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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.

AEM Poll: Rural-Urban Agreement on Need for Infrastructure Investment

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

August 16, 2017 - An overwhelming majority of Americans in urban, suburban and rural communities believe that investing in infrastructure will improve the U.S. economy according to a new poll released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). 

While infrastructure needs differ in different parts of the country, the new survey shows that adults strongly support modernizing U.S. infrastructure and believe that investments will create jobs and improve their quality of life.  

Skyjack Lifts Help Mural Artists Transform Sacramento

Date: 07-08-2017 / Author: mlarson

Linamar Corporation’s (TSX-LNR) Skyjack division safely lifted artists from across the U.S. and the world to transform unused public space into vibrant art scenes during the inaugural Sacramento Mural Festival in California.

I.D. Systems to Acquire Keytroller

Date: 12-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

I.D. Systems, Inc.  a leading provider of mobile asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Keytroller, LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of electronic products for managing forklifts, construction vehicles, and other industrial equipment.

Virtual Reality Training is Focus of JLG Presentation at National VPPPA Symposium

Date: 28-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Rick Smith

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that Rick Smith, senior director of global product training at JLG, will deliver a presentation titled “Training Aerial Work Platform Operators Through Virtual Reality” at the 2017 National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Symposium in New Orleans, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.

AEM Wins Innovation Honors for ‘Tech Experience’ at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.

Scott Powerline GTC-600 is First in Field

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
GTC 600

Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment has been the first to introduce several new Tadano Mantis models over the years. And the latest telescopic boom crawler crane for Scott Powerline is the GTC-600, which is the first of this model to be received by a dealer, placed in a rental fleet and now put on a job site. The 66-ton machine is currently working on a 20-mile powerline transmission construction project in Texas for Can-Fer Utility Services LLC, a Quanta Services company.

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