Noell was founded in 1824 in Würzburg, Germany as a forge and foundry works, specialising in the manufacture of mail coaches, freight wagons and transport cranes.

Noell is an appreciated supply partner in the delivery and service of Straddle Carriers for container handling.


Noell Mobile Systems GmbH is part of Terex Port Solutions, a division of Terex Inc., Westport, USA, and a market leader in the Straddle Carrier business.

By reinvesting in the machinery and processes that are applied in our modern production facility, we continue to grow our workforce (now over 400 strong) and our production capacity (approximately 300 units per annum).

The superior performance of Terex Noell Straddle Carriers is renowned worldwide and many of the most modern and efficient container terminals use Terex Noell equipment.

40 years after the first Straddle Carrier has been built under the brand "Peiner", Noell delivered it's 2000th Straddle Carrier in summer 2008.


  • Employees: over 400 strong
  • Manufacturing base: Wuerzburg, Germany
  • Turnover (2012): approximately 110 Mio. Euro

Managing Directors
  • Mr. Lutz Waechter
  • Mr. Klaus Peter Hoffmann
  • Mr. Eric I Cohen
  • Mr. Kevin Bradley