Global presence

Mennens belong to the business unit Lifting Solutions within Axel Johnson International. The business unit is a global player that specializes in lifting equipment, steel wire rope, height safety and services. It operates as a group of companies that supply wire rope, hoists, overhead cranes and other lifting products together with connected services.

Lifting solutions has developed rapidly. Having grown from 0 to 290 MEUR in annual sales since 2005, when the first acquisition was made. Today Lifting Solutions consist of 25 market-leading companies with 67 service centers throughout Europe. Together, the companies serve clients in a wide range of industries, including off-shore, renewable energy, shipping, automotive manufacturing, ports, fish farming, engineering, pulp and paper, mining, and steel.

Even though Lifting Solutions has a short history the companies within the group have a long history in the business and are well known and established in their local markets. Several have even been around for more than a century. Together, they possess a vast resource of specialist knowledge in lifting and steel wire rope. To read more about the companies in Lifting Solutions, visit www.axinter.com/lifting .

Strong owner

Mennens is part of Axel Johnson International, a privately owned Swedish industrial group of more than 90 companies in 25 countries, with combined annual sales of €750 million. Axel Johnson International drives business development and growth through a long-term approach to ownership in strategic niche markets, primarily technical components and solutions for industrial processes. Axel Johnson International is organized in four business groups: Cargo Securing Solutions, Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Solutions and Lifting Solutions. To read more about Axel Johnson International, visit www.axinter.com .