauma 2016 trade show. The event will mark the first time the company participates in a major trade show as a standalone company following the separation of Manitowoc Cranes and Manitowoc Foodservice from The Manitowoc Company, which is scheduled to occur in the first quarter of 2016.

Manitowoc Grove GMK5250L
Utilizing a larger exhibition area than at bauma 2013, Manitowoc will also be in a new location at the fair, occupying space across stands 1201, 1202 and 1302/1comprising 3,253sq. m, in the outdoor showground. Manitowoc will be highlighting its commitment to innovation and presenting a number of cranes, including several notable new products that offer customers better return on their investment.

Larry Weyers, executive vice president of Manitowoc Cranes, said bauma 2016 will be a landmark event for the company. "We are excited to be at bauma 2016 for the first time as an independent business and at the start of a new chapter in the history of Manitowoc Cranes. But some things haven't changed. For us, our customers remain our primary priority and, in particular, we are focused on helping them achieve more. As a company we talk about our desire to "Build Something Real" and that means delivering real benefits to our customers in five key areas. Those are: return on investment; performance; quality and reliability; customer support; and agility - which means building cranes that customers need. At bauma 2016 we will be showing customers how we are making advances in each of those areas. And this helps them "Build Something Real," he said.

New additions from Manitowoc Cranes at bauma 2016 include some surprises that the company will reveal at the show. Elsewhere there is a new Grove rough-terrain crane, again the first from a newly announced range, plus two new Grove all-terrain cranes. In addition, there will be a crane from the completely new range of MDT CCS tower cranes.

The Grove rough-terrain crane is the GRT8100, and it is among the first new Grove crane designs since the company introduced its pioneering Product Verification Center (PVC) at its factory in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, U.S. The PVC allows Manitowoc to conduct unparalleled levels of testing on components, which, in turn, drives the development of more productive and more reliable cranes which deliver better value to customers. At present, Manitowoc is the only crane manufacturing company operating a facility like the PVC.

Manitowoc Potain MDT 219 Crane
From Grove's homegrown range of all-terrain cranes, built at its plant in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, there will be four units on display including three new units that are all making their first trade show appearance. Details on one of the cranes will not be announced until the show, while the other two new models, the GMK5250L and GMK4100L-1, offer a bevy of innovations, including a new single-engine design that delivers class-leading capacities. A GMK6400 will also be shown.

Potain cranes will also feature strongly on the Manitowoc Cranes booth with both self-erecting cranes, including the popular Igo M 14 which launched at bauma 2013, and top-slewing units on show. From the top-slewing line, the company will show its MR 418 luffing jib crane alongside the MDT 389and MDT 219.The MR 418 was first shown at CONEXPO 2014 and its appearance at bauma 2016 also marks its European premier.

Both the MR 418 and MDT 389 are notable for their capacity and size, which allow contractors to make significant cost and time savings on projects. With a maximum capacity of 24 t, the MR 418 is one of the largest luffing jib cranes from Potain. While the MDT 389, with a 16 t maximum capacity, is the largest crane in the new CCS topless range. The MDT 219 is the largest model in the new MDT CCS City Crane range and is available in either an 8 t version or a 10 t version.

In addition to highlighting its products, Manitowoc will also be showcasing its range of value-added support services. These include Manitowoc Crane Care, its industry-leading customer support division; EnCORE, its refurbishment and remanufacturing arm; Lift Solutions, its in-house engineering team that handles special customer requests for machinery, products or lifts; and Manitowoc Finance, its funding arm. These services are all designed to help Manitowoc crane owners get the most from their purchase and the fastest possible rates of customer payback.

Ammann to Showcase 17 New Products & Several Prototypes

The Ammann at bauma 2016, will showcase products and prototypes that prove the company's commitment to remain an industry leader through both outside acquisitions and internal innovations. The booth will feature 17 new products and several prototypes, including the innovative autonomous plate compactor. The compactor covers a jobsite without an operator, providing high compaction output at greatly reduced operating costs. It is the first autonomous plate compactor on the market.

Ammann ACM100 Prime

Also on display will be concrete plants and mixers developed by Ammann Elba, the company created when German-based Elba was acquired in 2014. Ammann Elba continues to be an industry leader, as proven by its new concrete-mixing plants on display that include the new CBS Elba Concrete Mixing Plant which is designed for small- to medium-sized businesses seeking flexible concrete plant solutions and also a new line of mobile and compact concrete-mixing plants -the CBT 60 Elba Compact Concrete Mixing Plant, which has an hourly output rate of 58 m³/h. The CBT 60 Elba is equipped with an Elba EMS 1000 single-shaft mixer and an integrated linear batcher for storing between 2 and 4 aggregate components. Fast installation times and trouble-free relocation result from the elaborate folding mechanisms. No foundation is required for plant installation.

Ammann CBS 105-150 Elba Concrete Plant
Other new products to be unveiled at bauma highlight Ammann's comprehensive lineup and commitment to provide solutions throughout every stage of the road-building process. Those new products include pavers, forward-moving vibratory plate compactors, soil compactors, pneumatic and trench rollers, an articulated roller with ACE and oscillation, and asphalt plants.

From Asphalt-Mixing Plants range, New SolidBatch plants, QuickBatch (Transport-Optimised Plant) and Prime 100 (Mobile Plant) will be on display.

New SolidBatch plants are built for flexibility, customization and reliability. The SolidBatch 140 and SolidBatch 180, with capacities of 140 tonnes per hour and 180 tonnes per hour, are highly standardised and the base model features few "extras."

The new QuickBatch container plant is engineered for easy, cost-effective transportation and installation while still offering benefits typically associated with stationary facilities - including high-production capacity.

The Prime asphalt plant line has been expanded. The Prime 100 offers a capacity of 100 tonnes per hour and is a smaller, highly mobile version of the popular Prime 140. In addition to its exceptional mobility the Prime 100 is very compact when assembled. Despite its smaller size, the plant still utilises high-quality Ammann core components for optimal performance and output.

Linden Comansa and BKL Team up Again for bauma 2016

Linden Comansa BKL Baukran Logistik
Tower crane manufacturer Linden Comansa and German dealer BKL Baukran Logistik GmbH will exhibit together at bauma 2016. It is for the second time that both companies would present their products and services at a common space after the successful experience from the last edition of bauma.

The co-operation of both companies started in 2011, when BKL bought its first Linden Comansa tower cranes. The first package of four 21 LC 290 and two 11 LC 160 succeeded the field-test that focused on the service and the spare parts supply, as well as on the cranes' reliability, which are key factors for BKL. According to the positive experience, BKL invested in further cranes.

After Bauma 2013 the partnership grew stronger and BKL deployed further investments in trainings and the expansion of the BKL spare part depots. Recently, the German crane specialist enlarged its crane park by two 11 LC 90, two 11 LC 160 and two 16 LC 260. BKL's sale and rental fleet therefore includes now Linden Comansa cranes from 90 up to 750 metre-tonnes.

Liebherr Manufactures Crawler Tractor in the 70 tonnes Category

Liebherr Crawler Tractors
View of the plant of Liebherr-Werk Telfs GmbH
At bauma 2016, Liebherr will showcase the PR 776 Litronic crawler tractor, which is designed for tough mining and quarry operations. With the PR 776, for the first time Liebherr is launching a crawler tractor in the 70 tonnes category in the market.

The PR 776 crawler tractor extends the Liebherr range of crawler tractors. From April 2016, Liebherr will have a total of seven models in its portfolio with operating weights from 17 to 70 tonnes. Whether for heavy ripping work, moving material transport or fine-grading: Liebherr offers powerful machines for diverse applications.

Some new developments are being introduced with the entry to the new size class. But Liebherr also integrates special features of the Generation 6 crawler tractor programme, which have already been tried and tested in practice. These include, for example, proactive power control, the maintenance concept or the modern driver's cab.

Like with all Generation 6 crawler tractors, the main components of the new crawler tractor are manufactured in-house. These are adapted optimally to the requirements of the machinery. Here, Liebherr can draw from over 50 years of experience in the development of crawler tractors.

Wirtgen Group at bauma 2016: Close to our Customers to the Power of 5

For the first time ever, Wirtgen Group will be presenting itself together with Benninghoven at bauma. With a new corporate identity, the Group - with its motto "CLOSE TO OUR CUSTOMERS to the power of 5" — will be showcasing innovative solutions in the Road and Mineral Technologies business sector. In addition to presenting a cross-section of the complete product range, the exhibition also focuses on several world firsts and new solutions by Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven.

In the field of cold milling machines, Wirtgen is presenting two brand new machines for road rehabilitation: the W 120 Ri from the new generation of small milling machines is a mobile rear loader on wheels. The W 150 CFi is a front loader and the most powerful model in the new Compact Class.

Other world firsts include the slipform paver SP 64i and the curing unit TCM 180i, two pioneering machines for high-quality concrete paving.

In its area of core competence - cutting technology - Wirtgen is additionally presenting PKD cutters for cold milling machines, as well as two further innovations in the form of point-attack cutting tools of GENERATION Z and the quick-change toolholder system HT22 which have been specially developed to meet the requirements of cold recycling and soil stabilization.

A giant in the Mini Class: Vögele is presenting the SUPER 800-3i, a machine which demonstrates that even small pavers can play in the big leagues. In the Universal Class, the market leader for pavers is additionally presenting two new models from its SUPER series: the tracked paver SUPER 1600-3i and the wheeled paver SUPER 1603-3i. Two new machines are being premièred in the Special Class: first there is the SUPER 1800-3i with SprayJet module and the new ErgoPlus operating concept for paving thin wearing courses; then there is the brand new InLine Pave train with numerous innovative "Dash 3" features for the construction of compact asphalt pavements.

Wirtgen Slipform Paver
The world market leader for road rollers, Hamm, is presenting the new pivot-steered DV+ series of tandem rollers. For earthworks, Hamm is showcasing the compact rollers H 5i and H 7i from the H CompactLine in Munich. The rubber-wheeled roller GRW 180i, which was developed above all for the European and US markets, is also being premièred at bauma. Hamm is also presenting the H 25i VC compactor with crusher drum which can crush and compact hard material in a single pass.

With a total of nine exhibits, Kleemann is showcasing its entire competence in the field of mobile crushers and screens. A world first premièred by Kleemann, the new MOBICONE MCO 11 PRO cone crusher, was developed for high-performance use in processing natural stone. The manufacturer is additionally presenting a cross-section from its successful EVO range of machines for flexible use at changing locations.

Appearing for the first time at bauma as a member of the Wirtgen Group, Benninghoven is presenting its brand new MBA 2000 mobile asphalt mixing plant with 5-fold screening as standard. The company will be showcasing another highlight in terms of cost-efficiency and responsible use of resources in the recycling of reclaimed asphalt pavement: the innovative technology of the counterflow parallel drum system with hot gas generator. This technology already meets future standards.

For the first time, the Wirtgen Group's future experts will also be represented with their own pavilion. As part of THINK BIG!, the Group will be presenting its training options - including a practical demonstration of the Wirtgen cold milling machine W 60 Ri.

Terex New Innovation at bauma

Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Compact UK, will showcase a number of new additions to its compact equipment portfolio at this year's bauma including a new site dumper - the TA9SP - alongside a new addition to its 2016 backhoe loader portfolio, the TLB830.

Terex Backhoe Loader Range
The TA9SP provides new swivel tip functionality for a 9-tonne payload class machine as well as showcasing a new Powershift Transmission, combined with innovative Auto-Shift technology. The model will also highlight a patent pending Stop-Start technology feature, providing new benefits to machine ownership.

A revolutionary addition to the Terex Compact UK backhoe loader range, the TLB830 has been specifically designed with the rental marketplace in mind. Featuring a Tier 4 Final-compliant 56kW Deutz TCD 3.6 L4 engine (EU) and Tier 3 Perkins 1104 T3 70kW variant for South America and Rest of World (RoW), each model comes with synchro transmission, air conditioning and servo excavator controls as standard.

Besides, Terex Compact Germany (Crailsheim) is launching six new mini excavators from 1.4 to 3.7 tonnes at bauma. New exterior design, operator focused workstation and modern excavator controls are highlights of the models. The result are XL digging performance, XL workstation and XL operation. The new line up for the European Market includes TC14-2, TC16-2, TC19-2, TC22-2, TC35-2 and TC37-2 mini excavators; followed by other models over the next 2 years. This is the biggest new product development offered by the Crailsheim factory.


bauma 2016 is an opportunity for PASCHAL to showcase 'live' the benefits of its products, with the motto 'Efficiency in combination'. The products to be displayed at bauma include PASCHAL climbing system 240 with an anchor cone approved by the building-authority, an anchoring system, 'Multip' system, Allround shoring system TG60, Modular column formwork etc.

Paschal Climbing System
The climbing brackets 240, compatible with all PASCHAL formwork systems, are a feasible and flexible way of reaching great heights in safety because this new kind of climbing system is based on practice-oriented requirements. Among other things, it can be continuously adjusted to inclined structural geometries, at angles of up to +/- 15 degrees. When combined with climbing system 240, the wall formwork systems from PASCHAL can also be used as climbing formwork.

By the building-authority approval Z-21.6-2042 for climbing cone M30/DW15, PASCHAL is now able to offer its customers an anchoring system, approved for the anchoring of climbing system 240, climbing installation 200, climbing platform KBK 180, the dam bracket and the klik-klak beam.

At bauma 2016, PASCHAL will be exhibiting its 'Multip' system, the multi-functional working platform because, in combination with the formwork systems, it becomes a complete system, guaranteeing fast forming times while considering too the safety of concrete workers. The 'climbing' systems from PASCHAL also provide construction companies with that same combination of cost-effectiveness with workplace safety.

Planitec, the IT specialist in the PASCHAL Group, will be demonstrating the updated version of its PPL 10.0 program, including the 'slab formwork' module, and will be providing CAD workstations where you can test it for yourselves at bauma.

Putzmeister to unveil new PUMIs with stepless support and other innovations

Putzmeister Truck Mixer Concrete Pumps
The stepless support allows a flexible and safe machine setup, especially on constricted sites.
At bauma, Putzmeister will present the next generation of its tried and proven truck mixer concrete pumps: the PUMI 25-4 and the 28-4 NEW Generation.

The PUMI 25-4 and the 28-4 new generation are causing a stir with numerous innovations. The stepless support, which offers incredible flexibility on constricted sites in particular, is an absolute novelty.

The 4-arm distributing boom with Z-fold offers optimized slip characteristics. The perfected kinematics enlarges the spatial working range and prevents "dead space". This increases the effectively attainable operating reach.

The PUMI 25-4 and the 28-4 NEW Generation are the first truck mixer concrete pumps to be fitted with the Ergonic® 2.0 control. An operating concept developed specifically for the machines makes operation of new PUMIs intuitive and hence very simple. The machine support is controlled by the Ergonic® Setup Control (ESC) safety system. The support ranges are displayed to the operator, thereby minimizing operating errors.

The newly developed S-piston pump with large hopper, ideal accessibility and optimised performance data was developed specifically for PUMI applications.

In order to counteract wear, Putzmeister has further refined the design of its machines. The torsion-resistant integral frame and shape-optimised mixer drum ensure a consistent axle load distribution, preserving the machine over the long term and keeping operating costs low. The new PUMIs are proving to be eco-friendly and economic thanks to lower operating fluid consumption and reduced exhaust and noise emissions.

As usual, the PUMI 25-4 and PUMI 28-4 NEW Generation are available with either piston or rotor pump.


ANMOPYC, Spanish Manufacturers Association of Construction, Public Works and Mining Equipment, with its 52 members will attend bauma 2016.

ANMOPYC was founded in 1.982 as the sole representative of construction sector in Spain. Its main aim is promoting exports of its members worldwide, to give them encouragement for manufacturing of safe machines and equipment and strengthen R + D activities in construction sector.

The accurate and professional work developed by ANMOPYC has contributed to the progressive increase not only of their members but also of the promotional activities. ANMOPYC currently represents about 100 companies all over Spain. They entrust of the Association to the guidance of their promotion abroad.

ANMOPYC booth (Hall A1 Stand 218) will be the meeting point of Spanish construction and also the place to get information about spanish equipment manufactured by its members. The member companies participating at the show are Ausa, Prensoland, MTG, Linden Comansa, Sanz, RUBI, ALBA, MEIN, Moldtech, Alsina, BYG, NUBA, Maprein, CAMAC, DICSA, Roquet and many more.

CASE showcases complete solutions and new introductions for construction businesses

CASE Construction Equipment will show its full line of equipment and services for the construction industry at bauma. At its stand, the visitors will discover the new D Series crawler excavator models and the 580ST backhoe loader featuring the new backhoe boom and loader arm that will be launched at the exhibition. Also in pride of place will be the best-in-class grader, "the new leader in the CASE team" that extended the brand's offering. New features of the CASE® SiteWatchTMtelematics system will also be unveiled at the show.

Case Crawler Excavator
CASE will expand the range of D Series crawler excavators, with five new models - the CX130D, CX160D and CX180D in the medium range and the CX490D and CX500D heavy models. Like the previously launched models, the new additions to the range stand out for their productivity, with their fast cycles, and their efficiency. They all feature Tier 4 Final (Stage IV) maintenance-free technology with no DPF that results inlow running costs. The big performance comes with superior comfort and safety.

CASE will also introduce a new backhoe design with in-line cylinder geometry and inner Extendahoe on its 580ST model. This will be available in addition to the existing CASE DNA boom with overlapping cylinders and outer Extendahoe, giving customers the choice of design that best matches their requirements.

An extensive range of F Series wheel loaders will be on display across the stand, with units in the Aggregates, Recycling, Road Building and Urban Construction areas. The latter will also showcase the brand's ranges of skid steer loaders and mini excavators, which are particularly well suited to this type of application. Also in this area of the stand will be the CX80 midi excavator that satisfies the most demanding customers with its superior comfort and premium features.


DOLL, this year, will exhibit DOLL panther and Semi low-loaders trailers which have been optimized regarding Payload and application area, Price-performance ratio, Quality and reliability, safety and longevity.

DOLL 4 Axle Panther Low Loader
The 4-axle panther low-loader in 1 + 3 combination (type T4E-S2A) is the result of consistent further development of the panther series according to the market's requirements. These are mostly payload optimized vehicles combined with easy handling for the construction industry.

The 1-axle dolly and the 3-axle rear running gear are the perfect combination for an optimum load distribution in the low-bed (even in extended version) with a payload of approx. 50 t. The trailer combination exhibited will be illustrating a dolly which is firmly fixed to the gooseneck.

The loading process of construction machinery can be effected via hydraulic rear ramps and a hydraulically liftable low-bed which is a clear advantage in narrow building lots. On the other side, removable dolly versions, which can only be loaded from the front side, require more shunting which is not even possible due to the lack of space.

With the combination exhibited, DOLL has manufactured a trailer type which can be utilized for all kinds of construction machinery - even the newly developed offset feeders can be transported without any problems thanks to an intermediate table.

The second trailer on display will be a versatile all-rounder for every vehicle fleet related to construction. The 4-axle semi low-loader with the proven DOLL friction steered axle is extendible and equipped with a hydraulic double ramp, a rear excavator recess and wheel recesses between the first and second axle.

Peri-Best problem-solving expertise in formwork and scaffolding

PERI Formwork Scaffolding
PERI will be presenting the very latest formwork and scaffolding technology at bauma. The focus will be on a range of innovations, practical system enhancements as well as further developments for different applications and target groups. Moreover, during the show, PERI experts with their extensive background knowledge from the various company departments will be on hand to explain all services in great detail backed up by specific references.

At bauma, a comprehensive portfolio will be presented ranging from simple, product-related apps (MULTIFLEX) for day-to-day work assignments through to more advanced CAD solutions and BIM applications.

For tunnel construction, PERI is presenting for the first time at a bauma an exhibit featuring gallery formwork. A formwork assembly used in mining construction techniques will be shown which is comprised mainly of rentable system components. Also on display is the transition point to the portal area including stopend formwork.

For the first time, a large-sized formwork panel for meeting the high requirements placed on concrete surfaces will be shown which boasts two different surfaces. With the new formlining sheet, both gloss and matt concrete surfaces can be realized.

Moreoever, PERI is presenting the sealing technology for anchor points that is required on concrete walls. The complete product spectrum ranges from simple plugs for formwork anchor holes through to systems used for architectural concrete applications or the construction of wastewater treatment plants, structures in the chemical industry and containers.

That apart, Peri will also display its other existing and new innovations during the show.

Alimak Hek

Alimak Hek, a global market leader and pioneer in designing, developing, manufacturing and servicing rack and pinion vertical access solutions will display its latest innovation at bauma that include HEK MC 650 and HEK MC 450 mast climbing work platforms, ALIMAK TCL tower crane lift, heavy-duty ALIMAK SCANDO 65/32 construction hoists, and an upgraded Alimak Scando 650 construction hoist.

Alimak Hek Vertical Access Solutions
Alimak Hek introduces the latest generation of mast climbing work platforms with the launch of the new HEK MC 650 and HEK MC 450 which continues to deliver on the Company's commitment to quality, productivity and safety, offering an efficient work platform solution at a competitive market price. Designed to provide flexible access to façades, improved movement of goods and materials, and a stable and clear workspace, Alimak Hek's mast climbing work platforms offer the perfect logistical solution for even the most challenging sites. Quick installation and dismantle, minimal site interruption (compared to traditional scaffolding), and improved efficiency in the loading and unloading of materials ensures increased productivity and the resulting time and cost savings. Both platforms are available in a single or twin configuration, and offer adjustable platform lengths and widths for ultimate flexibility on site.

As part of an ongoing product portfolio expansion, Alimak Hek will introduce two new construction hoists-the heavy-duty ALIMAK SCANDO 65/32 which offers outstanding performance and impressive payload capacities, while the medium range ALIMAK SCANDO 45/30 is designed to efficiently transport passengers and materials on even the most challenging construction sites. Both the ALIMAK SCANDO 65/32 and the ALIMAK SCANDO 45/30 are available in single or dual car configurations, with either a Direct-on-Line (DOL) or Frequency Control (FC) motor system. These DOL or FC motors drive the unit via a high-efficiency helical gearbox designed and manufactured by Alimak Hek. Equipped with a modern microprocessor control system, both hoists offer stop-next-landing control for simple operation and ease of use.


Elematic started to build their precast technology in 1959 in Finland, and currently, it is a one-stop supplier of complete precast concrete plants with over 3600 deliveries worldwide. The company does not only supply complete plants but also single machines and comprehensive support in the application of the precast method to building construction.

Elematic Precast Concrete Plants
Being a leading manufacturer of precast concrete plants and production lines, Elematic is launching new technology level choices to their Acotec wall production lines at bauma. Acotec line is meant for manufacturing of light, non-load bearing, room-high precast partition wall panels. The new technology levels are called SEMI, PRO and EDGE, and they differ by the degree of automation and capacity as well as the required investment size. All lines are quick and simple to install, run and maintain and require only very limited land area.

The three new technology levels: SEMI, PRO and EDGE are launched in order to meet the varying customer needs. The SEMI line, with a production capacity of 80m2 per hour, is the simplest of them all and is an excellent choice for anyone starting up in the business. It features a smart combined restacker handler and automation only for the key processes. The PRO line offers a higher capacity of 100 m2 per hour with automated functions for all main processes: sawing, trimming, stacking, restacking, cleaning & oiling, plate handling and pallet circulation. The fully-automatic Acotec EDGE offers a top-rate capacity of 120 m2 per hour and needs only two operators to run. All the lines - SEMI, PRO and EDGE - feature a new advanced production control system. Thanks to the system, a simple, modern user interface shows detailed data on every function in the whole process.

Apart from these innovations, Elematic cements their strong know-how in precast production automation by a new software product to be launched at bauma. The manufacturing execution system for precast floors will offer a complete solution to optimize hollow core slab production. Developed based on users' needs, the new system focuses on enhancing the efficiency of hollow core slab production. It optimizes the use of production lines and work schedules and monitors the work progress.

Trimble to Demonstrate the Construction Continuum at bauma 2016

Trimble's mix of hardware, software and mobility technologies streamlines communication and collaboration throughout the construction lifecycle. Connecting people, machines and projects delivers real-time data to infrastructure owners, engineering firms and civil contractors for enhanced information about material, people and asset utilization, resulting in improved productivity.

For years, construction companies have realized the benefits of modeling software. These days it's fairly typical to see companies using software to take third-party information from a design package and create a model for use in the field. The next generation of civil engineering and construction software will provide a much broader scope of capabilities.

At bauma 2016, Trimble will show the process and benefits to building a Construction-ready Model with rich "intelligent" data that can serve as the foundation of how contractors plan and execute construction projects. With intelligent modeling, users will be able to add and remove information in real time while simultaneously looking at multiple ways to perform construction work instead of making manual modifications. The ability to build construction-ready models is significant because it will enable designers and engineers to run multiple scenarios quickly and easily that accurately translate to a constructible model that contractors can effectively build against.

Trimble Civil Building Information Modeling
Civil Building Information Modeling (BIM) and building a Construction-ready Model

Pairing this sort of interactive modeling with 'intelligent' data frees engineers and architects to quickly analyze changes and "what if" design scenarios in the context of the physical environment. The potential impact is huge for saving time on rework, accelerating the building phase, and ultimately producing higher-quality projects.

Trimble continues to expand its Connected Site® capabilities to provide enhanced, rich, real-time information and data in the field, in the office and throughout the project. This extended capability better enables contractors to achieve faster project completion with reduced costs, improved safety and reduced environmental impact.

At bauma 2016, Trimble will demonstrate and reinforce how Connected Site solutions transform the workflows of grading and excavating contractors, paving contractors, drilling and piling contractors, and site and utility contractors. Demonstrations will cover site data management, productivity management, and tracking and inspection, focusing on how contractors can check site productivity anytime from anywhere.

Visit Trimble and their SITECH® Technology Dealers at bauma 2016 in hall A3 stand no. 337 to learn more about how you can leverage technology to achieve faster project completion with reduced costs, improved safety and reduced environmental impact.

Haulotte Gears up to Present New Offerings

Haulotte Telehandler
Haulotte Group is one again showcasing its know-how at bauma, giving its customers and partners a warm welcome on its stand to exchange views, demonstrate its expertise by exhibiting a wide range of products, with its continuous goal of addressing the needs of customers and prospects.

Being more than simply a supplier, Haulotte is a provider of global solutions whose primary focus is effectively meeting the day-to-day needs and specific operating requirements of its customers and users. At bauma 2016, Haulotte will exhibit its existing and new range of products which perfectly meet its customer requirements that include: expanded offering of telehandlers HTL 5210, new STAR6, New Optimum 8 besides many more innovations.

Telehandler HTL 5210
Haulotte will present its expanded offering of telehandlers HTL 5210, which offers the best load rating for the 10 m segment with a lift capacity of 5.2 tonnes up to a height of 10 m, representing a maximum forward reach at 3.5 tonnes to 5.8 m with the stabiliser.

Haulotte expands its offering of telehandlers that now includes three ranges:
  • COMPACT range: HTL3210 - HTL3510 - HTL4010
  • HIGHT LIFT range: HTL3614 - HTL3617 - HTL4014 - HTL4017
  • HEAVY LOAD CAPACITY range: HTL5210 - HTL6508 - HTL7210
STAR6 is the best solution for executing day-to-day work tasks efficiently and safely in both indoor and outdoor environments. This new vertical mast brings uncompromising quality:
  • Optimal agility in confined working areas
  • Smart transportability
  • Longer lifespan
  • Minimal maintenance to optimize costs and reduce downtime
The New Optimum 8, a Concentrate of Energy
Optimum 8 is able to navigate worksites indoors and outdoors, economical in all circumstances:
  • Nothing stops it
  • Always ready for action
  • Incredibly economical
The STAR range: STAR 8 and STAR 10
New generation of vertical masts with jib, they were designed to be simple, robust, reliable and able to sneak around in all circumstances. These benefits are significant
  • Optimal agility in confined working areas
  • Minimal maintenance and downtime
  • Longer lifetime
  • Smart transportability
The articulated boom HA20 RTJ
Haulotte Telehandler HTL 5210
The HA20 RTJ, has a sleek design reflecting Haulotte's commitment to offering machines 'made for your business.' Every detail has brought to an optimal level of performance to meet three objectives: maximize productivity, taking care of your budget and ensure the safety of the operators. Its strengths:
  • The ideal combination weight-dimensions-power-performance
  • Comfort and ease of use
  • Modular basket even more robust, more durable and ergonomic
Rough-terrain telescopic boom HT23 RTJ
An aerial work platform which beats all records and delights users with best in class performances:
  • The best working envelope
  • The fastest lifting speed
  • Fully proportional and simultaneous movements
  • Results in an optimal productivity
Besides these, Haulotte will also present its financing solutions and Associated services at the show.

Skyjack To Expand Product Portfolio at bauma

Skyjack Scissor Lift
Linamar Corporation's (TSX-LNR) Skyjack division, is a world leader in manufacturing aerial work platforms and its attendance at bauma will showcase the company's ever-expanding product portfolio. The company will unveil two new products -the SJIII 4740 DC electric scissor lift and the SJ30 ARJE articulating boom with rotating jib at bauma, besides displaying its existing range of simply reliable aerial work platforms and accessories. Skyjack's line up at the trade fair highlights its ongoing commitment to building robust, easy-to-use, simply reliable machines.

The SJIII 4740 is the tallest DC electric scissor Skyjack has ever produced and boasts impressive platform height and working height capabilities. With a maximum working height of 13.8 m (45.3 ft) and maximum weight capacity of 350 kg (771.61 lb), the latest scissor opens up a new class for Skyjack, offering customers more choice.

At bauma, Skyjack is showcasing its full range of products designed to appeal to both new and existing Skyjack customers that include: Vertical mast lifts - SJ12 and SJ16, DC electric scissor lifts - SJIII 3219, SJIII 3226, SJIII 4626 and SJIII 4740, Rough terrain scissor lifts - SJ6826 RT, SJ 6832 RTE, SJ8831 RT and SJ9250 RT, Articulating boom lifts - SJ30 ARJE, SJ46 AJ and SJ63 AJ, and Telescopic boom lift - SJ86 T. In addition, Skyjack will also display its range of accessories, including pipe racks, material handler and board carriers.


WOLFFKRAN Flat Top Crane
At this year's bauma, premium manufacturer WOLFFKRAN will present its biggest flat-top crane ever- WOLFF 7534 clear and the best of 30 years of innovation in luffing technology with a new luffing crane model WOLFF 275 B. In line with this year's motto of World Wide WOLFF, WOLFFKRAN will also be showcasing the US version of its bestseller luffing cranes. A proven cross model and various standard components will round off the leader of pack's exhibition display. In addition to the product innovations, the exhibition stand will place special emphasis on the worldwide presence of the red WOLFFs.

The two new additions are accompanied by the experienced WOLFF 8033 cross of the 450 mt class. Its impressive lifting capacity paired with extremely easy assembly, comparable with the assembly of a model in the 300 mt range, make this WOLFF one of the most popular saddle jib cranes in XXL class.

Palfinger-A Technological Pacesetter for Hydraulic Lifting and Work Systems

Palfinger Truck Mounted Fork lifts
At bauma, Palfinger will demonstrate a wide product range, extending from the latest heavy-duty crane PK 165.002 TEC 7 and timber and recycling cranes right up to container handling systems, truck-mounted forklifts and access platforms.

Designed for carrier vehicles with a maximum permissible gross vehicle weight of 32 tonnes, the PK 165.002 TEC 7 achieves a new dimension in terms of weight saving. The PK 165.002 TEC 7 combines extraordinary strength with a large reach, yet is 800 kg lighter than its predecessor, the PK 150.002.

PALFINGER is the first crane manufacturer to offer a personal protection mode for loader cranes and is thus an absolute pioneer when it comes to safety. Once again, the company is getting top marks in construction material transport with the innovative L-crane model series. In addition to familiar features such as a 440° slewing angle and an excellent loading height, the technical innovations in the L-crane series are impressive: slewing gear mounted in an oil bath, internally routed hoses and an ergonomically optimized top seat with new joystick control. These characteristics improve the efficiency of the day-to-day handling of building materials and are a strong argument for the new L series.

G&Z Breaks into Single-Lane Paving Class with New S400 Slipform Paver

GZ Slipform Paver
G&Z will launch its S400 to the Worldwide Market at bauma 2016. The S400 will be displayed packed with features including G&Z's exclusive TeleEnd, AccuSteer, SmartLeg, VariWidth and EGON features.

The new G&Z S400 Multi-Purpose Slipform Paver delivers the top performance contractors have come to expect from G&Z, while adding even greater value. The S400 entry-level single/dual-lane concrete paver offers the versatility to economically tackle a wide variety of applications, including: city streets, ramps, shoulders, highways, airports, dual-lane, off-set, zero- or minimum-clearanceprojects and barrier walls.

With its standard telescopic range of 2m to 5.3m, the S400 allows contractors to pave most single-lane applications without the need for bolt-on extensions. With optional extensions, the S400 paves out to 7.5m, giving contactors a combination single and dual-lane slipform paver to increase machine utilization. Designed around a multi-purpose tractor frame boasting a universal bolting pattern, contractors can easily take advantage of this S400's design feature to easily mount barrier molds, offset kit hangers and attachments, allowing the contractor to pave multiple applications without major machine reconfiguration.

Comer Industries: Excellence, Innovation and Boosted Efficiency for Integrated Power Transmission Solutions

Comer Industries OEMS
At bauma, Comer Industries' integrated systems for major OEMs will be on display, featuring design solutions for boosted efficiency and increased power density (Hall A4, Booth 139).

Comer's focus on customers brought major advancements in field tests with gauged and monitored vehicles: several OEMs had already planned to introduce Comer Industries' solutions in their new Tier 4 Final vehicles. These machines, equipped with Comer Industries' complete driveline systems, will be on show at bauma 2016: Atlas Weyhausen's new Soil Compactor AW1070 and Thaler's new 200 series Compact Wheel Loader are two examples of a successful cooperation.

Comer Industries' new solutions on display at bauma include advanced transmissions such as:

S-46 HYDRO axle (patent pending) for compact wheeled vehicles-The standard axle S-046 has been modified in order to host a hydrostatic radial motor in line with the input shaft and allowing four wheel drive connection. The new system solution provides better machine performances compared to the current market solutions and improved drive line layout by reducing installation room needed under the vehicle.

System composed of axle F-128 and planetary drive PG-161 for soil compactors- Comer Industries has developed and implemented a complete driveline system solution for the single drum soil compactors. This drive package incorporates a wheel drive for the front drum and a planetary drive combined with the rear axle to propel the wheels on the rear of the machine. The rear axle drive-line assures a high reduction ratio combined with a low space impact under the vehicle.

Comer Industries will also be introducing the new Rotating housing drive PGR-3600 for construction equipment.

Ausa presents its complete range at bauma

AUSA Dumpers
At bauma, AUSA will be attending with a wide representation of its products: dumpers, forklifts, telehandlers, multitask and street sweeper vehicles. Almost the complete AUSA range!

The industrial range and the Dumper line in particular will be covered with five different dumpers- D100AHA, D1000 APG, (this is AUSA biggest articulated chassis dumper of 10.000kg), D120AHG, D350AHG, and D600APG, with 1.200kg, 3.500Kg and 6.000kg of load capacity respectively.

There will be three AUSA models of forklifts exposed: the C150Hx4, the C250Hx4 and the C500Hx4. The C150Hx4 is a very compact, robust and maneuverable vehicle, able to load up to 1.500kg. The C250Hx4 is a compact, reliable and powerful machine, with 2.500Kg capacity. The spacious and ergonomic C500Hx4 forklift model, with 5.000Kg capacity is equipped with the new EU Stage IIIB engine.

The telescopic handler line of AUSA will be represented with two models: the Taurulift T144 H and the T235 H. The AUSA URBAN range will not be left out of the exhibition, with the presence of a vacuum street sweeper: the B200H, with 2m3 capacity and equipped with the Euro VI engine, the best ally to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Concerning the AUSA compact multitask vehicles, the model that will be displayed is the M 350 H.
NBM&CW February 2016
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