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W.O. Grubb Crane Rental takes delivery of new Demag AC 500-8

ZWEIBRÜCKEN – September 18, 2018 – W.O. Grubb Crane Rental recently took delivery of a new, powerful and versatile Demag® AC 500-8 all terrain crane. The  eight-axle, 600 US ton (500 tonne) lift capacity crane features the maximum system length of 478.3 ft (145.8 m) and the Demag IC-1 Plus control system designed to provide the crane’s maximum allowable lifting capacity, based on the slewing angle, for every crane configuration.

“We are dedicated to giving customers the highest quality of value-added services available,” explained Michelle Grubb-Solaimani, CFO of W.O. Grubb Crane Rental. “To do that, we make it a point to carry the latest in crane innovation and the Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane certainly fits in that category. It features industry leading innovations that will enhance the productivity of our customers. We know they will be pleased with this unit’s performance.”

The Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane has the shortest carrier length of its class and x-pattern outriggers that are designed to provide on-the-job stability. The crane also comes with the Demag patented Sideways Superlift (SSL) for a superior lifting performance.

 “W.O. Grubb is a leader in the crane industry and we’re glad to have them as a customer,” said Andrew Longacre, regional business manager for Terex Cranes. “They already own a number of Terex and Demag cranes in their fleet, and we’re sure the Demag AC 500-8 will be a productive and profitable addition. Demag cranes offer the perfect blend of flexibility and productivity and have a reputation for delivering a high return on investment.”

To find out more about the Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane, W.O. Grubb customers are encouraged to contact their local sales representative or call 804-271-2539.  

About W.O. Grubb Crane Rental

Found in the 1960s, W.O. Grubb Crane Rental has 111 rental locations throughout Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. The W. O.The Grubb rental fleet is the largest in the Mid-Atlantic region, and ranked  as the 9th largest crane owning company in North America by American Cranes & Transport Magazine. For more information, visit

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. 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 —

Michelle Grubb-Solaimani (CFO, W.O. Grubb) and Andrew Longacre (Regional Business Manager – Northeast, Terex Cranes)
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