Demag Opens New Facility in Townsville

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Updated: November 14, 2013

Demag Cranes & Components, since 2011 part of the Terex group, are very proud to announce the opening of a new facility in the Townsville region. With Sales & Service offices around Australia, Demag Cranes & Components have a national footprint that has been further strengthened in the North Queensland region by the announcement of the opening of a new facility in Mt Saint John.

Whilst Demag Cranes & Components offer the North Queensland market extensive support from the Mackay office, the expanding customer base and continued strengthening of the Townsville and surrounding economy has necessitated the opening a local base for fast and effective service and equipment spare parts for Demag (and all makes of) overhead lifting equipment.

“Demag Cranes & Components have been manufacturing and supplying overhead cranes, hoists and lifting equipment in the North Queensland market for over 50 years and with the addition of our new office in Townsville we can improve our offering further, not only in the manufacture and supply of equipment but also the ongoing regular service, maintenance and perhaps most importantly the re-certification for continued safe use of our customers equipment” says Joerg Stojan, Managing Director of Demag Cranes & Components.

Located in Mount St John, Demag Cranes & Components are centrally located to facilitate quick responses to customers which is essential in today’s overhead crane and lifting markets. “This is opening of a new facility by Demag Cranes & Components, is a clear sign that the expanding markets of Townsville and the surrounding regions as growth areas are correct. This should be seen as a supporting message for local industry that an organisation such as Demag Cranes & Components is here to stay and support local businesses”, Mr Stojan goes on to say.

Demag Cranes & Components are specialists in the design, manufacture, maintenance and re-certification of all makes lifting equipment, but also have unique customer assistance for existing DEMAG product that cannot be provided from other areas of the lifting industry. Since 1962 Demag Cranes & Components has been providing high quality solutions to material handling and material flow problems in Australian industry. Last year the global lifting company celebrated its 50th anniversary in Australia, as a market leader in its field.

Demag Cranes & Components has grown from strength to strength since opening its first branches in Sydney and Melbourne. The company now offers a comprehensive range of standard and custom designed lifting equipment including:
• Crane components
• Crane component sets
• Crane 10/25 Year re certification and refurbishment
• Electric Brake Motors
• Electric chain hoists
• Electric wire rope hoists
• Light rail crane systems (KBK Systems)
• Material handling equipment
• Overhead travelling cranes
• Slewing jib cranes
• Spare Parts
• Wheel block systems

In addition to a comprehensive range of products Demag Cranes & Components operate a national network of factory trained service technicians. Such thorough training ensures that not only is Demag equipment is kept running efficiently, but also facilities an understanding of servicing non Demag equipment.

Its high quality solutions are now being used in nearly all industrial sectors including automotive, mining, manufacturing, glass, textile, steel, refuse & recycling, paper, printing, concrete, food and beverage and timber. Demag is committed to easing the workload of its customers. It prides itself on innovation and cutting-edge technology.