About Us

Italkrane premises in Milan
Italkrane headquarters in Milan, Italy.

Italkrane Srl was established in 1962 by its founders Enzo Banfi and Giovanni Penati who both still enjoy an active part in the day to day running of the company.  Since its formation in 1962 Italkrane Srl has become a world renowned manufacturer of a high quality range of electric and manual powered overhead cranes & hoists for Standard and Explosion proof applications.

Italkrane products are noted for their high quality rugged construction which offer reliable long term service and ease of maintenance. This emphasis on quality and reliability of its products has resulted in an enviable worldwide reputation and many satisfied customers.

Another feature of Italkrane’s approach to the market is its flexibility in response to customers specific design requirements.  Including special dimensional and documentation criteria and various non standard features such as second emergency hoist brakes, rack and pinion drive, articulated hoist trolleys and special paint finishes etc.

Italkrane Srl are a ISO9001 registered company employing 50 people at its manufacturing plant located in Milan, Italy with a total covered area of 4,600 square metres on a 30,000 square metre site.  Italkrane also hold INERIS notification to confirm compliance with ATEX requirements for the manufacture and certification of explosion proof cranes and hoists.

Italkrane are a privately owned company who still enjoy the freedom to determine their own approach to business in line with the original ethos of its founders.

Italkrane are represented in the UK, Eire & Norwegian markets by IK Lifting Ltd.