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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.

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.

IPAF Membership Grows, IAPA Winners Announced

Date: 14-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) saw membership rise 6.6% in 2017, according to its annual report released at the association’s event attended by more than 300 in Miami last week, where the winners of the 2017 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) were also announced.

EUFMC to Feature Former MLB Pitcher as Speaker

Date: 13-03-2018 / Author: fmotz
Jim Abbott

The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) announced it will feature former MLB pitcher Jim Abbott as a guest speaker at its 2018 event.

The conference, which will mark its 65th year, will be held June 3-6 in Williamsburg, Va., at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center.

Attendance at The Rental Show 2018 Reflects Positive Outlook for Rental Industry

Date: 07-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

The positive forecast for steady growth in equipment rental revenue was reflected on a busy trade show floor at The Rental Show® 2018 in New Orleans, as well as in the numbers of attendees and exhibitor personnel that were at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from Feb. 18-21.

The total number of attendees at The Rental Show was 6,047, with 2,657 rental businesses represented. When combined with exhibitor personnel, total attendance for 2018 was 12,066.

Serious Labs Developing VR Simulator with Scissor Lift Leader Skyjack

Date: 28-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Serious Labs, a world leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operations of heavy equipment such as cranes and aerial boom lifts, is previewing its new scissor lift operator training simulator at The Rental Show in New Orleans, LA., February 18th -21st. The preview will include renderings and video placed alongside its boom simulator in Skyjack booth 5339 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Xtreme Manufacturing Unvieled Four New or Improved Telehandlers at World of Concrete

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
XR630
XR1055
XR1147
XR5919
XR7038

Xtreme Manufacturing unveiled four new telehandlers at the annual World of Concrete trade show, January 23-26, 2018, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The four new models were among 10 telehandlers models Xtreme had on display. They ranged in capacity from the XR7038, which can lift 70,000 lbs. to the compact XR5919, which can lift 5,900 lbs.

The four new or improved Xtreme models included:

Skyjack Talks Tech, Unveils New Products, and More at The Rental Show

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Linamar Corporation’s (TSX:LNR) Skyjack division is hosting a press conference at the largest equipment rental show in North America. The Rental Show takes place February 18-21 in New Orleans, Louisiana and will house products and services from over 700 manufacturers and suppliers of rental equipment.Skyjack will be there showcasing new technology and unveiling products that we’re introducing in 2018.