Rotrex places major winch order

Rotrex Group has become the biggest provider of 4 tonne winches in the UK after it placed an order with Italian manufacturer OMAC for its UP40 winch.

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The company, which serves as an exclusive distributor in the UK for OMAC, says the order for the UP40 winch comes off the back of growing popularity in the UK due to its “exceptional capabilities and features.”

It has a maximum pull of 40kN, maximum speed of 65m/min, a 12mm maximum rope capacity and steel rope fitted up to 1300m.

Other features include a light composite material canopy, built in technology, including onboard Wi-Fi for data transmission and the latest data recording technology.

Customers can also use the supporting app for bespoke demonstrations, ongoing technical support, and training courses provided by Rotrex.

Don Wilkinson, general manager at Rotrex Group, said, “This new investment in our rental fleet further solidifies Rotrex’s position as one of the UK’s leading winch hire specialists. As a business, we are constantly analysing the marketplace and are laser focused on delivering the products that our customers need.

The demand for the UP40 is only set to grow and we ready to support our customers around the UK by providing them with the best solutions to make their projects run smoothly and more efficiently.”


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