Potain Self-Erecting Tower Cranes
Move material across the entire jobsite from one location and cut build times by up to 50% with a Potain self-erecting tower crane. Their fast set-up, extensive up-and-over reach, and ground level remote control operation make them a a smart alternative to forklifts, telehandlers, and truck cranes.
Potain is the global leader in tower cranes, producing cranes with outstanding reliability and innovative designs. Every Potain self-erecting crane is backed by local support for jobsite planning, sales, parts, and service through the strongest crane dealer channel in the United States and Canada. Plus, many Potain authorized dealers offer an extensive fleet of self-erecting tower crane rentals, providing an affordable, short-term option when you need to supplement your equipment quickly.
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Contractors are increasing jobsite communication, reducing overall costs, and building up to 50% faster with Potain self-erecting tower cranes.
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- Sage Construction delivers time, money and labor savings on recent home build
It’s so quiet. We are able to have multiple trades on the job at once and everybody can hear each other. The operator can give his instructions, and everybody can hear him clearly. It just makes safety a gigantic bonus on the job. Read More
- Link Construction increases homebuilding speed by 3 weeks
The Igo MA 21 self-erecting crane helped put us ahead of schedule by two and a half to three weeks. It saves us a lot of time because it’s just so quick and easy to operate. We used it for setting the floors, the walls and the roof trusses, among other tasks. Read More
- Frana Companies accelerates construction with Potain
Self-erecting cranes are easy to set up and dismantle. You place them right on the jobsite, and you get the swing radius that can cover most or all of the building area. Read More
- Fager Framing cuts production in half
Being the production manager, I have to look at the production side of things. Without a Potain crane, we’re at least a third of the time slower, If not half the time. So with that crane being on site we can cut our production times in half. You can use one crane versus four or five different pieces of machinery. We will absolutely consistently use it. Read More
- Pinetop Custom Homes builds 50% faster
We are able to build houses 50% faster with the self-erecting tower cranes than with other types of equipment. They’re also easier to get to the jobsite. They have axles underneath, so you can just pull them onto the site. They’re silent, don’t produce exhaust fumes, and with their remote-control operation, they really increase visibility, safety and precision picking. Read More
- Quasius Construction finds perfect jobsite solution
Pennsylvania Avenue is a significant road for residents who want to access the lake or riverfront area, so it was essential to minimize public disruption as well as the additional project cost and downtime that road closures would entail. The Igo T 85 A gave us the small footprint, easy setup and long reach necessary for jobsite efficiency. Overall, we are extremely pleased with the Igo T 85 A. It’s a versatile tool that does everything we need it to and more, helping to drive efficiency on site. Read More
- MK Builders sees significant boost in jobsite efficiency
The fact that you can use the remote control to operate this crane from anywhere on the jobsite — in the building or on the ground — is the best thing that could have happened for us. It’s all about speed and efficiency. We complete jobs quicker with the tower cranes and with less people. Read More
- We have found a more profitable way to build
With a smaller footprint, they can easily move around and provide a nice X:Y grid over the entire construction site. We're not limited by where a forklift may be able to drive, the incline it can make or whether it can safely lift a load. Self-erecting tower cranes are a great tool to get around a jobsite, and as operators become more familiar, comfortable and confident behind the controls, then you'll start seeing these cranes on every job. Read More