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Above.
Ahead.
Always.

Our promise to you.

Demag has a rich history of striving to make your lifting jobs easy, safe and efficient. But it’s not only in our past, it’s also in our DNA and it’s in the way we look to the future.

From day one, we’ve pioneered industry-firsts like the all terrain crane and Sideways Superlift system that enabled our customers to explore new lifting opportunities, and our innovative Boom Booster Kits that maximize the lifting power of crawler cranes. We are constantly driven to design, develop and deliver smarter lifting technologies to benefit businesses like yours.

Our passion for lifting goes much deeper than technology. We want to help you make smarter business decisions every step of the way by giving you the cutting-edge products, tools and support that makes your jobs easier today – and tomorrow.

We add value by increasing revenue and lowering costs by optimizing resources and minimizing downtime with intelligent people, services and solutions. When you choose Demag cranes, you choose a partner that’s always ready to go the extra mile for you and your business.

We’re always going above and looking ahead for you and your business.

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1827

Christian Dingler founds a mechanical workshop in Zweibrücken.

The letterpress toggle press, which has come to be known as the Dingler Press.

1834

The "Schönhof" farm is purchased and the Dingler machine factory is established.

1842

An iron and metal foundry is constructed. Production of railway freight cars begins.

Construction of the 1st steam engine plant.

1848

A forge with welding furnace is constructed. Manufacturing of water wheels and turbines begins.

1870

The first blast furnace goes into operation.

1890

Production of lifting devices for local coal mines and steelworks begins.

1897

Dingler'schen Maschinenfabrik A.G. is incorporated.

1906

A railway crane with a load capacity of 10 t is introduced.

1916

A large steelwork is constructed.

1924

The Bierbach branch is created.

1927

By 1927, over 3,300 steam engines had been built with a total combined capacity of approx. 260,000 HP.

1927

100th Anniversary of Dingler. The company now has over 1200 employees.

1950

The V 2500 telescopic mobile crane with a load capacity of 2.5 t is introduced.

1959

The company reaches the milestone of over 2800 employees.

1965

Development of the first lattice boom truck crane with tube design for the boom and a lifting capacity of 45t.

1976

Largest telescopic crane on the market with a lifting capacity of 160t.

1979

Development of the world’s strongest lattice boom truck crane with a lifting capacity of 800t.

1987

Development of the largest lattice boom crawler crane with a 1,000t capacity.

1990

Introduction of the strongest telescopic truck crane worldwide with a lifting capacity of 500t.

1992

The Wallerscheid facility opens.

1993

Introduction of a 50t all terrain crane family.

1996

First City class crane on the market – AC 25.

1998

Largest lattice boom crawler crane on the market with a 1,600t capacity.

1998

Design of the strongest telescopic truck crane with a 650t capacity.

2002

Introduction of the CC 8800 crawler crane with a capacity of 1,250t.

2003

Introduction of the AC 200 all terrain crane with 68m of main boom.

2007

Introduction of the most powerful crawler crane, the CC 8800 TWIN with a lifting capacity of 3,200t.

2014

Introduction of the Boom Booster Kit for the CC 8800 crawler crane which increases the crane's capacity by up to 90%.

2016

The Demag brand is relaunched.