In the last twenty years ITALGRU has further specialized in the construction of mobile harbour cranes for ports, off-shore cranes for oil rigs, FPSOs and FSOs, cranes for shipyards, special cranes for the steel sector and other industries that require high lifting capaciies and special design features.
The ITALGRU mobile harbour crane range starts with the IHC 320 with a maximum capacity of 25 tonnes and extends to the IHC 3160 with a maximum capacity of 160 tonnes. Our offshore cranes can be installed on offshore oil or hydrocarbon drilling rigs, cargo vessels, FPSO‘s, and FSO barges with lifting capacities ranging from a a minimum of 2 tonnes to a maximum of 350 tonnes and beyond. Cranes designed for other sectors come equipped with lifting capacities that range from 7 tonnes to 350 tonnes.
is a well established market leader in:
- Mobile harbour cranes
- Oil rig, cargo vessel, FPSO, FSO and barge cranes
- Special, heavy-duty hoists and systems
- Refurbishment and upgrading of existing cranes
Experience has taught us that success should never be an end in itself and this is the reason why ITALGRU is constantly geared towards the future. To maintain our position as market leaders requires a constant commitment towards the research of new solutions, improved production, and first class service and technologies to ensure greater customer satisfaction.
The company acquires a large industrial site measuring 130,000 square metres with an area of 22,000 square metres occupied by production buildings which are located near a railway junction. This investment and the continuous expansion of the production grounds is a result of growing demands from customers for larger sized cranes and machines with increased lifting capacities and more efficient handling capabilities.
ITALGRU is acquired by the BONFANTI Group which completely takes over the industry knowledge, production plant, technical archives and personnel of the original company. At the time, ITALGRU operated a plant that occupied an area of 25,000 square metres in Lecco.
With the production of its rubber-tyred mobile harbour cranes, ITALGRU achieved an important milestone as it now produced a complete range of machinery designed for handling heavy loads, bulk cargoes, containers and conventional cargo. The company also began to concentrate its efforts on technological improvements in its design sector by implementing in-house quality control measues against all equipment which included rigorous laboratory tests on materials.
ITALGRU has kept to its path of producing top quality products backed by an experienced team of engineers, a committed workforce, and a dedicated mangement team that has allowed the brand to achieve steady growth in both the production and sales of hoisting equipment.
The ITALGRU brand made a significant achievement when it supplied 90 mobile truck cranes to the Italian military engineering corps and started to become a recognized name in the Italian market. This initial success is the foundation for the company’s commitment to technological and commercial growth.
Anticipating market trends has been an integral part of ITALGRU’s philosophy and the company took an important step forward when it presented its AG 30 model truck cranes that were designed with a maximum capacity of 30 tonnes. The AG 30 crane was the largest truck crane being produced in Italy at the time.
ITALGRU S.r.l. is born from the merger of a small manufacturer in hoisting equipment and a private group that operates in the commercial sector. From the very beginning, the company undertook vigorous restructuring and reorganization efforts to perfect its production processes that has led to the achievement of its current leadership position in the mobile harbour crane and offshore crane sectors.