Leguan Lifts Oy appoints Avant Tecno USA as a new distributor for the North American Market

Avant Tecno USA and Leguan Lifts have formally announced their partnership and distribution plans for the North American market. Beginning in October 2020, Avant Tecno USA and select dealers in their extensive network will begin promoting, selling and servicing the Leguan 190 spider lifts designed for tree care, heavy-duty professional and rental use.

According to Jukka Kytömäki, President of Avant Tecno USA, the two companies will benefit from synergies related to, among other things, customers, product portfolio and extensive industry expertise.
“Similar to the Avant product line, Leguan Lifts were carefully designed paying meticulous attention to durability, safety and user friendliness,” said Kytömäki. “The Leguan 190 access platform specifically has unbeatable features including automatic leveling with a single push of a button, high platform capacity over the entire working area, all-terrain capabilities and sturdy boom design.”

Jori Mylläri, Export Manager of Leguan Lifts, is both excited and optimistic about introducing Leguan Lifts to the North American market.
“Avant Tecno USA’s values stand for commitment, knowledge and experience, and they offer great customer service to all of their customers. Their professional sales and service staff understand the North American customers’ needs and together with them we are able to offer the leading spider lift solutions to the market,” said Mylläri. Ambitious plans for sales growth.

Avant Tecno USA has spent the past few months preparing its sales, service and operations teams to offer Leguan local sales, marketing and after sales service for various industries and customer segments – primarily those in the tree care and rental sectors. The team at Leguan Lifts factory recently hosted a 3-day virtual sales and service training for Avant Tecno USA in September 2020 in preparation to begin the promotion and sales of Leguan Lifts’ products in United States and Canada.

“Leguan Lifts already has large market share in many of the European and Australian markets, and we are excited to introduce these high-quality machines to our product portfolio,” said Kytömäki.

Company information

Avant Tecno USA is a world leading manufacturer of high-quality compact loaders and attachments. For nearly 30 years, Avant Tecno has been pioneering the R&D and production of versatile and multi-functional machines that are designed to offer minimal ground damage, increase efficiency and reduce labor on job sites including tree care, landscaping, property maintenance, construction, demolition and more. Its technology, benefits and extensive range of more than 200 attachments are unmatched in the United States. Avant Tecno USA is a subsidiary of Avant Tecno Oy, which is headquartered in Finland. Avant leads the industry in providing superior engineering and product development in the field of multi-functional loaders and attachments.

Leguan Lifts introduced the first self-propelled work platform equipped with outriggers already in 1994. This innovative MEWP concept – first of its kind – started the market for compact self-propelled aerial lifts. Today Leguan spider lifts are sold in four continents – they are tested and in operation in the heat of Australia as well as in the cold of Lapland. All Leguan access platforms are manufactured in Ylöjärvi, Finland. Leguan Lifts is part of the Avant Tecno Group.

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