New Products

Redesigned Merlo Rotating Telehandler Cab Enhances Operator Comfort, Safety

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Merlo Roto MCSS
Merlo Roto MCSS

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Merlo redesigned the cab of its Roto MCSS rotating telehandler line, featuring a modular design with 360° views and a new air venting and filtration system to optimize operator comfort and safety.

The widest-in-class cabs are engineered with special mounts to reduce vibration. Seats offer independent suspension, and the split door opens a full 180°.

Merlo’s Roto MCSS models offer a 360° slewing turret, independent and jacking stabilizers, and capacity to lift and move loads at height.

New Multi-Purpose Microcrane Features Compact, Portable Design

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Microcranes Inc. introduced its new hydraulic pick-and-carry portable crane, the ISO-certified M1 Global model.

The M1 Global design fits through 36-in. doorways, narrow aisles, and inside elevators, yet expands to boom up to a 22-ft. tip height.

Requiring no license for operation, it is rated at 2,000 lbs. (905 kg) and has a hook height of 20’3” (6.1 m). It is 30-in. (762 mm) wide and weighs 1,800 lbs. (816 kg) with 300 lbs. of removable counterweights.

New Software Gives Dual Identity to Jekko’s Updated SPK60 Mini-Crane

Date: 22-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Jekko SPK60
Jekko SPK60

The revamped version of Jekko’s SPK60 mini-crane features innovative control software that allows it to both work in tight spaces with precision and yet perform pick-and-carry operations in rough terrains.

Find U.S. Battery Dealers Faster with New Web Locator System

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally
U.S. Battery Website

CORONA, Calif. – U.S. Battery Manufacturing created a new dealer locator system on its website.

The new dealer locator page is faster, easier to use, and designed to drive potential customers to a dealer-branded “mini site” where additional images, marketing promotions, featured U.S. Battery products, and direct contact information to expedite sales are all available.

Serious Labs Unveils Virtual Reality Training Simulator for Aerial Equipment

Date: 13-03-2018 / Author: fmotz
scissor lift vr simulator

Serious Labs, an Edmonton-based developer of virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operations of heavy equipment including cranes and aerial boom lifts, launched its new Aerial Virtual Reality Training Simulator at the IPAF Summit/IAPAs.

The simulator combines Serious Labs’ new scissor lift modules with its boom lift modules to provide a comprehensive aerial operator training solution for the rental industry.

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Ultra Low-Profile Explosion Proof LED Light

Date: 07-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

Larson Electronics LLC, industrial lighting expert, released a new extra low-profile explosion proof LED light fixture, which is a reliable and effective replacement for traditional hazardous location luminaries. The explosion proof LED is paint spray booth approved, holds ATEX and IECEx certifications, making it ideal for paint booths, oil rigs, offshore applications, manufacturing and chemical storage and other explosive environments.

JLG Industries Launches DirectAccess

Date: 07-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, today launched JLG® DirectAccess. Accessible at, this new digital property is designed to provide equipment owners and operators with a wide-range of information to help them better understand their access equipment, the industry, its regulations and future technologies.

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.

Terex to Show HyPower IM with Operational Aid Enhancement at TechAdvantage

Date: 27-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
HyPower IM

HyPower™ IM, the popular idle mitigation solution from Terex Utilities, will be featured on a Hi-Ranger™ LT40 aerial device from Booth 711 at TechAdvantage 2018 Conference & Expo, in Nashville, Tenn. The patent pending HyPower Hybrid System for aerial devices offers a lighter weight system that reduces fuel usage and exhaust emissions, at a lower price point than other hybrid systems.