Member of the Federation of Mechanical engineering industries (FIM), the CISMA is a professional organization. The trade association gathers businesses based in Europe that conceive, produce and sell equipments for Construction, Infrastructure building, the steel industry and Handling ; it also includes suppliers of components and equipments made specifically for these materials.
The French excavator market continue to increase. End of May, the market for both types combined (compact and heavy excavators) is growing by 0,5% compared to the same period last year, during which records were reached.
In 2016, the French Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) market reached 6,300 units. In 2017, 7,600 units have been sold. This year, the French MEWPs market is set to exceed 8,000 units according to our forecast.
The French mini excavator market grew by 24% in 2017. As in 2016, the most important segment is the [2,5-3 tonnes] segment. The department of Bouches-du-Rhône remain the biggest department in units sold.