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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.

 

Test Out New Dinolift 92RXT Boom Lift at RBG Event

Date: 14-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Dinolift 92RXT

RAYMOND, N.H. – RBG will host a demo event Sept. 7-8 at its New Hampshire facility for the new Dinolift 92RXT boom lift, which just arrived in North America.

The open house will allow attendees to get their hands on the new 4x4 lightweight self-propelled unit, and RBG will have their own factory-trained technicians there, as well as Dinolift engineers and technicians, to answer any questions about the machine.

All Access Equipment to Host Open House

Date: 07-08-2018 / Author: kscally

All Access Equipment, located in Wilmington, Mass., is hosting its first open house on Sept. 15.

The facility, located 20 minutes north of Boston, will be open to visitors to check out what the aerial and material handling equipment company has to offer.

The day’s activities will include operator demos, training, aerial rescue demonstrations, and tips and tricks classes. All Access will also provide food, games, giveaways, and more.

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires Southeast Territory Manager

Date: 07-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Dave Sluis

RICHFIELD, Wis. – Custom Equipment LLC welcomed Dave Sluis as its Southeast U.S. territory manager.

Sluis is focusing on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“There is a lot of growth happening in that part of the county,” said Dan Schneider, vice president of sales of Custom Equipment. “Dave’s experience in this industry and strong leadership abilities are just what we need to ensure we’re meeting the needs of contractors in that area.”

AMS Brings AIRO Lifts to U.S.

Date: 30-07-2018 / Author: kscally
AIRO A15
AIRO X14
AIRO T34
AIRO R17

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Applied Machinery Sales (AMS) announced it is growing its material handling product lineup with the introduction of AIRO MEWPs to the U.S. market.

AMS will distribute a wide range of AIRO’s aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast, spider, telescopic, and articulating lifts. Most models are available in either diesel or electric power. Rough terrain versions are available across model lines as well.

JLG’s Updated Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts Shaped by Customer Feedback

Date: 20-07-2018 / Author: kscally
JLG 530 LRT

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries updated its LRT series of rough terrain scissors as a result of customer feedback to enhance the operability, serviceability, and efficiency of these machines.

Genie's Two New High-Float Boom Lifts Designed for Sand, Turf

Date: 18-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie S-85 HF boom lift

Genie’s new S-80 high float (HF) and S-85 HF telescopic boom lifts are designed to perform heavy-lifting tasks on sensitive ground, such as sand and turf.

Engineered to “float” on soft or delicate surfaces, the Genie S-80 and S-85 HF boom lifts protect softer surfaces that could be damaged by the more aggressive tread of regular rough terrain tires.

The Genie S-80 HF and S-85 HF are currently available in North America. Genie plans to add more HF models in North America and plans to offer the HF line worldwide in the future.

Snorkel to Offer Trigger Guard on New, Existing Lifts

Date: 03-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Snorkel trigger guard

HENDERSON, Nev. — Snorkel introduced a trigger guard solution that will be available as standard for all of the manufacturer’s lifts that have an enable switch operated joystick, as well as a retrofitted option for existing electric and rough terrain scissor lifts.

The trigger guard can also be retrofitted to any Snorkel models with an enable switch operated joystick, including some electric boom lifts, towable booms, and mast booms. 

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