September 2017

MEC Unveils Slim 19' Scissor and 45' Articulating Boom Lifts

Date: 28-09-2017 / Author: mlarson

MEC is expanding its extensive line of DC direct-electric-drive slab scissors with the new Micro 19 scissor lift.

19-ft. Micro Scissor
The line already features the 1330SE Micro scissor lift through the 4555SE. The Micro 19 will expand the offering in the micro class of scissors.

Like the 1330, the Micro 19’s ultra-compact design fits into small and tight work areas plus delivers all the benefits of extended duty cycles and faster drive speeds shared by the full direct-electric-drive line.

New ERGO-ECO Crawler Crane with Knuckle Boom

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Air Technical Industries (ATI) announces the development of a new all-terrain crawler crane for outdoor and indoor use. The unique features of the Crawler crane include ergonomic and eco-friendly (ergo-eco) clean operation, quiet movement, remote controlled walk along functionality, turning on the dime (360°) and ability to travel in any direction for multi-use applications.

ICUEE News: What you’ll see at the PRINOTH booth (N3016)

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz
Panther T16

In keeping with a long tradition, PRINOTH is excited to announce its participation in The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), the premier trade show for utility professionals and construction contractors, this year again. PRINOTH is clearly the leader of tracked vehicle products in the power utility market. Many new products have been released by PRINOTH since the last ICUEE so visitors can expect to be wowed when they visit booth N3016.


The evolution of the PANTHER T16

CraneWorks Canada Named as Bronto Skylift’s Distributor in Canada

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Bronto Skylift, a leading manufacturer of truck-mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs), expands its services in Canada and names CraneWorks Canada, located in Calgary, Alberta, as a distributor for Bronto Skylift’s products in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CraneWorks operates eight full-service facilities in the US and Canada, offering new and used sales, nationwide service, worldwide parts, and an extensive rental fleet to customers from a wide variety of industries.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. today announced the promotion of Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division. Shuffield will be responsible for leading the Crane Division’s service operations, which span across the company’s ten branches in Oklahoma, North and West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. 

PulseTech Products Introduces New 10-Watt SolarPulse Solar Charger

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Buses, trucks and heavy construction equipment often experience battery problems from sitting unused or show a gradual deterioration of battery quality over time as sulfation crystals form on the battery plates preventing maximum power and
shortening battery life. The new 10-Watt SP-10, Solar Pulse Solar Charger Maintainer solves these problems by eliminating jump starts, increasing battery power and extending battery life returning older batteries to like new condition.

Global MEWP Fleet Will Rise to 7 Million According to Haulotte Chairman

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

The annual Europlatform conference hosted by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in conjunction with Access International heard how the global fleet of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) will grow almost exponentially over the next two decades to reach 7 million machines worldwide, up from 1.25 million today.

Nickell Rental chooses SmartEquip!

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

September 27, 2017- SmartEquip’s Enterprise application will now be utilized by Nickell Rental, one of the largest independent equipment rental companies in the southeast.  Now Nickell Rental will be able to automate their service process, increase technician productivity, eliminate parts order errors and improve uptime and availability of their rental fleet.

New Management Team Prepares DEUTZ Service Center Chicago for Oct 1 Opening

Date: 26-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

September 26, 2017- DEUTZ Service Center Chicago will open at 1250 Davis Road in Elgin, Illinois on October 1, 2017. The new Service Center will serve customers in Northern and East Central Illinois as well as Northern Indiana.

GENIE Announces “Ask Me Anything” Event To Address Load Sense Technology and Benefits of It's Xtra Capacity Boom Line

Date: 26-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Genie invites customers to ask questions and get answers about load sense technology in aerial work platforms (AWPs), or mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs), during its upcoming “Ask Me Anything” event, October 2-6, 2017. On October 2nd, Genie will post an AMA prompt on Genie® Aerial Pros AMA Event page, as well as will be shared on social media simultaneously, to garner questions. The post will stay open, or “live,” for questions and comments through October 6th.