Liebherr Delivers to Firstime Customer Sankyu Saudi Arabia Co. – Heavy Lift News
17 May 2023

Liebherr Delivers to Firstime Customer Sankyu Saudi Arabia Co.

Featured Title photograph Liebherr is delighted to announce a sale to a new customer, namely Sankyu Saudi Arabia Co. which has taken delivery of its first mobile cranes from Liebherr. From left to right: Mahdi Al Salem (Sankyu Saudi Arabia Co.), Daniel Tuerkis (Saudi Liebherr Co. Ltd) at the handover.

The specialist in plant construction, operational support and logistics services will mainly use the LTM 1050-3.1 and LTM 1160-5.2 for maintenance work in refineries and other industries. The high safety standards of the Liebherr cranes and the reliable service were important purchasing criteria for Sankyu.

Machines that are used in refineries and other industries must meet the highest demands with regard to quality, safety and fast, reliable service. Mahdi Al Salem, deputy Branch Manager of Sankyu Saudi Arabia says: “To grow our business in Saudi Arabia and live up to our vision and mission of being number one in mechanical industry maintenance, we need to rely on strong customer service and products with a high level of safety.


Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1


The new cranes from Liebherr are a perfect fit for our support team. With Liebherr, we can rely on competent and fast service should the cranes ever break down. Crane operations in refineries and other sensitive industries are very challenging.” Liebherr provides this highly qualified service through Saudi Liebherr Company Ltd. with headquarters in Jeddah and branches in Dammam and Riyadh.


Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2


Sankyu also cites the price-performance ratio and reliability as key factors in its decision to use Liebherr cranes. The 50t LTM 1050-3.1 mobile crane and the LTM 1160-5.2 with a maximum lifting capacity of 180t, combined with special equipment for working in different industries, precisely meet the requirements of major Saudi clients such as the oil production company Saudi Aramco. With their long telescopic booms and high lifting capacities in their respective crane classes, the Liebherr mobile cranes are the perfect choice for the jobs planned by Sankyu.



The Sankyu Group of Companies, headquartered in Japan, can look back on a century of entrepreneurial activities under the guiding principle of “valuing people” since its founding in 1918, while maintaining a sense of appreciation for its employees and customers. The company name Sankyu comes from the English expression “thank you”. The company is active in two business areas. The Logistics segment is involved in the loading and unloading of ships, the operation of container terminals as well as the packaging, storage and management of warehouses and transport services. The Machine Factory segment is engaged in the construction, installation, piping and maintenance of general industrial machinery and environmental equipment, the transportation of large and heavy goods, the design, assembly and construction of bridges, and the construction of factory facilities.

Other business areas include services in the areas of information systems, personnel placement, insurance services, social and civil engineering, plant construction as well as leasing, maintenance, and management of machinery.


Source Liebherr

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