Coast Crane Co., a subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp., has placed an order with Tadano America Corp. for 12 cranes, including two 160-ton capacity GR-1600XL-2 rough-terrain cranes. The GR1600XL-2 features 200 feet of 6-section boom and an onb0ard tip height of 269 feet on a low profile and maneuverable 3-axle carrier.

The order also contains various rough-terrain models from Tadano’s full line, along with 130-ton capacity Mantis GTC-1200 telescopic boom crawler cranes.

“Our decision to make this purchase was driven by our customers’ growing recognition of Tadano’s unsurpassed quality within our rental fleet and retail distribution business,” said Essex Rental Corp. president and CEO Nick Matthews.

Based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., Essex Rental Corp. is No. 44 on the RER 100.