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Potain Hup 40-30 Grove GMK5150L and GMK4100L-1 make UK debut at Vertikal Days 2017

  • Manitowoc showcased the Potain Hup 40-30 Grove GMK5150L GMK4100L-1 and RT540E cranes as well as a variety of customer services at Vertikal Days 2017.
  • This year’s show was held at a new location Silverstone motor racing track in Towcester England.

Manitowoc celebrated a successful appearance at one of Europe’s biggest construction equipment trade shows Vertikal Days 2017. The company presented the Grove GMK4100L-1 GMK5150L and Potain Hup 40-30 cranes in the UK for the first time alongside the Grove RT540E crane. Redditch-based UK Potain distributor Ladybird Crane Hire partnered with the company to show off the Hup 40-30 and UK Grove rough-terrain crane distributor Universal Cranes supported with the RT540E. Grove distributor for Ireland Irlequip was also in attendance. Manitowoc highlighted industry-leading services at the event that included Manitowoc Crane Care and Manitowoc Finance.

“Vertikal Days 2017 was a great success and we took advantage of the opportunity to showcase our new cranes and technologies to the European market ” explained Steve Barnett Manitowoc commercial director for UK Ireland and Scandinavia. “The Hup 40-30 GMK5150L and GMK4100L-1 generated a great deal of interest in particular as it was the first time many customers had seen these cranes in person.”

The two-day trade show was well attended attracting more than 2 600 visitors and 140 exhibitors. It was the first time Vertikal Days was held at Silverstone the home of the British Grand Prix. 

Cristelle Lacourt
Manitowoc Cranes
+33 472 182 018

Andreas Cremer
Manitowoc Cranes
+49 4421 294 4276