LGH has invested in ER2 and EQ electric chain hoist models an via Kito’s Premium Partner Glettenberg Hebezeug Service GmbH.

The ER2 models lift loads up to 20t capacity and are “suitable for the toughest conditions due to its durable construction”. The EQ version lifts loads up to 1.0t capacity and has “a lightweight and compact body, fast lifting speed, and precise positioning of the load.” Both models have enhanced safety features. 

The new electric chain hoists will be added to LGH's existing European mainland fleet of rental equipment. The company said the investment is part of its commitment to providing customers “with the latest, most innovative equipment within the industrial plant, wastewater, and wind power generation industries”. 

"We are always looking for ways to improve and modernise our fleet and provide our customers with the best possible service and highest quality products," said Phil Smith, group operations director. "Our investment in new electric chain hoists from Kito is a reflection of this commitment. We are confident that these hoists will be a valuable asset to our fleet and will help us to continue to meet the needs of our customers." 

LGH provides lifting and moving equipment for rent across the UK, Europe and North America. It is part of a group of companies that has bases in France, Essen and Hamburg in Germany, Ridderkerk in the Netherlands, and Antwerp in Belgium. It is currently supporting several large contractors on major projects throughout the UK and in Europe.