Ruthmann to Distribute FE Group in Western Europe

Ruthmann Named Exclusive Distributor for France Elévateur in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

On October 17th, Ruthmann Holdings GmbH, a Time Manufacturing Company, assumed exclusive distribution and maintenance of France Elévateur products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with its sales force and service center network. France Elevateur, which is also a Time Manufacturing Company brand, was acquired by Time Manufacturing Company in June of 2022. All current business, contracts and orders in the three countries are being assumed by Ruthmann. As part of that move, FE Deutschland, a 10 year old aerial work platform service provider based in Leipzig, will join the Ruthmann service network. Read the official Ruthmann Holdings GmbH announcement here. <link to press release>

The Strength We Share

This integration of services creates efficiencies that result in better service for all of our customers, and clearly demonstrates the power of leveraging our strengths as we work together. “This is the next step towards the development of the companies and shows the strength we share together at Time Manufacturing Company,” said Uwe Strotmann, Managing Director of Ruthmann Holdings GmbH.  Charles GOFFIN, Director of France Elévateur, is confident as he looks forward, saying, “We will work together with Ruthmann to develop our sales in Germany and strengthen our presence in the country.”

Time Manufacturing Company: Global Manufacturing & Distribution

As a global manufacturer of vehicle mounted aerial lifts and specialty access equipment for electric utility, telecommunications, bridge inspection, tree care and other fleet-supported industries, Time Manufacturing Company continues to create value for customers worldwide. Through Versalift, BrandFX, Aspen Aerials, Ruthmann, Steiger, Ecoline, Bluelift, Movex and France Elévateur brands, the company provides equipment to a global client base through a global network of facilities and distributors. Time Manufacturing Company currently employs more than 2,600 associates worldwide.