The new Günzburger Steigtechnik Rescue Equipment team (from left): Philipp Barfuß (Business Unit Manager), Tatjana Seefelder (Special Projects Sales), Markus Böck (Sales), Michael Lewold (Sales Manager), Jens Eberhardt (Key Account Manager Export), Andreas Bernhauer (Sales) and Alessandro Eustacchio (Sales).  | © MUNK GmbH The new Günzburger Steigtechnik Rescue Equipment team (from left): Philipp Barfuß (Business Unit Manager), Tatjana Seefelder (Special Projects Sales), Markus Böck (Sales), Michael Lewold (Sales Manager), Jens Eberhardt (Key Account Manager Export), Andreas Bernhauer (Sales) and Alessandro Eustacchio (Sales).  | © MUNK GmbH

Rescue equipment: more team power, more roadshows

Günzburger Steigtechnik is strengthening its team and is now offering live demonstrations to emergency services and specialist retailers throughout Germany and Austria

17/02/2021

Press release

Enhanced expertise, customer consulting and proximity to customers: that is precisely how Günzburger Steigtechnik is now convincing customers in its Rescue Equipment Business Unit. The company has extended its Rescue Equipment team with three new members of staff, who will expand the company’s outstanding person-to-person customer service – whether on the phone, digitally or in person at the customer's premises. The Rescue Equipment team is also offering a live roadshow to emergency services and specialist retailers at the customer’s premises throughout Germany and Austria. Our customers can now experience the extensive Günzburger Steigtechnik product range for fire, rescue and disaster services at first hand and test it in person. The roadshow will showcase multifunctional, push-fit and rope-extension ladders, mobile containers, rescue platforms, tool boxes and even fire station equipment. Check out the tour dates and further information on the roadshow at www.steigtechnik.de/roadshow.

Three new members of staff have joined the Günzburger Steigtechnik Rescue Equipment team: Philipp Barfuß has joined as Business Unit Manager, Michael Lewold as Sales Manager and Jens Eberhardt as Key Account Manager Export. All three are experienced experts in rescue equipment and are perfect additions to the team. The team now has seven members of staff, each of which is responsible for different product ranges and is therefore a specialist in his or her field of access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster services. They all provide first-class customers service and are on hand to provide advice and assistance to fire services, fire service operators and aid and disaster organisations.

“Our lasting success is based on innovative products that we have been developing for many years together with the emergency services. But it is also based on our excellent customer service, one-to-one personal contact with people, an approach that has lost none of its significance in the digital age. I am therefore delighted to have the three new members of our Rescue Equipment team on board, who bring plenty of fire power and depth of knowledge to the table”, stresses Ferdinand Munk, Managing Director of Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH.

Rescue Equipment range on tour

The Bavarian premium manufacturer is also organising a roadshow throughout Germany and Austria in its Rescue Equipment Business Unit. Emergency services and specialist retailers can therefore see for themselves the innovations and proven solutions developed by Günzburger Steigtechnik and try and test them at first hand in situ – naturally complying with all current hygiene and safety regulations. “We have received very positive feedback about our previous roadshows. It is self-evident that we will therefore systematically continue this concept and also visit customers with our rescue equipment range – providing this is permitted by the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. In this way, we once again underline our high standards when it comes to service and close customer relationships”, continues Ferdinand Munk.

When designing its roadshows, the Rescue Equipment team gears them to the individual requests and needs of emergency services and specialist retailers. The team can showcase the entire rescue equipment product range. However, the Günzburger Steigtechnik experts can also focus more intensively on specific product ranges on request. The company specialises in access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster services. Alongside multi-purpose, push-fit, rope-extension and hook ladders, the company also manufactures and supplies rescue platforms, fire station equipment and tool boxes, which are available for the first time equipped with premium-quality tool inserts. The range also includes a number of mobile container models, which can also be individually designed and equipped to meet the needs of the emergency services – including the first electrically-driven mobile container eRC.

About the MUNK Group

With its business units MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik, MUNK Rettungstechnik and MUNK Service, the MUNK Group is one of the leading suppliers of access solutions and rescue equipment and corresponding service solutions. As a technology and innovation leader in access solutions, the name Munk stands for safety made in Germany. The company is now run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Munk family. With the reorganisation under the umbrella of the MUNK Group, the former Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH has given itself an even more clearly differentiated company structure to ensure its future and is making it clear with its name that the company will remain in family hands. Under the motto: One family. One name. One mission.

In the MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik business unit for access solutions, the MUNK Group carries over 2,500 products in its standard range, from ladders for commercial, public and private use to mobile scaffolding, platforms, stairs and bridging steps to custom-made special constructions. These include, for example, work and maintenance platforms, docking systems, walkways and assembly platforms, which, in the era of digitalisation, can also be automatically adapted to the respective environment using the latest control technology.

In the MUNK Rettungstechnik business unit for rescue equipment, the company offers access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster relief operations. These include, for example, multi-functional ladders, scaling and push-up extension ladders, rescue platforms, toolboxes, station equipment and a wide range of mobile containers. In the MUNK Service business unit, the MUNK Group bundles the areas of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of access solutions and rescue equipment, as well as seminars.

The MUNK Group is always drawing attention to itself with new ideas that offer customers real added value in practice. It has already received several awards for its innovations, its economic development, its responsible and sustainable actions and as a family-friendly employer – most recently from the Oskar Patzelt Foundation as one of the three most impressive companies in the German SME sector. The company is also one of the top 100 innovators in the SME sector in 2021.

The MUNK Group manufactures exclusively in its home region of Günzburg. It was also the first provider ever to be audited by TÜV Nord in 2010 with the certified proof of origin “Made in Germany” and grants a guarantee of 15 years on all standard made in Germany products. The MUNK Group employs around 380 people at its headquarters in Günzburg and Leipheim and will invest around 20 million euros in its sites in 2021.

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Bettina Sauter-Kueres

MUNK GmbH
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 23
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Günzburg
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