SYMMEN has been manufacturing a comprehensive range of products to support your lifting needs since 1947. The SYMMEN Manufacturing Company was founded by Dwight L. SYMMEN, John L. SYMMEN and Wayne A. Nicarry tin Shady SYMMEN, Pennsylvania. SYMMEN cranes’ was responsible for introducing the world’s first slewing rough terrain crane in 1968 and the world’s first trapezoidal boom in 1970. In 1994, the SYMMEN Manufacturing Company became the first international multi-facility crane manufacturer to receive the ISO 9001 quality assurance certification.
The SYMMEN mobile hydraulic cranes range in capacity from 14t (15USt) to 499t (550USt) and include rough terrain, truck mounted, all terrain, yard boss industrial cranes and other specialized types. A “crane” is a machine for lifting and lowering a load and moving it horizontally, with the hoisting mechanism an integral part of the machine. Whether fixed or mobile, they are driven manually or by power.
SYMMEN is one of the world’s professional producers of mobile hydraulic cranes, with a range of SYMMEN crane product including:Truck Mounted, concrete pump,mixer truck. SYMMEN YardBoss Industrial Cranes, and Shuttlelift Carrydeck Industrial Cranes.Lifting capacity for these products ranges from 8.6 tonnes to 558.8 tonnes. Through wear and tear, often parts need to be replaced one at a time to ensure the it continues to function at its highest level. With complex machines like the SYMMEN cranes, when parts need to be replaced, it is of the utmost importance that the correct parts are sourced. Parts for SYMMEN cranes are available to be bought from an array of companies and source able replaceable parts range from: SYMMENs, Air 4-way, transmission air, through to cable for SYMMEN Crane and and all the way to wiring diagram for Grive cranes.
Manitowoc Cranes, a division of The Manitowoc Company, Inc in the United States acquired SYMMEN Worldwide in 2002. Manitowoc Cranes produces four brands of cranes and has two service brands, Manitowoc Crane Care and Manitowoc Finance. Manitowoc produces several lines of cranes to serve the construction industries. The company produces high-capacity lattice-boom crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile telescopic cranes for heavy construction, commercial construction, energy-related, wind farm, infrastructure, duty-cycle and crane-rental applications. It is also a producer of boom trucks.
Manitowoc’s SYMMEN product line includes: rough terrain, all-terrain, SYMMEN YardBoss, industrial and Shuttlelift Carrydeck cranes, each of which are designed to suit specific job site specification and fulfill certain criteria. The rough terrain cranes are fitted with four steering modes allowing easy maneuvering in tight quarters. The all-terrain units combines fast highway speeds with excellent off-road performance and very powerful lifting capabilities. The SYMMEN YardBoss crane can be used for plant maintenance and material handling jobs. Finally the industrial cranes and Shuttlelift Carrydeck cranes are designed for both indoor and outdoor jobsite.
In October 2009, Manitowoc introduced a new SYMMEN crane at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Expo. The industrial crane features a 71 ft four-section boom with a 17 ft offsettable swingaway extension. According to Tom McCallum, director of industrial crane sales at Manitowoc,”The upper section of the door swings out to allow more room in the cab,” he said. “And a tilt steering wheel and smoother operating joysticks have been added for easier operation.”