10/02/2014 Autokranverleih Pengel invests in Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane

  • Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane expands the fleet upwards
  • Quick spare parts deliveries are an important plus at Liebherr
  • Autokranverleih Pengel now has one of the strongest cranes in the region

Ehingen / Donau (Germany), September 2014 – A new Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane is joining the fleet at Autokranverleih Pengel. The company, with headquarters in Dannenberg an der Elbe, is replacing an LTM 1160/2 with this new investment. Pengel is a loyal Liebherr customer: the absolute reliability and exemplary spare parts service at Liebherr are enormously important to Pengel.

From left to right: Michael Pengel, Silvia Pengel (both of Pengel GmbH), Jens Fähse, Michael Schmauder (both of Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH), Uwe Fuhrmann, Harald Bartels (both of Pengel GmbH)

From left to right: Michael Pengel, Silvia Pengel (both of Pengel GmbH), Jens Fähse, Michael Schmauder (both of Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH), Uwe Fuhrmann, Harald Bartels (both of Pengel GmbH)

"When we order a spare part at 3 in the afternoon from Liebherr in Ehingen, it'll be at our door by 10 the next morning," says company owner Silvia Pengel. "We've relied on Liebherr cranes for many years. The good service and reliability of Liebherr cranes are the reason." Particularly for crane rental companies, that's important, so they can serve their own customers quickly and reliably.

The new LTM 1220-5.2 will be replacing an LTM 1160/2, until now the largest crane in the fleet. The new 220-tonner will therefore significantly increase available capacity. One reason for the replacement was the need for more load capacity. The 220-tonner is now the strongest available crane in the company's immediate vicinity. Immediately after the crane was delivered in September, Pengel already has a longer crane job for the LTM 1220-5.2 – it will be handling several loads at one of the largest construction sites on the A14 Autobahn.

Autokranverleih Pengel was founded in 1933 as a blacksmith's shop. Over time, the field of business was expanded – and today, the company offers different services in the area of steel construction, vehicle services for utility vehicles and trucks, and crane services, including comprehensive project planning. Their fleet includes five mobile cranes.

With the LTM 1220-5.2, the company now has a functional all-terrain crane with an impressively high load capacity and flexibility in use. With a telescopic boom extension and a long swing-away jib system, it sets benchmarks for hook height and radius.