Palfinger is a global leader in the hookloader and skiploader industry and provides functionally-designed hookloaders and skiploaders offering low maintenance which ensures a higher residual value.

Palfinger Skiploaders are powerful vehicle mounted radial hydraulic lifting units offering an ideal weight to capacity ratio, optimising the efficiency of your vehicle across a wide range of applications.

Palfinger Hookloader’s unique hook boom arrangement is perfect for handling a wide variety of container based modules. Flexible and robust, with low dead weight and great lifting and tipping capacity, our hookloaders offer exceptional payload, longevity, build quality and ease of maintenance.

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We offer the lightest range of hookloaders and skiploaders in the market. Using high tensile steel means avoiding unnecessary material and provides strong and powerful machinery without excessive weight.

All Palfinger hookloader and skiploader designs are tested at the factory, simulating over 10 years of lifting operations before being overloaded until breaking point. You can rely on our loaders to stand the test of time no matter the challenges they face.

All main components are sand-blasted, degreased, primed and final coated before assembly – increasing lifespan, reducing corrosion and adding to the resale value.

Palfinger are the only hookloader and skiploader manufacturer with ISO 3834-2 accreditation. This guarantees high quality, standardised and safe welding on all models, by trained and experienced welders.

The use of high tensile steel reduces the loader weight for increased payload, reduced fuel costs and truck life longevity.

The patented Bi-Speed system provide low speed for safely loading containers and Rapid Motion for quicker unloading, up to 50% faster in fact!

The simple, intuitive PAD control system and variety of mounted and radio control combinations makes using the loaders quick and easy for all operators.

Palfinger hook and skip loaders are easy to maintain, saving you time and money. Our products are based on simple but robust designs that include easy access parts, grease-free sliding elements, self-lubricating bushes and more.

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