Press Releases


RUTHMANN ECOLINE 230 made its world debut at the Platformers’ Days trade show

Key points at a glance:
- New ECOLINE model with impressive performance capabilities: 23-m working height with a lateral outreach to 17 m
- EURO 6, 3.5-t chassis – multi-chassis compatibility
- State-of-the-art RUTHMANN engineering
- Many features of the premium STEIGER® series now also available in the popular “low budget” ECOLINE segment

RUTHMANN showcased its newest ECOLINE development at the Platformers’ Days 2018 trade show. The ECOLINE 230 is a truck-mounted aerial work platform with a rigid telescopic system. The price-performance ratio is second to none. It has a 23-m working height and an enormous lateral outreach of up to 17 m. Like so many other RUTHMANN innovations, this work platform can be mounted onto a variety of different chassis in the 3.5 t category.


Key points at a glance:
- New in ECOLINE program: latest propulsion technology now also available in the “low budget” segment
- Hybrid technology available for ECOLINE 160 and 180 models
- Mounted on 3.5 t Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis with EURO 6 and other chassis
- multi-chassis compatibility

Truck-mounted aerial work platforms (boom trucks) are often used on assignments in high-density areas (e.g. inner-cities, parks, etc.). Passersby often complain about the noise and exhaust emissions from running engines, which are normally used to power the work platform. The new ECOLINE hybrid drive models – with 16 m and 18 m working heights – now offer quiet, CO2-free and emission-free operation.

RUTHMANN: “DRS” = quantum leap in performance capabilities

For the German STEIGER® manufacturer – RUTHMANN – the DRS (Dynamic Reach System) ushers in a new era in control technology. For STEIGER® customers, the unprecedented performance capabilities unlock groundbreaking opportunities at the job site.

RUTHMANN: new basket for large-scale equipment in the highflex series

In the context of announcing the STEIGER® T 900 HF, RUTHMANN is also presenting the new work basket for the highflex series of large-scale equipment. The innovations offer a long list of benefits.

BLUELIFT SA 31 – RUTHMANN’s top model of the tracked spider lifts series celebrates its premiere

Through the new BLUELIFT SA 31, RUTHMANN creates a tracked spider lift for specifically inaccessible working places and likewise suitable for everyday life. The SA 31 can be positioned in the segment of the 30-meter high tracked spider lifts primarily on account of its compact dimensions and newly developed functions. Fields of applications for the SA 31 are e.g. tree-pruning, industrial cleaning (e.g. in backyards), in indoor and outdoor areas which generally are difficult to access (shopping centres, exhibition halls) and moreover in a wide range of industrial applications (assembly project, observations). RUTHMANN satisfies with the SA 31 the researched needs of the customers and operators.

RUTHMANN: world premiere for the SKY performance STEIGER® T 900 HF

Right on time for the largest construction machinery trade show in France, Intermat in Paris, RUTHMANN is premiering its newest truck-mounted working platform: the SKY performance STEIGER® T 900 HF. Equipped with DRS (= Dynamic Reach System) and with its revolutionary Dual Concept, RUTHMANN’s T 900 HF represents a quantum leap in the 90 m truck-mounted working platform category.

RUTHMANN acquires HUBItec

On October 2nd, 2017, RUTHMANN acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of HUBItec AG. The company now operates under the new name – RUTHMANN Schweiz AG. With this acquisition, HUBItech’s existing operational framework will be adopted and expanded. This is another major milestone in RUTHMANN’s ongoing internationalization initiative. The company has now achieved all of its strategic goals in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

RUTHMANN opens new service center in Geisenfeld (near Ingolstadt, Germany)

On September 21st ,2017 – after just 7 months of construction – RUTHMANN opened its brand-new Bavarian service center. The previous location in Ingolstadt could no longer meet the ever-growing customer requirements. RUTHMANN invested 2.4 million euros in the new service center in Geisenfeld-Ilmendorf – located just 15 km from the previous location. Further expansion is being planned.

Olé – two new STEIGER ® models for AP Lift in Spain

The well-known Spanish equipment rental company – AP Lift – recently took delivery of a RUTHMANN HEIGHT performance-STEIGER ® T 630 and a 3.5 t RUTHMANN STEIGER ® TB 270+. The deal was arranged by AMCO Machinery & Consulting – RUTHMANN’s new sales and service partner in Spain.

Lavendon/Gardemann remains RUTHMANN’s biggest customer

After placing a record-breaking order with RUTHMANN in 2015, the same customer is back for more in 2016.