1975-1999

1975-1999

As of the early days Holmatro product developers have focused on better performing, lighter rescue equipment and new smart solutions to make your rescue procedures safer, quicker and easier.

1975

1975-1999

First manufacturer to introduce hydraulic rescue tools operating on a pressure higher than 500 bar. The birth of more compact and lightweight hydraulic tools.

1977

1975-1999

Introduction of the dead man's handle resulting in safer operation: Uniform, ergonomic and controllable.

1983

1975-1999

First lightweight spreader, less than 19 kg. For easier handling and carrying.

1984

1975-1999

First ram with twin plungers. The creation of a double spreading length without the risk of bending a long plunger.

1985

1975-1999

First lightweight combi tool. For easier handling and carrying.

1986

1975-1999

First lightweight (<13 kg / 28.6 lbs) cutter with a relatively large blade opening (125 mm / 4.92") and more cutting power.

1990

1975-1999

First twin-plunger 16 tons / 35,273 lbf ram.

1993

1975-1999

Introduction of the Holmatro Personal Power concept for improved ergonomics: One man, one pump, one tool.

1998

1975-1999

First hydraulic cutter in the high-performance H-category (EN 13204) anticipating new developments in the automotive industry.

1999

1975-1999

First automatic locking hydraulic coupler for safer working conditions.

1999

1975-1999

Introduction of hydraulic shoring struts allowing a combination of shoring and lifting: Holmatro PowerShore.