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New Demag AC 220-5 for Scholpp

Scholpp Kran und Transport GmbH received its second Demag® AC 220-5 all terrain crane in the span of a year. Authorized signatory Stephan Burkhardt, Head of Operations and Stuttgart Regional Manager, says: “The first AC 220-5 won us over with its reliability. There were no breakdowns or malfunctions whatsoever, and the crane’s boom length is something to behold, so deciding on another unit of the same model was pretty straightforward.”
The company attaches enormous importance to safety, which is why the IC-1 Plus control system was especially important in its decision. Burkhardt praises the lifting capacity radar as being one of a kind, and explains that it was an important factor in the new purchase.

Just like the AC 220-5 the company bought last year, this new Demag crane will be used at the BASF plant in Ludwigshafen. “Having two AC 220-5 cranes will enable us to be more flexible when we need to temporarily remove one of them from service, etc. And in the tight space conditions at the site, the IC-1 Plus control system and its ease of use have proven to be invaluable, so we hope that we’ll be able to do our work even more efficiently.”

In conclusion, Stephan Burkhardt reports that Scholpp Kran und Transport GmbH’s impressive fleet will soon be growing with the addition of two more Demag cranes at the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. More specifically, orders have already been placed for an AC 300-6 and an AC 700-9. “We’re really happy to see the Demag brand come back. It’s a storied brand with a lot going for it, and that was a big factor in our decision to keep buying more Demag products.”

About SCHOLPP Kran & Transport GmbH
With more than 150 employees and 90 vehicles, including 60 cranes, SCHOLPP Kran & Transport GmbH is undeniably number one in Baden Württemberg. The company’s branches in Stuttgart, Leonberg/Böblingen Karlsruhe, Heilbronn, and Ludwigshafen enable it to take care of over 10,000 crane and transportation projects per year, making it an indispensable player when it comes to building and expanding the region’s infrastructure.

The company has earned a solid reputation as a reliable partner for the construction, industrial, trade, automotive, petrochemical, and utility sectors, with its highly qualified employees and a state-of-the-art fleet with an average age of only four years playing an important role in this.

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About Terex
Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. In combination with a wide range of services, Terex offers lifecycle solutions that enable its customers to achieve the highest return on investment. Major Terex brands include 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 —

Left to right: Stephan Burkhardt (Head of Operations, Scholpp Kran und Transport GmbH), Michael Ochs (Crane Operator, Scholpp Kran und Transport GmbH) and Michael Zieger (Sales Manager, Terex Cranes).

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