Ballan S.A. is / was (?) A limited company dedicated to the supply of spare parts for forklifts, repair of forklifts, repair and reconstruction services, including accessories. Dedicated also to the repair of automatic transmissions, torque converters, diesel engines, gasoline engines, cylinders, valves and hydraulic controls. Also the reconstruction of axles, masts and construction of special masts.

Industrial production Edit

Industrial production - at some point in the 80s and until the 90s (apparently) saw the veto of the manufacture of forklifts through lags for other companies and own parts, adding a new productive activity to the aforementioned. The range of these tools varied from two tons to three and a half tons of capacity. Their legal, industrial, commercial and administrative domiciles were Benito Juárez 3345 (image, left) and Simbrón 4571 (image, right), both very close (more precisely, one around the other) in the Villa Devoto neighborhood, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires .

He was the representative and producer (under the license of Balkancar of Bulgaria) of the famous forklift trucks of that nation of Eastern Europe, world leaders in this field.

His web address was


Magnano Combine Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Ballan MD 20 198X-199X 100 hp (75 kW) []
Ballan MD 25 198X-199X 74 hp (55 kW) Ford or Perkins MD 25 in Pesados Argentinos
Ballan MD 30 197X-198X 116 hp (87 kW) Ford or Perkins MD 30 in Pesados Argentinos

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