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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.

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 www.jlg.com/en/direct-access, 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.

BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, to Present at The Montgomery Summit

Date: 02-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

BigRentz, the nation’s largest equipment rental network, has been selected to present at the annual Montgomery Summit, the leading business and technology conference taking place in Santa Monica, Calif. on March 7 and 8. BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, will present its business strategy, proprietary technology, and market positioning to an invited audience of 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists.

Diggerland USA Releases New Scissor Lift Ride, Elevation Station

Date: 02-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

For the average person, taking a joy ride up in an aerial scissor lift, traditionally used in building maintenance, warehousing, and construction, might just be a fantasy. Leave it to Diggerland USA to make dreams come true with their release of the third out of five new attractions being added for their upcoming 2018 season. “Elevation Station,” which seats five guests across a 6 foot wide by 20 foot long operating platform, will raise the thrill seekers up into the sky, reaching a maximum height just under 60 feet.

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.

Skyjack’s New Little Big Cab

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Skyjacks little big cab
Skyjacks little big cab

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division just unveiled their newest product at The Rental Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company attended the largest rental show in North America this week and brought with them their SJ519 TH – the first compact telehandler in Skyjack’s product lineup.

“The addition of a compact telehandler means that Skyjack is now positioned to compete in a whole new class of
telehandlers,” says Barry Greenaway, product manager at Skyjack. “The SJ519 TH also redefines the compact market

JLG Engine-Powered Scissor Lifts Win 2018 Equipment Watch Highest Retain Value Award

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
JLG 530LRT
JLG 530LRT

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is a 2018 winner in EquipmentWatch’s annual Highest Retained Value Awards program, the industry’s only award program based on residual values for heavy equipment.

Snorkel Brings Three Latest Product Launches To The Rental Show 2018

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Snorkel S3215L
SR5719
TM16E

Leading aerial work platform manufacturer, Snorkel, will bring three of its latest product launches to The Rental Show 2018, taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, this week.

On its 3,000 sq. ft. (278sqm) booth in the Construction Hall at the show, Snorkel will give rental companies the opportunity to see some its latest innovations ‘in the metal’, including the Snorkel S3215L lightweight electric scissor lift, the Snorkel TM16E telescopic mast lift, and a new compact telehandler, the Snorkel SR5719.

Manitou Mobile Elevated Work Platforms - Now Available in North America

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
AETJ 43
AETJ 49
ATJ46
ATJ46 Plus

Manitou is pleased to announce a new line of diesel and electric mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) for North America. The new Manitou MEWP product line includes two electric models, the AETJ 49 and AETJ 43, and three diesel models, the ATJ 46, ATJ 46+ and MAN’GO 33. Select models will be shown for the first time this week at The ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

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:

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