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Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft

  • Donaustraße 95
    87700 Memmingen

The Goldhofer Group has a history that reaches all the way back to 1705. Over the years, what started as a small forge has grown into a global operation with around 800 employees. In addition to its headquarters in Memmingen, Goldhofer has continuously strengthened its market leadership as a recognized global player and reliable local partner with the addition of subsidiaries and facilities in Germany, India, the UK, Ukraine, USA and the United Arab Emirates.

The Group has a focus on sustainability and continuous innovation in all aspects of its operations. This applies both to internal company processes and in particular to the benefits for customers. That is achieved through Goldhofer’s commitment to certification, its environmental and energy management systems (DIN EN ISO 14001, DIN EN ISO 50001) and its Integrated Management System as key tools in the continuous optimization of the Group’s products and services.


The Goldhofer Company in Memmingen


Goldhofer combines a high and consistent standard of quality for its transport solutions with maximum proximity to customers. With its growing global sales, service and production network, the company guarantees the rapid availability of new vehicles, vehicle parts and servicing at the local level. Direct collaboration with customers in a spirit of partnership is a fertile ground for research and development activities, which in turn generate further innovations. Through a continuous process of analysis of the various industries and their needs, Goldhofer is able to create efficient, robust and innovative products and services.

Never far away

The Group’s intelligent and forward-looking after-sales program and international service network is available for all Goldhofer vehicles, whether new or pre-owned. It includes a fast parts supply system, vehicle servicing and maintenance, and even complete overhauls. From the day they take delivery of their vehicles, users can rely on Goldhofer’s team of fully qualified personnel to provide advice and support – in the form of on-site assistance, vehicle training sessions, servicing workshops or a 24/7 service hotline. The Group also offers rental and lease purchase options. Further added value is provided in the form of additional software tools like the »LINK« telemetry system. Among other things, they support condition assessment for successful fleet management.


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Goldhofer Transport Technology

Transport professionals worldwide place their trust in Goldhofer, in the competence and quality standards of the world market leader for heavy and specialized transport vehicles. The Transport Technology division develops user-oriented transport solutions plus a full range of accessories, whose excellent quality reflects the technological expertise built up by a company with a more than 300-year history. A team of highly skilled engineers, working to tried and tested standards, develop and produce efficient configurations based on customer requirements, which not only do full justice to the needs of international logistics markets and infrastructures; time and time again Goldhofer’s advanced solutions have revolutionized the transport industry with innovative product and service concepts – for both on- and off-road operations. The wide product range includes trailers, semi-trailers, heavy-duty modules and special vehicles. Customers from multiple industries – construction, mining, energy, port and shipyard logistics, mechanical and plant engineering, and petrochemicals – can be sure of finding not only the right transport solutions for their needs but also added value in terms of individual options to facilitate operations. This relates to such aspects as load securing, transport project planning, software support for axle-load, stability and bend analysis, as well as innovative sensor technology and data analysis software. Goldhofer – a partner for all transport requirements.

A close dialog with users is one of the driving forces at Goldhofer for continuous further development over the full product range at the technological, process-related and regional levels, always targeted at the practical needs of the transport and logistics industry. The result: consistently user-oriented vehicles that are capable of carrying cargos large and small and in all payload classes to their destinations – safely, reliably and economically.

Goldhofer’s transport vehicle portfolio covers a payload range from approx. 30 to 15,000 tons and includes the following products:


  • Towed trailers with 3-5 axles.     Payloads range from 30 to 50 tons, depending on the relevant national regulations. These trailers are particularly popular with small and medium-sized companies.



  • Low loader semitrailers with 3-12 axles.    This is the company’s most diverse product line. It includes semitrailers, semitrailers with drop  decks and combination vehicles. Apart from the various decks, Goldhofer also offers a range of axle systems, including its patented »MPA« axle technology and its proven pendular axle technology. With the latest additions to its portfolio, namely »STEPSTAR«, »ARCUS» and the »FT SERIES«, Goldhofer has provided further evidence of its powers of innovation and at the same time enlarged its product range at both ends of the scale.




MPA Type Semitrailer


Flatbed Semitrailers


Lowloader Trailers




  • Heavy-duty modules   These heavy-duty modular trailers are designed to move especially heavy and bulky loads. They offer great flexibility in the way of end-to-end or side-by-side configurations and can be used to carry payloads of up to 15,000 t. For optimum performance, these heavy-duty vehicles are also available with hydrostatic drive and electronic multiway steering. They come with an almost unlimited choice of accessories, from simple turntables to high girder bridges like the FAKTOR 5.


Heavy-duty modules (towed)





Highway Semitrailer Goldhofer P12 PLUS for the North American Market





  • Transport solutions for wind power plants
    Goldhofer also offers a range of equipment for the cost-effective transportation of components for wind power plants such as the FTV blade lifter or the »BLADES« trailing dolly.






Tower adapters

Goldhofer Airport Technology

The Airport Technology division has a focus on the specific requirements of airport logistics. The wide range of conventional and towbarless aircraft tow tractors, aircraft recovery systems, and cargo and baggage tractors in all size classes are reliable performers for continuous operations in ground support at airports worldwide. Goldhofer is also the solution for sustainable ground handling thanks to its highly efficient 400/700 V lithium-ion technology by the name of »IonMaster«. In addition, the new »LINK« IoT platform supports a wide range of telemetry functions, including monitoring und condition-based maintenance for efficient fleet management.


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