Almac appointed Oana Samoila as Export Area Manager
Almac Srl, the innovative italian manufacturer of the bi-levelling self-propelled scissor lifts and telescopic tracked boom, has appointed Oana Samoila as Export Area Manager.
Samoila joins the company from low level aerial lift manufacturer, Bravi Platforms, where she previously worked for 15 months as Sales and Marketing Specialist, while serving as Area manager for Italy, UK, Spain and Portugal.
Mrs. Samoila will be based in Italy and will be taking Sales responsibilities for the management of Almac’s products in Italy and UK with the goal to expand business and relationship in the countries while working strictly with the existing networks and locally based Country Sales Manager as Malcolm Kitt in Uk.
Prior to her time within the access industry, she worked as a language specialist before going into made-to-measure course developing and training, working as head of sales training for four years for company International House.
Andrea Artoni’s comment
Andrea Artoni, General Manager of Almac commented: “I’m very pleased that Oana joins our team. A young, very motivated and well prepared person, is a great addition to our sales team. Her professionality and “thinking outside the box” will definitely mix well with Almac’s unique way of doing business.
The fast growth of our company and increased business sales thanks to expanded and qualified worldwide partnership, needed a stronger dedicated team in order to respond more efficiently to our Partners and customer’s needs and expectations .
I’m sure that together with Jonathan Vioni, our other Export Area Manager and the rest of the sales team, we will definitely be able to reach our ambitious targets.
Watch Oana’s video presentation
The company resumes its full activity, in compliance with the health regulations
After a first period where numerous work activities had to undergo great limitations, the so-called phase 2 finally arrived. Following the ministerial directives issued by the central government, as well as the region, Almac is once again fully operational. The company, in fact, although it has always carried out its essential activities, has implemented a series of preventive measures in order to guarantee the restoration of its productivity to full capacity, in full compliance with the health regulations in force.
Working safely: measures taken to ensure the employees’ health
The company has always paid particular attention to respect for workers’ rights. Precisely for this reason, at this particular time, it has reorganized its production in order to better protect the health and safety of all its employees. To achieve this result, Almac has implemented, for example, in compliance with the Prime Ministerial Decree of 26 April and the safety protocol of 24 April, the following procedures:
- Personal protective equipment help for all employees, provided directly by the company
- Staggering the entrances, so that there is no crowding and the social distancing is maintained.
- Temperature test at the entrance, to ensure that the staff is suitable
- Creation and dissemination of company protocols to inform staff about all aspects of Covid-19
- Periodic sanitization of production areas
- Daily cleaning of all corporate environments
- Control of users coming from outside
- Incentives and extension of the activities carried out in Smart Working
Beyond production: the services guaranteed
The above measures, in addition to reducing the possibility of contagion, are designed to ensure the continuation of a series of services for customers: for example, remote assistance will be provided on all types of machinery produced and all commercial and administrative activities will be guaranteed together. For any further information you can use the form in the contact section.
AlmaCrawler announces New General Manager for its subsidiary Almac Pacific
Almac Italia, the Italian manufacturer of the innovative bi-levelling Scissor lift and telescopic Boom lifts is pleased to announce Bob Mules as the new General Manager for its Pacific operative branch, Almac Pacific.
Mules, a long-time experienced presence in the industry, spent his first 17 years in the Rental Industry, 13 of those years were with Wreckair Hire, acquired by Coates Hire in 2002, before he decided to “cross the line” and spend the past 19 years with Access manufacturers (OEM’s), with the last 10 years as the General Manager of Australia and New Zealand for JLG.
Bob Mules commented: “I’m excited to join such a dynamic company that is driven by innovation and providing the highest standard in safety in daily use. The AlmaCrawler products, with their self-leveling capability are definitely industry leading. Being able to combine my years at the helm of a leading company in the sector with Almac’s technological initiative, is an exciting challenge and opportunity.
Considering the strong appreciation of the customers towards the quality and after sales support of the Almac products, I look forward to working closely with our National Retailers – United Fork Lift Equipment, Youngman & Richardson and Alfasi Hire, the rental companies and service providers. I aim to strengthen our current partnerships and to ensure that we provide them an exceptional customer experience on a daily basis.”
Andrea Artoni’s comment
Andrea Artoni, General Manager and Owner of Almac Sri. commented: “Nowadays after 7 years of our history, Almac is being recognized as one of the most innovative and dynamic companies within the AWP industry, as shown by its numbers, growth rate, and the expansion of its product range and increasing sales network worldwide.
The Pacific region is an extremely strategic area for Almac. In fact, our products have already been implemented in the rental fleets of the biggest players. For this reason, today our Company wants to organize, consolidate and reinforce its presence, especially looking at the upcoming development of our range in the next three years.
So, I’m very happy that Bob Mules is joining our Almac Pacific’s team. He will definitely bring his experience and market knowledge to support us in making this next step. The appointment of Bob compliments the new recent strategy that saw us establish our new operational headquarters near Melbourne. This dedicated warehouse, for spare parts and products’ stock, has been set up to support our direct customers and our national retailers, United Equipment for Australia, Youngman & Richardson in New Zealand and Alfasi Hire in Malaysia.”
Mules will assume responsibility for the Almac-Pacific business, starting on May 4th.
All of the Almac team are really excited about the future and looking forward to the challenges ahead as we build our business throughout the market of Australia and New Zealand.
Following the Prime Ministerial Decree of 1 April 2020, which extends to 13 April 2020 the urgent measures to contain the Covid-19 contagion provided for in the Prime Ministerial Decree of 22 March 2020, by which the Council of Ministers had ordered (article 1, paragraph 1, letter a) the suspension of all non-essential industrial, commercial and production activities until 3 April 2020 (article 2). Almac in order to comply with government regulations and to ensure maximum protection of its employees will remain closed at least until 13 April 2020 inclusive.
As before, the sales, after-sales and administrative activities will be ensured remotely via smart working, in order to guarantee the best support for our customers and partners.
CORONAVIRUS, LET’S STOP IT TOGETHER!
In compliance with the latest government decree for the containment and contrast of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Almac will remain closed from 23 March to 3 April 2020 included.
In order to grant the best continuous support to all our customers and partners, Almac will assure the full operations of the Sales, After Sales (by remote but no spare parts deliveries) and administration departments in smart working.
Be assured that our team will always grant his Almac standard of professionality during these challenging days.
The company will be present at the big event in the United Kingdom
The company confirms its continuous international growth, thanks to the quality and performance of its machinery. AlmaCrawler will be present at the Vertical Days, one of the largest trade fair events of the machines for work at height. The event will be held in the United Kingdom, at Donington Park in Castle Donington, an area where there is also a circuit of formula F1.
A unique event for those who produce or use equipment for working at height
In particular, the event represents one of the most important meeting points for those involved in lifting equipment. Almac will be present in an international context, within which it will showcase the quality of its machinery and innovative company technologies. In addition, numerous seminars and training events have been organized all participants, which aim to facilitate the informations exchange between producers and possible buyers.
The presence of Almac: the machinery exhibited during the event
At the show, the company will exhibit three different types of machinery useful for working at height. Specifically, during the two days of the event, you will find the following models:
All the machines presented are developed and manufactured by the company team using cutting-edge technologies, which allow to guarantee very high performance in any context of use, as well as a high level of safety. For example, the self-propelled telescopic crawler JIBBI 1250 EVO is equipped with an Anti-collision Ultrasonic System, who is able to protecting the operator with an anticrushing barrier on both sides of the basket.
Are you curious to know all the specifications of the machinery and appreciate their construction quality? Come to the show and visit our company at booth 408, in the outdoor area. For any other information on the event is available the contact section.
* In light of the ongoing COVID-19 virus, the organisers of Vertikal Days have confirmed that the event has been postponed to a date to be assigned.
From 21st to 23rd February, The company will be present at the important event on the green maintenance
The company’s presence at national and international trade fairs is growing. In September, AlmaCrawler will be present with its crawler lift at My Plant & Garden, an exhibition event in Rho (Milan), dedicated to green maintenance professionals. You can discover all the machinery on display during the show at pavillon 20 – booth H49-H50.
A meeting point for green maintenance professionals.: the show
Since the first years of activity, the company has always offered different machines for those who deal of the green maintenance. The event, therefore, represents a moment of exchange between AlmaCrawler and the industry professional, who will be able to discover the uses of the company machinery, appreciating the characteristics and advantages offered by their use. The show will take place in a unique context, with an exhibition area of 45,000 square meters, divided into 8 macro-sectors designed to give a complete view of what is the green supply chain.
A showcase for company machinery: the models proposed for green maintenance
What models will be proposed during this wonderful international showcase? In particular, the company will exhibit two models of aerial platform, which are particularly suitable for use in garden maintenance. At the booth you can see:
These machines thanks to the possibility to operate on rough terrain and with steep slopes above 40%, are particularly useful for applications such as tree pruning or hedge trimming.
Don’t miss the chance to find out more about the company’s machinery, the AlmaCrawler team is waiting for you during the three days of the fair. For more information, please visit the contact section.
The JT and ML line enhance with new excellent performance machines
Innovation and constant development of new solutions for the professionals that work in height in different type of sectors. This features distinguish AlmaCrawler on the international stage. To best meet the needs of its customers, the company has designed some new model of aerial platforms of JT serie and one new tracked crawler of ML serie.
JT-Line & ML-Line: all new models
What’s the new machines? The Almac team developed 3 new JIBBI aerial platforms and 1 new machine of the ML line. Below the characteristics and details of this new products:
- JIBBI 1250 EVO-RT – Thanks to its ease of use, this model is especially suitable to rental company. Equipped with a three-cylinder Yanmar diesel engine, the big innovations of this model are the fixed undercarriage and the higher outreach (lateral and frontal).
- JIBBI 1250 LTH – Extremely versatile, this model is equipped with a electric engine which allows to eliminate emissions and work both outdoors and indoors. It can reach a working height of 12.2 meters.
- JIBBI 1270 EVO – With a frontal reach of 8 meters and lateral of 7, as well as a maximum height of 12.2, this self-propelled elevator can work even on steep slopes, always offering great performance.
- MULTI-LOADER 6.0 – Available in three different engines and with a capacity of 6000 kg, this model is equipped with Dynamic Leveling technology, which guarantees great safety even in slope terrain.
Each of the new machines can be customized with different elements and kits designed to simplify numerous types of activities.
Do you want more information?
If you want receive more details on new machineries, visit contact section. The team will be pleasure to answer all your questions as soon as possible
AlmaCrawler will participate at the GIS 2019, that will be held in Piacenza, Italy, from 3th to 5th October 2019. GIS is the only Italian event of Access Industry and it’s an important occasion to show and introduce, additional incredible news on our ranges of JIBBI and MULTI LOADER families.
We are at BOOTH F11!!
Almac will participate at JDL EXPO 2019 in Beaune, France, at the Palais des congres. On 25, 26 and 27 September come to visit our stand and discover the AlmaCrawler range!
At the fair, we will introduce the scissor lift BIBI 1090-BL EVO, the tracked loader MULTI LOADER 2.5 and be the crawler telescopic boom, winner of IAPA AWARDS 2019, the JIBBI 1250 EVO. All Almac models are characterized by the innovative Bi-levelling technology that allows to operate on rough terrain and / or on steep slopes.
Come to visit us at BOOTH A12!