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LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

Xtreme Up-rates Telehandler to 70,000-Pound Capacity

Date: 08-09-2014 / Author: mlarson
Xtreme telehandler
Xtreme Manufacturing is up-rating its new XR6538 rough-terrain telehandler into the XR7038. Introduced at ConExpo 2014 as the Xtreme XR6538, the machine has since undergone full testing and has been up-rated to a lifting capacity of 70,000 lbs.

Lift and Access Seeks Entries for 2013 LLEAP Awards

Date: 15-03-2013 / Author: kparrish
construction news

Lift and Access magazine is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition, the seventh year of the award program. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. Products considered must be new, innovative, and beneficial to the state of the lifting equipment and access industry.

 

M-L Holdings Company Crane Group Acquires Chellino Crane

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

M-L Holdings Company Crane Group announced that is has acquired Chellino Crane, a premier crane services company in the Chicagoland area. Founded in 1947 by Sam Chellino, the company has grown to become one of the largest crane companies in the Midwest.

Tadano Announces Coastline Equipment Expansion

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Tadano has recently expanded Coastline Equipment’s crane division territory to include Nevada and Idaho. Since 2005 California-based distributor Coastline Equipment, a division of Bragg Companies, has provided crane sales, rental and customer service for Tadano cranes through their locations in California and the state of Baja, Mexico. 

Q4 Economic Outlook Forecasts 4.3% Growth In Equipment and Software Investment in 2017

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Investment in equipment and software is projected to expand 4.3 percent in 2017 according to the Q4 update to the 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

Dana Names New Chief Technology Officer

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Christophe Dominiak

October 3,2017 - Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced that it has selected Christophe Dominiak to serve as its new senior vice president and chief technology officer.  He replaces George Constand, who is retiring. 

Grayhill Offers Wide Range of Hall Effect Joystick Switches

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Grayhill, Inc. offers an extensive line of Hall Effect joystick and rotary switches, which offer precise cursor control, redundancy options, and very low power consumption. The Hall Effect switches are ideal for a variety of fine position applications, including speed control, gain adjustment, screen navigation, and hydraulic valve/flow control, as well as motion control and potentiometer replacement.

Steel Erector and Design Organizations Work Together to Improve Steel Erector Certification Requirements

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

October 3,2017- The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have worked together to draft a reciprocal indemnity agreement and revise the additional insured language as part of AISC’s Certified Steel Erector program requirements. The reciprocal indemnity and revised additional insured language is mutually beneficial to both AISC and steel erectors participating in the Certified Steel Erector program.

New ERGO-ECO Crawler Crane with Knuckle Boom

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Air Technical Industries (ATI) announces the development of a new all-terrain crawler crane for outdoor and indoor use. The unique features of the Crawler crane include ergonomic and eco-friendly (ergo-eco) clean operation, quiet movement, remote controlled walk along functionality, turning on the dime (360°) and ability to travel in any direction for multi-use applications.

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