Of the German industries, which before the war shipped a considerable part of their manufacture overseas, the German crane industry ranks foremost. The exports not only covered the simple hoisting gear and transport devices, which were produced by mass production methods and could be used everywhere with equal advantage, but also all the special apparatus and plants, which were designed to meet local requirements, i. e. the most situable and appropriate equipments for given conditions.

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