“We are very enthusiastic about this opportunity to expand our offering within the lifting rental market, which we believe will be a corner stone in our future growth and increased focus on sustainable customer offers. Lifting Gear UK has a well-established brand and dedicated co- workers with a can-do attitude that we believe will contribute significantly to our group,” said Ralf Wiberg, MD, Lifting Solutions. 

Lifting Gear UK was founded in 2007 and has 12 depots across England and Scotland.

Lifting Gear UK is a complete lifting solutions provider with a focus on equipment hire, as well as product sales and services such as heavy lifting projects and bespoke design and fabrication.

“Becoming part of Lifting Solutions group will provide us with an excellent platform to further expand our presence and streamline our supply chain. We are looking forward to working closer with the group to further enhance our excellent customer service,” said Andrew Harrison, MD, Lifting Gear UK.

“I believe Axel Johnson International is the ideal owner to help grow Lifting Gear UK’s business and brand recognition. I am confident the group’s culture and know-how of the industry will support further growth of the company,” added Chris Turner, former shareholder and founder of Lifting Gear UK.