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Breithaupt & Philipp acquires Demag AC 60-3

For Uwe Podlech and Jens Napierala, Managing Directors of Breithaupt & Philipp, the Demag® AC 60-3 all terrain crane is the first choice in its class: “The crane is not only particularly maneuverable and compact, but also very powerful. This makes it the ideal tool for our applications,” explain the two managing directors in unison. This is why they didn’t miss the opportunity to pick up the crane personally in Zweibrücken together with crane operator Steffen Aulich and truck driver Uwe Bernhard. The new machine for the Magdeburg-based company was handed over by Terex Cranes Senior Sales Manager Christian Kassner and his colleague Sales Manager Ulrich Wagner.

Breithaupt & Philipp will primarily use the AC 60-3 in the urban area of Magdeburg for concrete assembly as well as for the construction of detached houses and roof trusses. Here, the crane can play to its design advantages: With its 50-m main boom, it can easily reach over protruding edges even without extension, and with its intelligent IC1-Plus control system, it lifts high loads even with asymmetrical outrigger configuration on narrow construction sites. This means that in many cases it even proves to be superior to larger cranes. In urban applications, it can score points not only for its exceptional performance but also for its high cost-effectiveness: As the 3-axle crane is very agile and compact, fewer time-consuming maneuvers are required and, thanks to its road mobility within the 12-tonne axle load, only a small part of the counterweight usually has to be transported by separate trucks. “And last but not least, the AC 60-3 bears the name Demag and comes from Zweibrücken – for us this is a seal of quality that we attach great importance to,” emphasizes Uwe Podlech, who agrees with Jens Napierala on this point, too.

About Breithaupt & Philipp GmbH & Co. KG

Breithaupt & Philipp, a company with a great tradition founded in 1945, has its headquarters in Magdeburg/Wanzleben. It also operates branches in Neuenhagen, Prenzlau, Plötzin and Stendal. In addition to lifting work with modern telescopic cranes from 30 to 250 tonnes, the range of services also includes heavy transport up to 80 tonnes with lowbed trailers. In addition, Breithaupt & Philipp offers assembly and disassembly services for heavy steel fabrication and conveyor systems, for example, as well as for transformers, machines, boilers and tanks. Freight forwarding services and removals round off the range of services.

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About Terex
Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services delivering lifecycle solutions that maximize customer return on investment. The Terex brand family includes Terex, Genie, Powerscreen and Demag. Terex solutions serve a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utilities, quarrying and mining. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information about Terex is available on its website, and on its LinkedIn page – and Facebook page –

From left to right: Ulrich Wagner (Sales Manager Terex Cranes), Jens Napierala (Managing Director, B&P), Steffen Aulich (Crane Operator B&P), Uwe Podlech (Managing Director, B&P), Christian Kassner (Senior Manager Sales DACH Terex Cranes).
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