Baumann Sideloaders offer the most effective way to handle a multitude of long or bulky products, typically timber, plastics or metals.

Although we produce a wide range of sideloaders (3-50 tonnes), we produce nothing else. We know our strength and that is our focus.

With over 40 years of experience in development, design and production of sideloaders, company Baumann is recognised as a leading supplier in this field.

Since 1969 Baumann produces, in his plant in Cavaion, sideloaders for our worldwide customers, using high quality components and an effective and specialised manufacture.

Today, our qualified sales and service network provides professional support to customers across the UK.

The main aim of our company is to provide superb support and superb products. Baumann solutions are designed to give to you, your machine and your business the support needed.


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Baumann is a world-class manufacturer with a reputation for consistent innovation, and the highest level of design and productivity.

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Baumann’s Latest Innovation Electrifies LogiMAT

Leading sideloader manufacturer, Baumann, had launched a new high performance electric model, the ELX50, at LogiMAT in Stuttgart.
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Baumann Wins 2016 Innovation Award

We've been awarded the 2016 FLTA Award for Innovation, for our Archimedes outreach system, the most important innovation in sideloader design in 40 years!
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Baumann UK Appoints Carrylift

Baumann, the world’s largest sideloader manufacturer, has appointed Carrylift Group as an official distributor for Scotland and the North East of England.
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Factory Seal of Approval

Great to finally welcome our factory MD, Klaus to the new UK head office.
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Baumann UK Appoints Hessle

We are delighted to have appointed Hessle Fork Trucks as an official Baumann distributor for Yorkshire and the North East of England.
“Baumannn’s customer focused attention to detail has ensured that we have got peace in mind and reassurance with this deal, which is essential when making such a long term capital investment.”
Paul Mossop, Jackson Timber
“We undertook a thorough evaluation of all the different manufacturers currently supplying the UK market and, on balance, we found that Baumann were the best choice for us, as it was clear that they put real emphasis on the quality of manufacture and product reliability.”
Roger Longley, Longley Concrete Group
“Since we switched our buying policy to Baumann for the first time over four years ago, we have been extremely happy with the overall performance of their side loaders. Product reliability is excellent and the overall Baumann approach in addressing our business requirements is first class.”
Mike Gerrard, Metsä Wood UK
“We looked very closely at potential alternative manufacturers… specifically build quality and design… we were particularly impressed by the build quality of Baumann sideloaders.”
Andy Mayne, Millbank Concrete
“We felt that the Baumann sideloaders would give us the fuel saving, reliability and robust design for operation at our very busy 6 acre site here in Salford… at all times, they were extremely focused and keen to fully meet our requirements.”
Paul Kavanagh, GE Robinsons
“The Baumann HX40 is ideal for our business. It easily manoeuvres our raw materials, especially the awkward 2 tonne packs of 7.5metre steel lengths, from which we manufacture our stillages and it keeps our manufacturing processes fully supplied.”
Jonny Patoff, Burgess Engineering