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

Baumann is a world-class manufacturer of sideloaders from three to 50 tonnes capacity with a reputation for consistent innovation, and the highest level of design and productivity.

Based in Cavaion in Italy, the family-owned company has led the sector for almost 50 years, and now sells its products worldwide through 106 dealers in 76 countries.

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

Our latest model, the ELX offers ‘another great leap sideways’ and has earned us our second FLTA Award nomination in a row, following 2016’s Innovation win for the remarkable Archimedes outreach system.

Whilst our new cabin design follows two years of trials and six months of rigorous testing, strengthening the framework, whilst simplify access and allowing central side struts to be removed.

With an emphasis on quality, reliability and durability, our philosophy of high service levels, world class industrial vehicles and reliable innovation neatly fits the needs of the materials handling world.


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

Arnold Laver reaches new heights

New Baumann sideloaders include bespoke 8.1m masts at Sheffield national distribution centre.

Baumann Stacks Up For GE Robinson

The lively six-acre Salford distribution yard is busy with five new Baumann sideloaders.

Severfield Makes Light Work Of Heavy Lifting

Thirsk-based structural steel manufacturers, Severfield has invested in a new fleet of custom-built sideloader equipment from Baumann.

Baumann Honours Hessle With Dealer Of The Year Award

Baumann has announced its first UK winner of a ‘dealer of the year’ award, since the establishment of the UK subsidiary in August 2015.

Baumann Welcomes New UK Dealer Manager

As part of a bid to expand its UK presence, Baumann is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Rodger as UK dealer manager.

Another Awards Nomination

Latest awards nomination co-incides with first high performance electric ELX50 models trial in the UK.
“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