The Combilift company was founded by two engineers, Martin McVicar and Robert Moffett. Between them, they had more than 40 years of engineering experience when they established the company in the year 1998 in Monaghan, Ireland. In only more than 10 years, Combilift became a leader within the long handling market all around the world, providing equipment to over 50 markets worldwide. Supported by a trusted global network of distributors that have helped expand distribution into many markets all over the world and utilizing their extensive knowledge and experience, Moffett and McVicar have made equipment which had sold 10,000 models by mid 2009 and are in high demand.
Below is a summary of some of the Combilift models.
C-Series Combilifts come in an array of mast options. Lift heights as much as nine meters and lift capacities as much as 25,000 kilograms are available. Engines are available in diesel, electric or battery and gas or LPG and the C-Series Combilifts could operate within 210 centimetres wide guided aisles.
Combilift Straddle Carriers provide the ability to move oversized, heavy cargo like fully loaded containers that weigh as much as 35 tons. These loads can be transported all over a facility or work site and the Combilift Straddle Carrier could lift fully loaded containers where needed, whether it be from trailer to trailer, from the trailer to the ground or from the ground to the trailer. These kinds of equipment are a cost-effective, efficient solution for many shipping, haulage, and distribution businesses, even those with low throughput levels.
The SL-Series is a lot different from other side-loaders due to its ability to drive in four directions. This multi-directional steering is available with the cab on the left or on the right. This all-wheel drive, hydrostatic lift truck could help companies in numerous ways, one of which is to enable facilities to have narrower aisles. It also allows the capability to block or bilk stack by driving forward. This extremely manoeuvrable truck is often considered to be a superior option compared to a lot of traditional sit-down sideloaders due to the various additional features and capabilities.