However, over the last 20 years IRIZAR FORGE has been positioned as a preferred & valued partner for medium and heavy forgings and for the last 10 years were among the top global players for very heavy duty applications above 500t. as Pedestral Cranes, Knuckle Boom Cranes, Mobile Cranes, Crawler Cranes or Overhead Cranes.

IRIZAR FORGE is a MHI global player, designing, manufacturing, inspecting & certifying and distributing heavy forgings for Lifting & Mooring Equipment (Crane Hooks, Hook Blocks, Crane Blocks, Swivel Hooks ...)

Material Handling Industry (MHI) is wide, diverse, and global, but for heavy-duty handling applications can be vertical or horizontal:

For vertical applications we have the lifting industry where the most popular equipment is the CRANE in all of its varieties (Construction Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Tower Cranes, Mobile Cranes, Overhead Cranes, Crawler Cranes, Port Cranes ...)

For horizontal applications we have the Mooring Industry and Dregging Systems where the most developed environments are marine-subsea, together with mining. In this range, High MBLs are being requested taking into account criticality of such as products.

IRIZAR Forge has historically been focused in the crane industry, covering a huge variety of OEMs operating across 4 segments:

Crane Industry Segmentation by SWL


But the most popular range and consequently the 80% worldwide crane consumption (% based on ice-berg theory 20-80) is in the lighter ranges (segments 1+2), having a huge amount of different types of cranes, specifically designed for certain works:

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