Leading specialist truck and applications dealer MV Commercial has completed a multi million pound deal to acquire Fruehauf out of administration. The deal sees MV provide a secure future for the well known brand as well as protecting 120 jobs. An immediate cash injection and commitment to further investment over the next three years make up part of the deal alongside a modernisation of Freuhauf’s Grantham site and the addition of a truck sales and rental facility on site. CEO of MV Commercial, Thomas O’Rourke, commented on the deal: “ThisSEE DETAILS
Manufactured at our 64 acre site in Grantham, Lincolnshire, which is acknowledged for its existing precision engineering and fabrication facilities, Fruehauf products are built to last. Fruehauf build a range of tippers and rigids and are renowned for their production, quality control systems and techniques, with all fabrication processes, shot blasting and painting performed in-house.
Offering market-leading turnaround times, Fruehauf products are robust,
lightweight and versatile enough to suit a range of industries and applications. All Fruehauf tippers and rigids carry full European Type approval.
We now offer a genuine Fruehauf spare parts service for rigids and trailers which are fitted by specialist engineers. Only the very best proprietary components and raw materials are used in the manufacturing process and the quality control and inspection standards are second to none.
Fruehauf are the UK’s leading manufacturer of tipping trailers
and continue to strive towards being number one in the rigid body and crane grab market. Fruehauf, with 90% of the market share, is the leading UK manufacturer of tipper trailers and plankers, now applies their legendary quality, design and construction excellence to the rigid market, where there is enormous demand and potential for growth within the construction and transport industry.
“Cranes are a huge part of what we do, so we certainly weren’t going to turn down the opportunity to put the ‘Crane’ back into ‘Crane Fruehauf’!”THE TRUCK EXPERT
"[Fruehauf are] speeding towards being the number one name in the rigid body and crane grab market"MANUFACTURING TODAY
“Fruehauf has a fantastic product range, a rich heritage, and a wealth of talent within its team"INTERNATIONAL CRANES
"MV Commercial has completed the purchase of manufacturer Fruehauf, The multi-million-pound deal protects 120 jobs and secures a future for Grantham-based Fruehauf including a commitment to invest £30m over to modernise the 56 acre facility reviving the ‘Crane Fruehauf’ name."COMMERCIAL MOTOR