SANY appoints new UK Cranes Manager

SANY, a global leader in construction and heavy equipment manufacturing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Snow as the new UK manager for crane products. Andrew will lead SANY’s crane division in the UK and Republic of Ireland, overseeing all aspects of operations, sales, and customer support.

With over 20 years of experience in the construction equipment industry with companies such as Terex, Demag and Tadano, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role and is an excellent fit for this new position within the company.

“SANY is committed to delivering high-quality cranes and exceptional customer service to our clients in the UK,” said Andrew. “I am delighted to join the SANY team at the start of its journey as we expand our product range and work towards strengthening our presence in the European market”.

SANY’s cranes are renowned for their reliability, performance, and cutting-edge technology. In the UK the product range includes Telescopic Crawler cranes from 60 – 80-tonne with 2 new larger models due in 2024 and a range of Lattice Boom Cranes from 60 – 480-tonne. SANY is also leading the electrical crane revolution with 100% battery powered models available in both product ranges. 

SANY are due to launch the SAC600E 60-tonne 3 Axle All Terrian Crane to the UK market in September. The SAC600E will be powered by a MTU OM470LA Stage V engine coupled with Allison transmission driven by Kessler axles. In addition it will be fitted with a 50m main boom with the option of 16m double folding jib and will travel with 13t Cwt within UK STGO regulations.

The SAC600E will be exhibited at a number of open events throughout the UK in the autumn.

“We have already seen success and product acceptance in other European countries and now SANY aims to establish itself as a leading provider of cranes in the UK aswell”, said Andrew. “The SAC600E is just the first of a range of all terrian products which will be offered to European markets with 120-tonne 4 Axle and 250-tonne 5 Axle models due soon.

SANY Cranes will be located in Chesterfield, Derbyshire and will operate from the premises of existing SANY Business; Putzmeister UK Ltd.

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SANY Group started in 1989 as a small welding supply company founded by four young men who wanted to offer better products to the world. Over the last three decades, SANY Group has grown and evolved into a global brand with a sales turnover of $21 billion in 2021, manufacturing and supplying a diverse range of products including construction and industrial equipment, renewable energy solutions, finance & insurance services, precast concrete housing, heavy duty mining equipment and industrial communications. One of the most successful products in the SANY range is their hydraulic excavator and in 2020 the company achieved the number one sales position for global excavator sales, selling 98,705 excavators worldwide, accounting for 15% of the global market. SANY truly is an international company with three listed companies and a presence in 140 countries around the world, including global R&D and manufacturing facilities in India, Brazil, Germany and USA. SANY UK & Ireland is the latest addition to SANY’s global network of companies.