February 2018

ARA forecasts equipment rental industry to grow to nearly $60 billion by 2021

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to continue to grow consistently in the United States over the next five years, resulting in total revenue of $59.6 billion in 2021.

Brown Hired as Acme Lift Senior VP of Western Operations

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Tyler Brown has been hired as senior vice president of western operations at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in aerial work platforms, telehandlers and portable air compressors.
“Tyler brings a well-developed understanding of how to bring valued service to every distinctly different rental company in the U.S.,” said Woody Weld, Acme Lift chairman and chief executive officer. “His training and experience are extremely valuable to Acme Lift and we welcome him to the team.“

Skyjack’s New Little Big Cab

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Skyjacks little big cab
Skyjacks little big cab

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division just unveiled their newest product at The Rental Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company attended the largest rental show in North America this week and brought with them their SJ519 TH – the first compact telehandler in Skyjack’s product lineup.

“The addition of a compact telehandler means that Skyjack is now positioned to compete in a whole new class of
telehandlers,” says Barry Greenaway, product manager at Skyjack. “The SJ519 TH also redefines the compact market

JLG Engine-Powered Scissor Lifts Win 2018 Equipment Watch Highest Retain Value Award

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
JLG 530LRT
JLG 530LRT

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is a 2018 winner in EquipmentWatch’s annual Highest Retained Value Awards program, the industry’s only award program based on residual values for heavy equipment.

Snorkel Brings Three Latest Product Launches To The Rental Show 2018

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Snorkel S3215L
SR5719
TM16E

Leading aerial work platform manufacturer, Snorkel, will bring three of its latest product launches to The Rental Show 2018, taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, this week.

On its 3,000 sq. ft. (278sqm) booth in the Construction Hall at the show, Snorkel will give rental companies the opportunity to see some its latest innovations ‘in the metal’, including the Snorkel S3215L lightweight electric scissor lift, the Snorkel TM16E telescopic mast lift, and a new compact telehandler, the Snorkel SR5719.

Manitou Mobile Elevated Work Platforms - Now Available in North America

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
AETJ 43
AETJ 49
ATJ46
ATJ46 Plus

Manitou is pleased to announce a new line of diesel and electric mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) for North America. The new Manitou MEWP product line includes two electric models, the AETJ 49 and AETJ 43, and three diesel models, the ATJ 46, ATJ 46+ and MAN’GO 33. Select models will be shown for the first time this week at The ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

Gehl Launches New Mark74 Telescopic Handlers for North America

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
RS6-42 Mark74
RS8-42 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark 74

With the announcement of the all-new Mark74 Series, Gehl introduces a range of 74 hp telescopic handlers for the North American Market. These new units follow the same standards as any Gehl machine, with the same capacities as their RS Series Gen:3 counterparts, with the exception of a 74hp engine that eliminates the need for after treatment fluid.

Self-Contained Wind Sensor can Send Text Alerts

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
BreezeMessenger

The newest version of the BreezeMessenger self-contained anemometer from Etesian Technologies can alert you with a text message the instant wind speeds exceed safe levels.

Adding to its line of battery-free, wind-powered anemometers, Etesian Technologies has introduced the BreezeMessenger. The new wind sensor can use the Verizon Wireless network to instantly text a warning to critical decision makers when winds exceed specified limits, so that preemptive precautions can be taken.

Acme Lift Has New Senior VP of National Accounts

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Chelsea Myrick Long

Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in the biggest boom lifts, telehandlers and portable air compressors.

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