Kranlyft appoints Kanoo Cranes as new Maeda dealer

December 23, 2019

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In December 2019, Kranlyft Group appointed Kanoo Cranes L.L.C of The Kanoo Group as the exclusive Maeda dealer for the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain. The distribution contract has been agreed and signed by the family member and acting CEO of Kanoo Group Fahad Kanoo and Kranlyft Group’s CEO Jurgen Vater. All sales activities for new models and aftermarket with service are henceforth managed by Kanoo Cranes in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain.

Kanoo Cranes L.L.C is a division of The Kanoo Group which is one of the largest family-owned businesses operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council region. Kanoo Cranes was created to focus on providing engineered crane solutions to the construction and industrial markets as well as the oil and gas industry. The Kanoo Group has more than 100 years of experience of trade and shipping with an impressive history going all the way back to the 19th century. The company has a strong reputation and has established itself as the crane professional in the region with the capability to take on a large scope of works and provide specific and innovative solutions.

Founded in 1963 the Kranlyft Group, have always been at the forefront of development in the lifting industry. Through innovation and new technologies, they have established themselves as a reliable partner with the focus on sustainability, safety and quality. Since the end of the ’90s, they have successfully represented mini cranes from the market-leading Maeda in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. Although they have broadened their machine portfolio to include additional brands, the Maeda mini cranes still remain their largest market.

Kanoo Cranes will handle a defined Maeda territory for sales, parts and services to increase the penetration of Maeda products and to support the Maeda machine park existing in the Gulf region. The company offers engineered solutions for any lifting requirements with knowledgeable experts engaged in the field of lifting with a large number of different crane types. With their already existing focus on premium brands and products specifically designed for the rental industry, they see great potential to expand with the Maeda Mini Cranes range.

Kanoo Cranes

Comments from Kanoo Cranes and Kranlyft Group

When asked about the new dealer arrangement between Kranlyft Group and Kanoo Cranes, Jurgen Vater, CEO of Kranlyft Group comments:
”Kanoo Cranes has an excellent reputation and long history of entrepreneurial experience. These are very exciting times for us at Kranlyft Group and for the Maeda brand. When looking for a dealer to appoint for these important markets Kanoo Cranes becomes a natural partner with their extensive experience in the field of lifting, great technical knowledge and a well-established network reaching over various markets and industries. We feel very confident that this will be the start of a long and prosperous business relation together.”

Mr. Fahad Kanoo, CEO of The Kanoo Group added:
“Kanoo is proud to become the exclusive dealer for Maeda Spider Cranes, another market-leading product. And we pride ourselves on our capability to working closely with our principles to ensure that reliable cost-effective long term solutions are provided to our customers and partners. Kanoo works only with the very best and have a long history of forming close successful partnerships over many decades and we look forward to another successful relationship and bringing this quality equipment to the market”.

Kanoo Cranes of Kanoo Group


For more information:
Jurgen Vater, CEO Kranlyft Group
Phone: +46 31 80 70 00

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