Netherlands based distributor HDW has acquired Time Benelux, the Belgian distributor for Versalift and Ruthmann. The business has been renamed HDW Belux. All employees of Time Benelux will continue in the new organisation.
HDW Belux will establish its headquarters at the Time Benelux depot in Tienen, Belgium, and will concentrate on the sales and service of Versalift and Ruthmann vehicle mounted lifts, and will also add Genie to its range. HDW has been the Genie distributor for the Benelux region since 1995. It added the Time Versalift distribution for the Netherlands in July of last year.
TIME Danmark has opened up a new location in Hedehusene on Sealand and closed the previous location in Skovlunde. The new location, TIME Danmark East, is effective immediately the new base for all sales and service in Eastern Denmark for all the products offered by TIME Danmark.
TIME Danmark East is located on Guldalderen 6D in Hedehusene and very accessible from all of Sealand, as it is located right by the freeway exit. The improved geographical location improves the logistics for service operators and customers as transport times to and from the premises will decrease.
“The new TIME Danmark East location is an improvement of our Sealand presence. The location is excellent and the facilities easily match the level of quality, you would expect from TIME,” says Per Torp, CEO of TIME Danmark.
We are proud to announce the return of our company magazine, TIME World News. The magazine has been redesigned and greatly expanded and now contains even more company, product and distributor news. We plan to publish a version of the magazine 3 - 4 times a year.
In the 12th edition, you can read about the new products presented at ICUEE 2015 including the 66 m high voltage insulated Skybird 215I. The next issue, planned for a spring 2016 release, will focus on the upcoming show of 2016, Bauma.
The Czech power company CEZ has taken delivery of a high voltage insulated Versalift VO-355-MHI from TIME International and the Czech Versalift distributor Statech.
The full hydraulic unit features a 101° articulated lower boom with a fiberglass insert and a side mounted upper boom with 210° of articulation. Rated for 69 kV, the VO-355-MHI will be used for live line maintenance of the Czech power grid.
Bayernwerk AG, the largest regional power supply company in Bavaria, has taken delivery of a high voltage insulated Versalift VST-5500-MHI from TIME International and Ruthmann.
Mounted on a MAN TGM 13.290 chassis, the Versalift VST-5500-MHI features an articulated lower boom and a telescopic upper boom with insulated fiberglass section. It boasts a maximum working height of 19.5 metres, an outreach of 11.7 metres and a bucket capacity of 2 x 130 kg.
TIME Manufacturing Company unveiled several new products at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Kentucky. New products presented at the show included the following units:
Skybird 215I: 66 m, 500 kV insulated aerial lift
The Skybird project is a joint venture between TIME Manufacturing Company and Ruthmann utilizing the strengths of both companies to create a 66 m insulated aerial lift that complies with ANSI A92.2 cat. A, 500 kV. The Skybird 215I has a 5 stage telescopic lower boom with a side mounted, insulated telescopic upper boom. Besides the telescopic upper boom, other unique features of the insulated unit includes variable maximum outreach relative to platform load and a combined platform and material handler capacity of 600 kg. The Skybird 215I boasts 66 m working height, 32 m maximum outreach (at 100 kg), 600 kg combined platform and material handler capacity (of with the material handler is limited to 300 kg) and fibre optics controls with two joysticks and a clear text display for error diagnostics and sensor outputs.
Danish equipment rental company CITO has taken delivery of 9 AWPs from TIME Danmark as part of an extensive fleet renewal and expansion process conducted by CITO CEO Peter Fischer Kjær.
CITO has received a Versalift VTX-240, 4 trailer lifts from Dinolift, 3 scissor lifts from Skyjack and a tracked spider lift from Hinowa. The primary item in the order is the 24 m Versalift VTX-240 destined to replace an existing 21 m truck mounted lift.
Dutch access company HDW Nederland BV has effective immediately been appointed the new exclusive Dutch distributor of Versalift aerial access platforms. HDW is responsible for all sales and service of the full product range of Versalift aerial access platforms on the Dutch market.
“We are very pleased to welcome HDW as our new Dutch distributor. HDW is a well-established retailer in the access industry with extensive industry knowledge, a vast network and an excellent service setup. I am certain this partnership will be prosperous for both parties,” says Per Torp, Managing Director of TIME International.
Norwegian Power Company Stange Energi has taken delivery of a high voltage insulated Versalift mounted on a MAN truck from the Norwegian Versalift distributor Brubakken AS. The unit, a Versalift VST-5500-MHI, features an articulated lower boom with a side mounted telescopic upper boom and has a class C insulation rating of 46 kV and below.
The Danish Rental Association visited TIME Danmark in Farsø last Thursday as part of the organizations members meeting and got the opportunity to see the all new Hinowa 26 m tracked spider.
Even though the unhospitable weather with its heavy wind gusts and ongoing rain didn’t exactly invite visitors to test the work platforms, the meeting was nevertheless a success when the Danish Rental Association held its members meeting at TIME Danmark in Farsø last Thursday. The Danish Rental Association is a division of the Danish Construction Council with key industry players involved with the ownership, production, sales and rental of machines for the construction industry.
Danish rental company AH Lift has bought the first Hinowa LightLift 26.14 tracked spider lift in Denmark from local Hinowa retailer TIME Danmark. The new Hinowa was presented in Denmark for the first time for industry members at a business meeting for the Danish Rental Association hosted at the TIME Danmark Headquarters in Farsø. The Danish Rental Association is an association of companies involved with the ownership, production, sale and rental of machines for the construction industry.
Danish Rental Company Del-Pin has taken delivery of two Versalift VTX-240 truck mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs) from TIME Danmark.
Del-Pin is an all-purpose equipment rental company with multiple locations across Denmark. With more than 60 years of experience in this market, Del-Pin is constantly working on maintaining and expanding the equipment range to be able to meet customer demands and maintain a strong market position. This order marks another expansion of the company’s fleet of vehicle mounted AWPs.
Team TIME has received the 2015 Farsø Business Award for its ongoing efforts to promote the economic and general development of the Farsø region in the northern part of Denmark. The award, an engraved silver platter, was presented to CEO Per Torp and Technical Manager Frands Kristensen by the chairman of the council, Brian Otte Samuelsen at the general assembly Wednesday.
Deutsche Bahn (DB), the largest Railway Company in Europa, has received two truck mounted Versalifts sold by the German Versalift distributor Ruthmann.
DB has received two Versalift VT-145-F of the HD (Heavy Duty) range of Versalift AWPs mounted on 7.49 t GVW MAN trucks with double cabs and custom aluminium toolbox configurations on the chassis. Equipped with a 200° articulating jib arm, FPC electro-hydraulic controls and non-extendable H-frame outriggers, the AWP has 14.3 metres of working height and up to 9.6 metres of outreach. The maximum platform capacity is 230 kg.
TIME International hosted a successful sales meeting attended by the Ruthmann sales team on March 9-10.
Clear blue skies and minimal wind provided superb conditions for the outdoors demonstration and training of 18 Versalift AWPs set up at the test and training facilities of TIME International in Farsø. Besides the practical demonstration, the sales meeting consisted of strategy discussions, a company presentation and new sales material.