Italian crane manufacturer Fassi Group has announced it is increasing its expertise in self-propelled aerial platforms with the acquisition of ATN.
Developing a range of products designed primarily to meet the needs of rental companies, Fassi’s French arm has assumed control of the company. The self-propelled aerial platforms ATN produces can be designed for rubber or tracks and with electric or diesel engines, up to heights of 22.85m and load capacities of 230kg.
A Fassi Group spokesperson said, “The quality and robustness of the manufacturing materials guarantee the machines a long lifecycle, even when exposed to harsh operating conditions. In terms of design, the products continue to improve and constantly increase in range, without compromising their ability to facilitate and simplify maintenance operations, maximising the profitability of its customers.”
ATN was founded in 2000 in Tonneins, in the Southwest of France between Bordeaux and Toulouse, and today its production and administrative plant is located a few kilometers away in the town of Fauillet in a factory of 20,000m² (covering six hectares of land), which opened in 2013. The initial idea was to develop aerial platforms with a vertical column installed on a track called PIAF.
With the acquisition of ATN, the Fassi Group continues its expansion into all areas of lifting, particularly in the segment of standalone machines, that is, not installed on a truck. In this regard, ATN will become the natural partner of the Italian brand Jekko, already associated with the Fassi Group, to produce a complete range of solutions in a market that boasts increasingly important numbers.