April 2018

Lift and Access Announces Call for Entries for 2018 LLEAP Awards

Date: 30-04-2018 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2018

Lift and Access magazine is now seeking entries for its 2018 LLEAP Awards program.

The Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards recognize innovative equipment, support products, and services introduced during the previous 12 months.

The 2018 awards will recognize products that have been introduced into the North American market between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, and are currently available for purchase in North America. Here’s what you need to know to enter.

Manitou Unveils New Aerial Platforms, Telehandlers, Forklifts at Intermat

Date: 25-04-2018 / Author: mlarson

The Manitou Group went all out at this year’s Intermat trade show in Paris and introduced at least eight new or improved lifting and access products, all aimed at optimizing total cost of ownership.

Bailey Specialty Cranes & Aerials Introduces Brandon 10

Date: 24-04-2018 / Author: fmotz

Bailey Specialty Cranes & Aerials has introduced the Brandon 10, the world’s most versatile lifting machine has just become Bigger. The Brandon 10 makes high placement glass construction easier, using the glass lifter attachment it can reach over the height of 37 feet. The new lifter has a hoist capacity of 10,000 pounds and 2,000 pounds of capacity with the glass attachment. The Brandon 10 can be operated with a radio remote control or can be configured with a cab.

IPAF’s Global Consultation Brings Platform Simulator to Intermat 2018

Date: 24-04-2018 / Author: fmotz

Visitors to the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) stand at Intermat 2018 in Paris, France, 23-28 April, are able to try their hand at using a MEWP at height without ever leaving the ground thanks to an advanced virtual reality (VR) Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) simulator being showcased as part of the federation’s ongoing worldwide consultation on the technology.

Skyjack Extends its Reach Towards Fleet Professionals

Date: 24-04-2018 / Author: fmotz
AEMP Partnership

Linamar Corporation’s (TSX:LNR) Skyjack division is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP). This new partner represents fleet professionals working in construction, utilities, and any industry that requires heavy equipment including Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers.

Deutz Diesel Engine Debuts in Skyjack Telescopic Handler

Date: 18-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine

NORCROSS, Ga. – Skyjack’s new compact telescopic handler introduces the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. 

Both the SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine debuted at the 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

Terex Utilities to Combine Manufacturing Facilities, Increase Capacity With New Headquarters

Date: 17-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Utilities Headquarters

WATERTOWN, S.D.  – Terex Utilities plans to construct a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on a 55-acre site to house all of its assembly, fiberglass, paint, and installation for the company’s aerial devices, digger derricks, and auger drills.

By consolidating from 10 facilities to one, Terex Utilities aims to enhance its production efficiencies and improve product lead times.

Founded in 1945 under the Telelect brand, Terex Utilities is a global supplier of insulated utility equipment and customer-focused innovation.

Liebherr, Magni Partner on Slewing Drives for Telehandlers

Date: 12-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Magni telehandler

The Liebherr Components division and Magni Telescopic Handlers Srl signed an agreement for the delivery of drives for Magni machines.

Liebherr will introduce its three-stage slewing drives to the telehandler market, which will enhance the precision and stability of RTH machines.

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