Riwal Group, the international powered access equipment specialist headquartered in The Netherlands, announces that it has acquired full ownership of the
Instant Holland Group as per July 1st 2009.

All Instant’s businesses are based and operated in The Netherlands. Instant’s powered access rental fleet has some 845 aerial work platforms and 29 telehandlers. Most equipment in the Instant fleet has been manufactured by JLG and delivered by Riwal, JLG’s distributor in The Netherlands.

In the new situation the existing partnership will be intensified even further while maintaining or improving customer value.

About Riwal Group:

Riwal Group is the majority shareholder in the Unitree Group company 123LIFT Group, operating in Poland and Baltic States.

Riwal Group is one of Europe’s market leaders for sales and rentals of aerial work platforms, telescopic material handlers and other products and services for working at height. Riwal has operations in Europe, Middle East, Kazakhstan and Brazil.

With a combined rental fleet of over 12,000 aerial work platforms and some 2,000 fork lifts and telehandlers privately-owned Riwal is one of the largest rental companies in the world of powered access.

In April 2009 at the annual IAPA meeting Riwal was voted ‘international rental company of the year’