acquires Omega Lift IP
November 2nd, 2016
Liftking Manufacturing Corp has acquired all of the
intellectual property and product assets of failed
manufacturer Omega Lift, headquartered in Bolton,
The intellectual property purchased
include Omega Lift's patents and patents pending as well
as all of the associated designs for Omega Lift
all-terrain forklifts, ARM telehandlers and
"As a continuation of Liftking's
global support network in the rough-terrain forklift
field, we are pleased to announce that we have purchased
all of the intellectual property of the Omega line of
materials handling equipment so we can assist all
customers and dealers with all parts, service and sales
support for all units out in the field," says Mark
Aldrovandi, director of sales at Liftking.
associated intellectual property acquired will further
Liftking Manufacturing’s existing portfolio of
construction and rough-terrain materials handling
solutions to provide their customers with greater
long-term productivity benefits.
Liftking is not
revealing what it paid for the assets of the bankrupt
manufacturer that was liquidated in September, owing
more than CAD10 million.
It is not yet clear when
the Omega models will return to production.
general manager Jeff Cockerton tells Forkliftaction News
that the company intends to support existing Omega
customers with parts and service. "Timing will depend on
how quickly we can work through the information we have
purchased," he says.
Liftking will also contact
Omega dealers once it has reviewed the assets it has
purchased and works out "how we can help them", he adds.
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Liftking is a North American
manufacturer of a complete line of Rough Terrain
Forklifts and Special Mission Oriented Vehicles,
as well as other Specialized Carriers, Heavy
Material Handling Transporters and Steel Mill
In business since 1968 and
with a dedicated workforce of 100
employees, Liftking has been
manufacturing Rough Terrain Forklifts and other
Material Handling Equipment for commercial and
military applications for over 45 years.
Liftking has over 8,000 units
operating worldwide with more than 170 Dealer
Locations that sell and service Liftking
products around the globe. Liftking has
proven over the years it can compete on quality,
specifications, ergonomics, price and delivery
in the Material Handling field.