In almost all manufacturing or production environments, logistical tasks need to be solved. These can be diverse and sometimes challenging as can be seen in the following photo gallery. We would be pleased to forward further references from other reputable companies on request.



August 2011

ABUS EOT cranes in a plant producing concrete parts in Norway

Staff at the Norwegian company Björn Hansen A/S  may take their inspiration from the "Preikestolen" to be found near where they are doing their jobs at Forsand.

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July 2011

ABUS EOT Cranes in the Samsung facilities in Poland

In December 2009, Samsung Electronics, a member of the South-Korean Samsung Group, acquired two factories from the Polish company Amica Wronki SA. Washing machines and refrigerators are produced there and will go to markets all over Europe.

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June 2011

ABUS EOT crane for dismantling a tunnel boring machine

If you were to pass the picturesque village of Sorbas in the province of Almería in the south of Spain you would have no clue as to the activities going on underground … However, closer inspection would reveal to you that Sorbas is a fascinating site on the new passage of the high-speed train AVE going from Almería to Murcia.

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May 2011

ABUS cranes in a precasting plant in Sweden

One tends to think of typical dark red wooden buildings when Swedish houses come to mind. And yet for quite some time the Swedish building industry has been relying on precast concrete units which have become an integral part in the building of houses and industrial buildings nowadays.

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April 2011

New technology meets traditional craft

Denmark is a country surrounded by over 7,000 kilometres of coastline and has long enjoyed a multifaceted tradition of building boats resulting in a great variety of types and sizes of boats being built. One type of craft has been in use in Denmark since time immemorial which is suitable for landing directly on the beach.

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March 2011

ABUS assists with award winning structure

One might feel like the Lilliputians in Jonathan Swift's novel "Gulliver's Travels" when he approaches the modern art sculpture "Exposure" designed by British Artist Antony Gormly. This sculpture stands 25.6 m high, weighs 60 tonnes and is situated in Lelystad on the Zuiderzee coast east of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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February 2011

Eight ABUS EOT cranes in an aluminium profile plant

Hydro Building Systems France (HBSF) is the French daughter company of the Norwegian group Hydro and employs 1,650 employees at various locations in France. HBSF supplies metal products to the automobile industry and specialises in developing and producing aluminium profiles for doors, windows, glass roofs, conservatories, and railings and have just recently invested 25 million Euros into a completely new building at Soissons, just northeast of Paris.

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January 2011

ABUS cranes of 100 tons for cryogenic applications

Heating and cooling play important roles in many industrial applications and processes. The company Chart Industries Inc. is one of the world leaders when it comes to cryogenic applications. 

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November 2010

ABUS service crane on the East Frisian Island of Langeoog

Tourists wishing to make their way to the East Frisian Island of Langeoog (meaning long island in the local lingo) will have to leave their cars on the mainland and cross by ferry over to the island which is devoid of standard motorised vehicles (except for the fire engine and the ambulance).

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October 2010

ABUS EOT crane in a skycraper in London

London is preparing the Olympic Games 2012 and is already starting to set records not only in various sporting disciplines. The latest record to be set is the construction of the tallest building, the so-called Shard, a building that when completed in 2012, it will be the tallest building inLondon, the UK and the European Union standing at 310 m (1,017 ft) tall and having 72 conventional floors.

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D-51647 Gummersbach

P.O. BOX 10 01 62
D-51601 Gummersbach

Phone: +49 2261 37-0
Fax: +49 2261 37–247

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