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Cascos Lifts – Celebrating 50 Years!!

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How often do you hear people say “They don’t make them like they used to”??

Well in our industry we hear it all the time, especially about lifts and, in general, they’d be right too!

However, Cascos actually do make lifts like they used to, because Cascos still use the same design principle and specification that was employed when they made their first 2 post lift back in the 60’s.

This year, the company celebrates their 50th anniversary, so we thought we’d give you a brief history and highlight some of the landmarks along the way. This timeline should be all the confidence and security you need to confirm Cascos is the right choice when buying (or selling) a lift 🙂

1965 – Carlos Alvarez-Cascos Snr used the contacts and knowledge he had gained working at the Volkswagen factory in Germany and Mercedes-Benz factory in Spain to start selling, amongst other products, a range of in-ground lifts for trucks

1968 – The first 1500m2 of office and production facilities were established to develop the first series of 2 post lifts and tyre changers, which were predominantly destined for the German market. It was this early partnership and experience with the German market that led to Cascos’ affinity with traditional build quality and design associated with German-made lifts

1970 – Started manufacturing the first mobile lifts, known as MONZA

1980 – Started designing and manufacturing lubrication equipment

1985 – Launched the first models of 4 Post lift

1988 – Launched the first Parallelogram lifts

1989 – Expanded the production facility with an additional 4000m2

1990 – Launched the first range of Parking lifts

1996 – Launched the first range of full-height scissor lifts

1999 – Awarded ISO 9001 for design and manufacturing of lifts

2001 – Expanded into new facilities with more than 6500m2

2002 – Launched the first range of wheel alignment scissor lifts

2003 – Attained certifications from Renault, Peugeot, Citroen and Nissan

2004 – Received largest order in Cascos history, for 560 4 Post Lifts fitted with play detectors for

Japanese equivalent of MOT

2011 – Received award for Aftersales from Spanish magazine ‘Our Workshops’

 

 

 

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