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bauma Africa opens new Doors for Linden Comansa and Tower Crane Services

JOHANNESBURG/SOUTH AFRICA, October 25, 2013 - Linden Comansa has closed the first edition of the bauma Africa tradeshow with a good feeling. "The quality and quantity of the visitors have been better than expected, and we have made many new contacts with African companies and contractors. It has been our first participation in a tradeshow with our distributor Tower Crane Services and the experience has been very positive, as it allowed us to strengthen ties with our customers in the area as well as to meet new potential customers", said Martín Echevarría, Linden Comansa’s Sales Director after his return from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tower crane at the Johannesburg tradeshow

The Spanish manufacturer Linden Comansa was the only exhibitor to erect a tower crane at the Johannesburg tradeshow. | photo: Linden Comansa

Several companies with interests in construction and mining visited this joint exhibit by Linden Comansa and Tower Crane Services in Johannesburg. According to Richard Fletcher, owner of Tower Crane Services, and the official distributor of Linden Comansa in the area, "many visitors were South African construction companies that we had not made contact with before, and who have a real need of tower cranes for their projects. There was also interest shown by visitors from various African countries, the Gulf and even as far as India. We hope to develop long and meaningful business relationships with contacts made at the show.”

The 21LC290 proudly showcased by Linden Comansa and Tower Crane Services was surprisingly the only tower crane at the show, an excellent showcase for all professionals who were looking for this type of machinery. In addition, the crane was erected with a height of only 15 meters, a perfect distance to see the improvements in the LC2100 series, as the cabin’s platform or the new electrical cabinet, redesigned due to the application of frequency variation in the slewing movement.
The Bauma Africa Exhibition took place in Johannesburg from September 18th to 21st. and despite some visitors saying that the show should have been scheduled for 2014 as it had followed on too soon after bauma Munich earlier this year, more than 700 exhibitors had almost 15,000 visitors from 110 countries. After the success of this first show, the organizers are planning a second edition for 2015.