Hiab Launches WALTCO MDV Liftgate Series

WALTCO MDV liftgate series featuring low weight, enhanced safety, and easy operation for efficient dock loading.

Hiab Launches WALTCO MDV Liftgate Series
Hiab Launches WALTCO MDV Liftgate Series

Hudiksvall, Sweden- Hydrauliska Industri AB (Hiab)., a manufacturer of loader cranes, demountable container handlers, forestry cranes, truck-mounted forklifts, and tail lifts, is a part of Cargotec Corporation., launches the WALTCO MDV liftgate series, designed for quick, hassle-free dock loading and distribution. This new series features sustainability benefits, enhanced safety, and intuitive controls for easy operation.

The MDV liftgate series offers 3,000 or 4,000 lbs. lifting capacities and various platform sizes. With low weight to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption, they feature fewer moving parts for minimal maintenance. High-quality construction includes galvanized steel columns and an aluminum platform for corrosion resistance and longevity.

Mr. Fin Moore, Product Manager, Tail Lifts, Hiab, said, “The WALTCO MDV liftgate series offers the perfect balance between lifting capacity and low weight. It is easy and quick to operate safely, especially where a loading dock is present. The lower weight reduces carbon emissions for the product and reduces the energy consumption of the long lasting liftgate, making it a more sustainable choice for our customers.”

The MDV liftgate series integrates industry-leading safety features such as LED work lights, anti-slip platforms, and secure load retention options. It offers efficient operation with easy push-button controls for opening and closing, along with heavy-duty dock bumpers for added protection. Designed for sectors like rental/leasing, home delivery, and food/beverage, MDV liftgates are easy to install using monobolt rivets and a plug-and-play hydraulic system, reducing installation time significantly.