May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.

The new dealership agreement enables both companies to expand their product and service outreach in the Malaysian market.

Asia Group Sdn Bhd was established in 1990 and owns one of the largest fleets of rental cranes in Malaysia. It is a specialist in crane rentals and transportation operations servicing a diverse range of sectors including the Oil & Gas industry, power plant installations, airport and construction industries.

Palfinger is a leading manufacturer of innovative lifting solutions for use on commercial vehicles and in the maritime field. Its wide range of mobile cranes with telescopic booms include truck cranes with lifting capacities of 25 to 125 tonnes, rough terrain cranes with lifting capacity of 35 to 75 tonnes, all terrain cranes with 180 to 600 tonnes of lifting capacity and truck-mounted telescopic cranes. 


From left to right: Josephine Poh (deputy group general manager of Asia Group), Jeffrey Poh (business development manager of Asia Group), Steven Poh (group managing director of Asia Group), Johann Königshofer (chairman of the Board SPV, general manager Business Area Asia of Palfinger), Li Fook Seng (regional business development manager of Palfinger), and James Liu (finance manager of Palfinger).