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ThyssenKrupp Safway Announces Motorized Division

4/6/2009 WAUKESHA, Wis. April 6, 2009 ThyssenKrupp Safway announces the creation of a Motorized Division devoted to providing customers specialized support for its suspended and ground-based vertical access product lines.

The Motorized Division has helped broaden the availability of ground-based products for nationwide use in commercial and industrial markets. Suspended and Ground-based segments include all specialty vertical access products such as Power Swing Stages, Mast Climbers, Material and Personnel Hoists, and Transport Platforms.

The expansion of ThyssenKrupp Safways motorized product mix offers its customers advanced project support through its vast network of branches. To better serve clients, regional distribution centers are planned with convenient locations near Scotia, N.Y., Atlanta, Ga., and Portland, Ore.

"A Motorized Division will offer our customers widespread assistance in engineering, safety, training and construction services for the extensive variety of vertical access applications associated with the industry," said John Callahan, manager of the Motorized Products Division. "This division, along with our extensive branch network and other specialized divisions, will allow ThyssenKrupp Safway to be a total service provider in all vertical access applications."

Prior to his appointment, Callahan was the Branch Manager in Boston. Before his employment with ThyssenKrupp Safway, Callahan held regional and project management positions throughout his 23 years in the construction industry.

"I am looking forward to working with John as he guides the growth of this new segment of our business," said Larry Mickwee, Vice President and General Manager, Bridge and Motorized Divisions. "His industry expertise and commitment to customer service will ensure the success of this latest expansion of ThyssenKrupp Safways line of quality products and services."

For additional information, visit our Motorized product page.

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