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Scania Awards Stertil-Koni a Preferred Global Supplier Contract

11/12/2020 | 2020

Scania Awards Stertil-Koni a Preferred Global Supplier Contract

KOOTSTERTILLE, the Netherlands, 11th November 2020  Stertil-Koni, the global market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, announces today that Scania, the world-leading provider of transport solutions in more than 100 countries, has chosen Stertil-Koni as their preferred global supplier for their heavy duty lifting equipment requirements for the next three years.

A winning partnership between the two companies which are specialists in their respective fields. Scania has committed in its strategy to drive the shift towards sustainable transport systems and the electrification of the vehicles it designs and manufactures is a crucial part of that journey. Stertil-Koni has been chosen as the global preferred supplier because of being committed to contributing and complementing Scania's strategic goals. Stertil-Koni has more than 35 years of experience in designing and manufacturing, at its manufacturing facility in The Netherlands a complete range of vehicle lifts and equipment which are differentiated and Eco-Engineered lifting solutions for ergonomic and efficient vehicle maintenance and repair. Both companies have been brought together due to the commonality of these goals whereby they are striving to provide safe, high quality environmentally-conscious solutions to the transport industry.

The Global Contract Agreement is for the supply of two of a comprehensive range of vehicle lifts; the Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Vehicle Lifts models ST 1075 (7,500 kg – 16,500 lbs per column) and the ST 1085 (8,500 kg per column – 18,500 lbs per column) and with up to 32 columns in a single configuration if required. Stertil-Koni will also supply several other essential vehicle lifting accessories. Keeping important commercial vehicles up and running, increasing productivity, as well as contributing to safe and ergonomic sustainable working equipment is the goal for the worldwide number one.

Stertil-Koni mobile column offer not only maximum versatile flexibility due to being ‘mobile and wireless, they can easily be moved around the workshop and stored effectively. The mobile column lifts as we as with all of the other types of Stertil-Koni vehicle lifts, are fully equipped with the most advanced and patented safety features, as well as being incredibly easy and intuitive to operate. This is due to the truly intelligent ebright Smart Control System with 7-inch touch screen control which not only makes the operation of the mobile column lifts simple, it provides useful monitoring and diagnostics information for optimum usage efficiency and is user/owner-configurable for absolute user safety and control.

Pehr Andersson, Sourcing Manager at Scania Group, “Our suppliers are vital for us to be able to drive the shift towards more sustainable transport systems, Stertil-Koni having all the right attributes to help us on this journey. We are happy to have signed a global agreement with Stertil-Koni and looking forward to a long and successful relationship."

Feike-Jan Bergstra, Global Sales Manager, Stertil-Koni, “Signing this contract with Scania is great recognition for Stertil-Koni as the global leading heavy duty vehicle lift brand. Scania's purpose is to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system, Stertil-Koni connects perfectly with this with our complete product range and by setting the green standard in lifting technology. Our Area Sales Manager Anne Jan van der Meulen together with Scania's Pehr Andersson have done an excellent job to make this possible, Stertil-Koni is a proud partner of Scania for the years to come".

About The Stertil Group

The Stertil Group with its global head office in Kootstertille The Netherlands, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells high quality products to global heavy duty vehicle workshops around the world. Worldwide there are 450 employees of which 231 employees are based at the head office in The Netherlands. The Stertil Group has sales subsidiaries in the U.S.A, Germany, China, The Netherlands, UK, France, Poland, and Turkey and more than 80 exclusive distributors globally. The Stertil Group's centre of innovation excellence is located in The Netherlands, with a comprehensive Research & Development team. The Stertil Group has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in The Netherlands and Streator IL, U.S.A. Stertil-Koni has more than 70 years' experience in the vehicle lifting industry and is the global market leader in heavy duty commercial vehicle lifting market and is the preferred supplier to the world's leading companies in the commercial vehicles and bus industries.

About Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni is the market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, notably bus lifts and truck lifts, and proudly serves municipalities, state agencies, school bus fleets, major corporations, the U.S. Military and more. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes portable lifts such as Mobile Column Lifts, 2-post, 4-post, inground piston lifts, platform lifts, and its axle-engaging, inground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. The company’s innovative, inground telescopic piston DIAMONDLIFT is now available with an optional Continuous Recess system, ideal for low clearance vehicles. Stertil-Koni USA is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland with production facilities in Europe, The Netherlands, and Streator, IL. The company is proud of its Buy America designation.

 Contact: Paul Feldman, Paul.Feldman@Stertil-Koni.com, 410-643-9001

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