“We are very excited to add the Liftking Rough Terrain Forklift and Military line to our family of companies and look forward to building on the efforts that the previous ownership incorporated in making them one of the leading Rough Terrain Forklift and Material Handling manufacturers in North America’s aid Mike Lanigan, executive at Lanco. Liftking, based in Toronto, Canada was founded in 1968, with a focus on providing engineered lifting solutions in a variety of material handling field’s, specializing in Rough Terrain Forklifts. Their unique experience has made them the industry leader in specialized fork lifts used around the world. They also offer a complete line Yard Transporters from 100 – 750 Ton capacity.
Lanco, with companies in manufacturing, distribution, entertainment, transportation, and technology is led by its flagship company, Mi-Jack, the nation’s leading manufacturer of rubber tired gantry cranes. Along with Mi-Jack, Liftking joins the other Lanco manufacturing companies of Broderson cranes and Greenfield specialty equipment. “This new acquisition fits very well with the goals and reputation that we built over the years. Liftking has a well established network of dealers and customers who have been very satisfied with the reliability and quality of the Liftking products. That’s what we were most impressed with this company and we will continue to build on that tradition” Concluded Lanigan.
Liftking is a North American manufacturer of a complete line of Rough Terrain Forklifts and Special Mission Oriented Vehicles, as well as other Specialized Carriers, Heavy Material Handling Transporters and Steel Mill Equipment.