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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.

 

Empire Roofing Takes Xtreme's First Six XR1055 Telehandlers

Date: 16-01-2018 / Author: mlarson
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Empire Roofing, a Top 100 Roofing contractor, has taken delivery of the first six production models of the new Xtreme XR1055 rough-terrain telehandler from Xtreme Manufacturing.

Launched at ConExpo/Con-Agg 2017, the new Xtreme XR1055 lifts up to 10,000 lbs. (4,536kg), can reach heights to 55 ft. (16.7m), and has a maximum forward reach of 40'7" (12.3m). 

Manitou Names Hanson Regional VP and CEO for North America

Date: 14-12-2017 / Author: mlarson

Manitou Group has named Mark Hanson as regional vice president and CEO of Manitou North America. 

"We are excited to welcome Mark at a time when Manitou Group is bringing many new innovative products to global markets," said Laurent Bonnaure, executive vice president of global sales and marketing for Manitou Group. "Mark has a great team in place, and his strong leadership and industry expertise will help Manitou, Gehl and Mustang become market leaders in North America." 

JCB Gives Glimpse of Sub-Compact Telehandler

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

At the ICUEE 2017 exposition in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 3-5, JCB gave the industry a glimpse of a new sub-compact telehandler it plans to launch early next year.

Although the company kept most information about the new model, named the 503-13 Loadall, close to the vest, it did let out a few tidbits.

Based on JCB's naming convention, it appears the 503-13 will lift up to 3,000 lbs. and have a maximum lifting height of 13 ft.

It is designed to work in very tight spaces, and has an overall height of just 6 ft.

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