XCMG Cranes has made a flying start to 2024, exporting over 200 mobile cranes to the global crane market before January 5.
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According to a press release from the manufacturer, the shipments featured a range of high-tonnage, customised lifting equipment that were reflective of the “growing strength” of China’s manufacturing sector. Sun Jianzhong, Vice President of XCMG Machinery and General Manager of the Hoisting Machinery Division, said that XCMG Crane’s focus over the past year had been on “product innovation”, and that both “wheeled and tracked” models continued to “maintain their leading positions in the market”.
“The company’s mobile cranes have achieved the highest year-on-year growth in orders and sales in the industry,” he said. “The optimised product mix has led to record sales of large-tonnage cranes; XCMG Crane has established itself as an industry leader with its ultra-large cranes of 750 tonnes and above.”
As evidenced by its showing at the 2023 CICA National Conference, XCMG is tailoring its cranes to customer demands, redesigning the cylinder, reprogramming the equipment, and incorporating load-scaling functionality to fit lifting requirements in complex environments in Australia’s climate. In the global setting, XCMG’s cranes possess hydraulic systems that function efficiently in temperatures of 60 degrees in the Middle East, as well as engine preheating functionality to ensure smooth starts in the extreme cold that is present in parts of Central Asia. On top of that, the manufacturer has also redesigned the chassis of cranes heading to Central Asia to ensure strong traction and grounding force, adapting to the frequently challenging road conditions throughout the region.
XCMG’s cranes are dealt across Australia on the East Coast by D&D Diesel Services and Ronco Construction Equipment on the West Coast.
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