New Potain MCR 295 luffing jib crane launches at bauma China

Manitowoc Potain MCR 295

Manitowoc will use bauma China 2016 to introduce a new Potain luffing jib crane for the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin American markets. The Potain MCR 295 will be the largest luffing jib crane from the Manitowoc manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, China. The crane will take center stage on the company's booth at the event, which will be located on Stand A.02 in the outdoor area. This year's bauma China will take place between November 22 and 25 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

MCR 295 in the spotlight
Potain MCR 295 at bauma China
The Potain MCR 295 will be available in three variations, each with their own rated capacity and load chart. The MCR 295 H16 will have a 16 t maximum capacity; the MCR 295 H20 will have a 20 t maximum capacity; and the MCR 295 H25 will have a 25 t maximum capacity. All three will feature a lengthy 60 m maximum jib.

As with all luffing jib cranes, the new MCR 295 is ideal for job sites with tight working quarters with a compact 2 m x 2 m footprint and the optional Top Tracing II anti-collision system. Owners can choose from a variety of winch options, all with Potain's unique variable frequency drive technology that offers smoother acceleration and closer control. Winch options for the MCR 295 are: the 75 LVF 40 Optima or the 100 LVF 40 Optima on the 16 t version; the 100 LVF Optima 50 or the 150 LVF 50 GH Optima/180 LVF 50 GH Optima (depending on power supply) on the 20 t version; and the 100 LVF 63 Optima or the 150 LVF 63 GH Optima/180 LVF 63 GH Optima (depending on power supply) for the 25 t version.

"With so many options for this new range of MCR 295 cranes, users can choose the exact model with the best load curve and line speed to suit their needs," said Leong Kwong-Joon, Regional Product Manager for tower cranes at Manitowoc. "With luffing jib crane sales on the rise, we wanted to add another choice from our Zhangjiagang plant to meet the increasing needs of our customers in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The specifications of the MCR 295 make it well-suited for today's construction sites, and the ease of assembly and compact footprint of the crane make it especially attractive."

Manitowoc in China
Christophe Simoncelli, Vice President of tower crane sales, Asia and the Middle East, said that bauma China represents a great opportunity for Manitowoc to reinforce its position in the Asian market by underlining the high level of innovation it brings to the industry.

"The addition of the Potain MCR 295 is an example of driving innovation in China and other regions to help our customers increase their return on investment," he explained. "Recent years have seen an increasing number of contractors employ more machines on job sites to accelerate construction schedules, and our luffing jib tower cranes continue to grow in popularity thanks to the many decades of experience we've gained through working in this region."

Manitowoc operates in China both through its direct sales organization and a comprehensive network of dealers. It began manufacturing cranes in the country in the early 1990s.

"Over the years, bauma China has become one of our most important events in the region - it gives us a great opportunity to connect with customers first hand and learn about their lifting needs," said Simoncelli.

The last bauma China event in 2014 welcomed close to 190,000 visitors from 148 countries, including over 25,000 from outside China.
Lifting & Specialized Transport October-December 2016
NBEE: Meeting Challenges with Tech-Enabled Machines

NBEE: Meeting Challenges with Tech-Enabled Machines

Nilesh Bhorkar, Chairman & Managing Director, NB Equipments & Engineering, shares the challenges in the market and the company’s strategies to strengthen its position in the face of competition.

Read more ...

Rough Terrain Crane Sector Seeing High Traction: Tadano, Liebherr & ACE

Rough Terrain Crane Sector Seeing High Traction: Tadano, Liebherr & ACE

Amidst the dynamic landscape of India's construction industry, the rough terrain cranes sector is experiencing a notable surge in activity, driven by evolving demand patterns. Manufacturers like Tadano, Liebherr and ACE are swiftly adapting

Read more ...

Growing Mechanization in India’s Real Estate Construction Sector: CMAC

Growing Mechanization in India’s Real Estate Construction Sector: CMAC

From modest beginnings marked by reliance on traditional construction methods to the present era of sophisticated technology-driven solutions, the real estate sector is seeing a significant shift in the way vertical construction

Read more ...

Alpha Services leading innovation in Mobile and Fixed Tower Cranes

Alpha Services leading innovation in Mobile and Fixed Tower Cranes

Alpha Services, a company that introduced Mobile Tower Cranes to the Indian market in 1988, is today a leading play‎er in the segment and is also growing steadily in the Fixed Tower crane segment. The cranes are designed for material handling jobs

Read more ...

Preventing Tower Crane Accidents

Preventing Tower Crane Accidents

Crane accidents are a prevalent concern worldwide. The accidents stem from factors like operator errors, unpredictable wind gusts, overloading, and structural deficiencies, necessitating proactive measures to mitigate potential risks and

Read more ...

Tower Crane Market: ACE, Liebherr India & Alpha Cranes

Tower Crane Market: ACE, Liebherr India & Alpha Cranes

The Indian construction industry is seeking efficient and high capacity lifting solutions for the construction of high-rise buildings and mega infrastructure projects. This demand is being met by tower cranes, as they can lift heavy loads

Read more ...

Manitou: Backhoe loaders, scissor lifts, telehandlers

Manitou: Backhoe loaders, scissor lifts, telehandlers

Manitou South Asia, a Manitou Group subsidiary, showcased its backhoe loader, telehandler, and skid steer loader, which exemplified the brand’s adherence to BS (CEV) V standards that meet the latest regulatory requirements.

Read more ...

ACE: New Tower & Pick-n-Carry Cranes, upgraded Backhoe Loader

ACE: New Tower & Pick-n-Carry Cranes, upgraded Backhoe Loader

Indian Construction Equipment manufacturing conglomerate, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) displayed its new range of tower cranes, new pick-n-carry cranes, and an upgraded version of its backhoe loaders at Excon. The new 6 to 8-ton

Read more ...

Liebherr: Tower & mobile Cranes, loaders & dozers for Indian market

Liebherr: Tower & mobile Cranes, loaders & dozers for Indian market

On display at Excon were NC-LH 12-55 tower crane, the LRT 1100-2.1 rough terrain crane, the L 550 and L 566 wheel loaders, and the PR 736 crawler dozer - all of which offer customised solutions for the Indian construction industry.

Read more ...

Abhay Rana's Versatile MAGNI Rotating Telehandlers

Abhay Rana's Versatile MAGNI Rotating Telehandlers

Abhay Rana Infra Services Private Limited, which entered into an Exclusive Distribution tie-up with Magni Telehandlers for India in 2023, exhibited the Rotating Telehandlers for the first time at Excon. The Rotating Telehandlers are very

Read more ...

Everest Engineering offers world's largest Passenger Hoist

Everest Engineering offers world's largest Passenger Hoist

Everest Engineering Equipment introduced the world's largest passenger hoist, with a remarkable 3.2-ton capacity and twin cages of a total 6.4 tons. What makes it stand out is its operation on a single mast, offering a unique and

Read more ...

Sarens: Transported & Installs 16 Wind Turbines at Jagaluru Wind Farm

Sarens: Transported & Installs 16 Wind Turbines at Jagaluru Wind Farm

Sarens, a world leader in heavy lifting, engineered transport and crane rental solutions, has been entrusted with the lifting of sixteen EN3.3MW 140mHH wind turbines at the Jagaluru hybrid plant in Karnataka. This TCI (Transport, Crane and Installation) project

Read more ...

Sarens Deploys Boom Crane & Lifting Tackles for Tata Steel Project

Sarens Deploys Boom Crane & Lifting Tackles for Tata Steel Project

Working on the biggest and boldest projects in the world is Saren–the reason why we were proud to help Tata Steel Limited construct the largest blast furnace in India. As part of this operation, Sarens deployed our 1.600MT-capacity crawler lattice boom crane

Read more ...

Mammoet Deploys Three World’s Largest Heavy Lift Ring Cranes In India

Mammoet Deploys Three World’s Largest Heavy Lift Ring Cranes In India

Mammoet, the global leader in heavy lifting and transport solutions, is proud to announce the deployment of three of the world's largest heavy lift ring cranes (with a combined 8,600-t of lifting power) in the country's energy industry. This is the first time

Read more ...

Crawler Cranes Increased Usage Across Industries: Liebherr and ACE

Crawler Cranes Increased Usage Across Industries: Liebherr and ACE

Crawler crane manufacturers like Liebherr Cranes India and Action Construction Equipment are bullish on demand prospects in view of the large-scale infra development projects being planned across industries such as petrochemical, power stations, metallurgical

Read more ...

Jungheinrich: Forklifts, Trucks & Logistics Solutions

Jungheinrich: Forklifts, Trucks & Logistics Solutions

Jungheinrich Lift Truck India, a 100% subsidiary of Jungheinrich AG, offers a comprehensive product portfolio of Material Handling Equipment that includes Pallet Trucks, Forklift Trucks, Reach Trucks, and Tow Tractors, besides Logistics Systems & Services

Read more ...

Multiple Benefits of Mobile Cranes Behind Demand

Multiple Benefits of Mobile Cranes Behind Demand

Prominent crane manufacturing companies Liebherr, Schwing Stetter India, and ACE share their views on the current market for mobile cranes and their latest offerings, with P.P. Basistha. Demand for mobile cranes namely all-terrain, truck cranes, and pick-and

Read more ...

MKK Logistics Takes Enerpac Hydraulic Gantry Crane to Higher Level

MKK Logistics Takes Enerpac Hydraulic Gantry Crane to Higher Level

Operating at a height of 14m, Bangladesh-based MKK Logistics, an enterprise of Shams Group of Companies, has used an Enerpac SBL900 hydraulic gantry crane to successfully install a 130t HPIP turbine at a 718MW Combined Cycle Power Plant at Meghnaghat

Read more ...

L&T, Tata Projects & IRB Infrastructure Join MYCRANE

L&T, Tata Projects & IRB Infrastructure Join MYCRANE

Three more global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies have registered at the MYCRANE platform, following successful meetings at the bauma Conexpo event in India. Recognising the cost and time savings on offer, Larsen & Toubro

Read more ...

To get latest updates on whatsapp, Save +91 93545 87773 and send us a 'Saved' message
Click Here to Subscribe to Our eNewsletter.