Yapi Merkezi signed another 3.2 million USD follow-up order with PALFINGER SANY International Mobile Cranes Sales GmbH. The ordered Mobile Cranes are not only in use at the big Ethiopian new railway project, but afterwards will be used on site at major construction projects in Turkey.
The Turkish World Class Construction Company Yapi Merkezi Ranked 111 in ENR2015 has already realized many well-known national and international projects, before winning the tender for the Ethiopian railway project Awash-Weldia. For example the Dubai Metro project, which Yapi Merkezi has successfully completed, the Casablanca tramway or the Ankara-Konya high-speed railway, just to mention a few projects. For realizing the Awash-Weldia railway project in Ethiopia, Yapi Merkezi trusts in PALFINGER SANY Mobile Cranes’ reliable construction machinery.
Being very satisfied with the performance of PALFINGER SANY Cranes purchased in 2014 with an contract of USD 6.4Million. This year the Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi signed another 3.2 million USD follow-up order with PALFINGER SANY Mobile Cranes. The international crane manufacturer PALFINGER SANY was once again able to stand out amongst several competitive crane manufacturer. In addition to the excellent product range of its CE-certified Mobile Cranes, the offer was selected specifically because of the rapid and unbeatable delivery time of PALFINGER SANY’s Mobile Cranes.
Another very important criterion for Yapi Merkezi for signing the 3.2 million USD deal with PALFINGER SANY was the CE-certification of the Mobile Cranes for the European market. After finishing the big railway construction project in Ethiopia the Mobile Cranes will be used at big construction sites in Turkey and therefore the Mobile Cranes have to meet all European standards.
This time the Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi merely ordered PALFINGER SANY Truck Cranes, specifically two flexible All Terrain Crane models SAC1800. PALFINGER SANY All Terrain Cranes are designed for combined road and off-road applications enable to increase in mobility. The multipurpose hydraulic cranes are engineered to handle a broad variety of loading and lifting operations. This is the first time a Turkish construction company will use a Chinese manufactured Mobile Crane in Europe as well. The many advantages of PALFINGER SANY’s CE-certified Mobile Cranes convinced the Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi signing another 3.2 million USD follow-up order. The delivery of the large PALFINGER SANY Mobile Cranes will take place in several parts, with the first shipment will already arriving in March 2016.
„We are very proud to be selected again to supply Yapi Merkezi with our Mobile Cranes for this important railway project of the Ethiopian infrastructure investment programme. Yapi Merkezi is one of the world's leading transportation infrastructure companies with a vast experience in railway systems. We are very proud to work with Yapi Merkezi and to expand our markets once more,” Johann Königshofer, Managing Director of PALFINGER SANY International Mobile Cranes Sales GmbH, said.