Poclain Hydraulics and Its Partner SAF-HOLLAND

Dec 4, 2017

Poclain Hydraulics and Its Partner SAF-HOLLAND

Poclain Hydraulics and its Partner SAF-HOLLAND selected among nine finalists for the Franco-German economy award 2017.

For the 4th edition of the Franco-German Prize for the Economy, 9 Franco-German projects have been selected as finalists. The winners will be distinguished on December 11 in Paris.

9 finalists have been selected in 4 categories. The winners will be unveiled on December 11 as part of a great evening at the Pavillon Vendôme, attended by 300 French and German personalities from the fields of culture, politics and economics. As for previous editions, the evening will be hosted by journalist Annette Gerlach (Arte Channel). The participating companies were able to register in the following categories: "Environment, climate and energy", "Innovation, new technologies and industry of the future", "Industrial cooperation" and "Start-up".

Prix Franco-Allemand 2017


Through its subsidiary in Germany, Poclain Hydraulics has developed a partnership with SAF-Holland, a leading global commercial vehicle supplier and the largest independent listed manufacturer of chassis-related systems and components for trailers.

The aim of the partnership is to develop an universal hydraulic assistance system for tipper semi-trailers in order to allow them to access the sites easily through the extra traction brought by the system.