PALFINGER India was first established as PALFINGER Cranes India Pvt Ltd in Chennai in the year 2008, is a wholly owned subsidiary of PALFINGER AG, with its headquarters in Salzburg, Austria. Established in 1932, PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and cost effective lifting solution for use in commercial vehicles and in the maritime field. PALFINGER has its production and assembly sites across Europe, North & South America and in Asia.

Innovation, Internationalisation and Flexibility are the strategic pillars of PALFINGER.

PALFINGER brand promises LIFETIME EXCELLENCE. PALFINGER India is committed to uphold this brand promise through our competent team of application specialists, extensive sales & service network, across India, Bhutan & Sri Lanka.

In 2023, PALFINGER Cranes India Pvt Ltd, was renamed PALFINGER INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED to signify that the business of PALFINGER in India is not just cranes, but also our lifting solutions from various different product lines which could benefit India.


  • Knuckle Boom Cranes: PALFINGER’s main product is the hydraulic knuckle boom crane, renowned for its user friendliness and high efficiency. With more than 100 models and a market share of more than 30 per cent, PALFINGER is the world market leader in this segment. PALFINGER Knuckle Boom Cranes can be mounted on any suitable truck chassis available in India.
  • Stiff Boom Cranes: Our stiff boom cranes have been Indigenously developed and is manufactured at our Chennai facility. Proven products for the lifting & transportation requirements of India and some Asian markets. 
  • PALFINGER Epsilon Timber & Recycling Cranes: PALFINGER is the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy duty log handling cranes and is the most preferred brand in the recycling, scrap handling and log handling industries. Our presence in India with major players in the paper industry is a testimony to this fact. 
  • Access Platforms: PALFINGER’s truck mounted access platforms enable users to reach any height with ease. The TOP CLASS range offers maximum job performance, while the compact set up of the SMART CLASS range allows for easy manoeuvring even in tight spaces. The TRACKED CLASS introduced recently starts with 15 m up to the aforesaid 52 m working height .They can be utilized indoors/outdoors and rough terrains due to its versatility and compatibility.
  • Hookloaders: PALFINGER is one of the largest manufacturers of hook lifts across the world. In India PALFINGER Hook loaders are used by leading waste management organizations.
  • Mobile Bridge Inspection Units: PALFINGER bridge inspection units have been proven on numerous railway, 2-way and road vehicles for many years. They are characterized by a particularly large working area both below and above the rail level. Equipped with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic energy in the working basket, the devices can also be used for the removal of material samples and for carrying out easy repair work.
  • Scissor Lift Series: The self-propelled scissor lift series was developed and listed in our portfolio from 2016. Its spacious platform design conforms to world class ergonomics. Experience our SANY-PALFINGER scissor platform lifts for the best products for safety, stability and operability comfort delivered through optimized design. The product ranges from 6m to 12m.The scissor lifts can work more in less charging time. The scissor lifts series besides the higher efficiency and quality, the feature of indoor and outdoor working conditions increases operation area of products.

PALFINGER Land Product range also includes:

  • Cranes for Railway maintenance & inspection
  • Truck Mounted Fork Lifts
  • Tail lift & passenger lift for trucks, Buses & Vans


Today PALFINGER India is proud to be associated with our customers, offering unique solutions to their special challenges. With our extensive product portfolio and application expertise, we are acknowledged solution providers to a broad spectrum of loading, lifting and handling tasks.

Our products have created a niche for themselves in industry segments like General Construction, Transport Logistics, Power supply, Forestry, Agriculture, Military, Oil & gas and Mining among others.


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PALFINGER is an international technology and mechanical engineering company and the world's leading producer and provider of innovative crane and lifting solutions. With around over 12,700 employees (without contingent workers), 30 manufacturing sites and a worldwide sales and service network of around 5,000 service points, PALFINGER creates added value from the challenges of its customers. PALFINGER is consistently continuing on its course as a provider of innovative, complete solutions that deliver increased efficiency and better operability, while leveraging the potential of digitalization along the entire production and value chain.

The core product of PALFINGER is the Loader Crane. The company is the world market leader in this segment with more than 100 models. In Timber and Recycling Cranes on- and off-road as well as Hooklifts PALFINGER is also the world’s biggest manufacturer. Over the years the product portfolio has been steadily expanded with products such as the Truck Mounted Forklifts, Tail Lifts, and the Access Platforms. With our Railway Systems and Bridge Inspection Units we are European technology and market leader in this high-tech sector. PALFINGER Marine is the global leading manufacturer of highly reliable, innovative and customized deck equipment and handling solutions for the maritime industries. The product portfolio includes cranes, lifesaving equipment, winches and handling equipment.

A worldwide service network including the supply of spare parts ensures fast and professional onsite support. PALFINGER Marine operates in all major maritime segments, including Offshore, Marine, Cruise, Navy and Coast Guard, and Wind.

The PALFINGER Group is 56.4 per cent owned by the Palfinger family and 7.5 percent are held by the company itself. Free float is about 36.1 per cent PALFINGER AG has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1999 and achieved record revenue of EUR 2.45 billion in 2023.


Lifetime Excellence


LIFETIME EXCELLENCE is our promise. Our central message. The core of our brand. For our customers, it means uncompromising top performance. The most efficient, reliable and innovative lifting solutions in a global network of professional service partners – for the lifetime of the product. Professionals need product solutions with excellent lifecycle performance. High resale value, shorter downtime and durable components result in outstanding cost balance – decisive reasons for our customers to invest in PALFINGER products. They know that, along with excellent performance, they are getting the most cost-effective and economical product solutions in the long term.




PALFINGER products offer an outstanding price-performance ratio. High productivity, ease of use, a close-knit service network as well as high resale value more than pay for the investment in a PALFINGER product over the period of its use. 


Premium quality and strength of the products, durable components and outstanding workmanship, dependable worldwide service as well as the company’s stability and strength make PALFINGER a reliable partner for professionals.  


PALFINGER is committed to leadership in innovation. In the past, trailblazing developments have revolutionized products  and, in future, intelligent system solutions and unique functionality from PALFINGER will also shape the industry and new product development.


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