The market leader RUTHMANN for truck mounted aerial platforms has acquired shares of the Marti Group in Montescudo (manufacturer of Bluelift and RAM Platform products), Italy, as part of its expansion strategy. The aim is to serve international markets as a whole.
RUTHMANN Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Germany is taking over the majority of the Marti Group with 60 % of the shares. The company has been renamed RUTHMANN Italia S.r.l. The Supervisory Board of RUTHMANN Italia S.r.l. consists of Gianni Marti, Uwe Strotmann and Rolf Kulawik, who work together in the management team. Company founder Paolo Marti is responsible for manufacturing and purchasing, Roberto Marti manages the production and Gianpiero Marti acts as Sales- and Marketing Manager.
At the site Montescudo, truck mounted working platforms and spider platforms will be produced in the new assembly hall in the future as well. The current employees and managers will continue working for the company. It has already been decided that the production capacities will be expanded.
RUTHMANN assumes the sales and service of all products of the Italian subsidiary in Germany and Austria with immediate effect – to the known top quality standard. RUTHMANN SERVICE offers a top after-sales service to all international customers with the launch of the new Italian company.
RUTHMANN is ‘back on track’ with the highly-recognized quality spider platforms under the brand name ‘Bluelift’. Bluelift platforms are well-known for their advanced technology, safety, high performance and
reliability. The Bluelift range comprises 12 m to 26 m and can be equipped with the BlueLithium and BlueHybrid technology, ensuring an excellent operational performance while also being noiseless, clean and environmentally friendly.
RUTHMANN´s portfolio of truck mounted platforms will be complimented in future by products of the brand ‘Ecoline’. International markets may expect solid and powerful products on a competitive price basis. All models are designed for the 3.5 t chassis.
The range of RUTHMANN Ecoline truck mounted aerial platforms offers telescopic boom models up to 18 m and articulating boom models up to 20 m working height, with different features.
In the future, the RUTHMANN Italia brand family thus composes of the brand ‘Bluelift’ – as brand for spider platforms - and ‘Ecoline’ – as brand for truck mounted aerial platforms in the ‘low budget’ sector.
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Stefanie David (RUTHMANN media Service, COEmarketing GmbH) - Fon: +49 (0) 25 41 / 800 68 - 13
Gregor Schlingschröder (RUTHMANN media Service, COEmarketing GmbH) - Fon: +49 (0) 25 41 / 800 68 - 11