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Hooklifts are one of the most effective and efficient ways to complete a variety of tasks, including loading, unloading and dumping a variety of bodies and bins. Palfinger hooklifts are high-quality and designed to let you switch from a flatbed to a salt spreader and back to a dump body all within 30 seconds or less so that you can get back to work. Palfinger is a leading brand in the design and manufacturing of hooklifts throughout the country, and Westminster Hydraulics is proud to offer Palfinger products to our clients that you can trust now and in the future. Our custom bodies include lightweight aluminum bodies and rugged steel bodies that are made for heavy-duty situations.



Palfinger offers versatile hooklift solutions that are designed to stand the test of time and keep your business running as efficiently as possible. We offer both single and double articulating hooklifts that can meet your needs up to 68,000 lbs. Palfinger products are proudly designed and manufactured in the USA. Your hooklift will use an innovative low operating pressure system with dual lift cylinders that can also use auxiliary hydraulic equipment. The in-cab and outside controls are both designed to be user friendly. These hooklifts have the highest weight-to-lift ratio in the entire industry, and there is a three year warranty on all structural components and one year warranty on hydraulic components.


A broad range of companies and entities rely on us for quality Palfinger hooklifts. 

Some of the many businesses that work with us include: 

  • Fire and rescue teams
  • Parks and recreation departments
  • Road maintenance crews
  • Utility construction and maintenance crews
  • Waste collection and disposal
  • Recycling collection
  • Demolition crews
  • Lumber and building material transportation services
  • And more



There are many different types of bins and containers that you can use for your hooklift truck, including:

  • Chipper bodies: These are designed to hold and haul the wood chips produced by a chipper and popular with tree trimmers, landscapers, utility companies and arborists.
  • Contractor containers: These are designed for heavy duty jobs, and they can be used by waste haulers, municipalities and contractors to haul away waste and debris with ease.
  • Dump bodies: Dump bodies for your Palfinger hooklift are crafted to hold heavy loads like gravel, mulch, stone, sand, topsoil and more.
  • Flatbeds: If you want to move anything from a car to a stack of plywood, flatbeds are your best choice for your hooklift.
  • Landscape dump bodies: These dump bodies have lower side walls and flip-down sides to make it easy to load and unload landscaping equipment and supplies.
  • Sealed containers: If you are hauling wet loads, you need a reliable sealed container to make sure that no contaminants are leaking out. The sealed gate will keep fluids locked in as you transport them.
  • Tubs: Roll-on tubs are another easy tool for collecting a variety of loads including landscaping debris, dirt, grass, leaves, shingles and more.


Palfingers offers an extensive range of hooklifts for a variety of removable bins so that you can handle more containers in a shorter period of time and maximize the work that one truck can do. When one of your trucks is compatible with many container styles, you get the most versatility and make things easier and faster for your employees. Drivers no longer need to leave the cab to get their work done.


Westminster Hydraulics, Inc offers businesses like yours the resources and experience needed to offer customized solutions to your material handling equipment needs. We go above and beyond to meet the needs of all of our clients, and we have been specializing in offering high-quality trucks and equipment like the Palfinger hooklift to meet the precise requirements of our clients since 1979. We take your trust in us seriously, which is why we always offer competitive rates, honest advice and trustworthy maintenance and repairs. Operators in many industries rely on us to support their businesses, and we don’t take that trust lightly.

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