October 2017

Delta-Q Technologies Expands Family of Lithium Battery Chargers for Electric Vehicles and Industrial Machines

Date: 24-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and machines, announced today the introduction of their new ICL900 lithium battery charger – expanding their family of lithium battery chargers to create the ICL Series.

The new ICL900 is a 900-watt charger, designed to optimally charge lithium battery systems of any lithium-ion chemistry from 9 to 15 cells in series. Delta-Q’s new lithium charger is suitable for use on any electric machine including scooters, floor care machines, lift trucks, and sports and utility vehicles.

Ahern International Expands to Canada

Date: 24-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ahern Canada™, part of the Ahern International division, celebrated its official launch yesterday with a grand opening ceremony at its new facility in Edmonton, Alberta.

Owned by Don Ahern, Ahern Canada is the fifth regional distribution outlet to open, following in the footsteps of Ahern Australia™, Ahern Japan™, Ahern Deutschland™ and Ahern Chile™. All Ahern International businesses are focused on the sale and service of Snorkel™ aerial lifts and Xtreme Manufacturing™ telehandlers.

Lift and Access Equipment Guide October 2017

In-Depth Coverage of the Latest Products,Technologies, and Trends for Lifting Equipment Professionals

Skyjack and Trackunit Partner to Provide Machine Connectivity

Date: 18-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division announced a partnership with Trackunit Inc. at the ALH Conference & Awards event in Miami, Fla. The partnership is aimed at meeting an increasing demand for machine connectivity and supporting the connected fleet goals of Skyjack’s customers.

Brad Boehler, Skyjack president and Tom Valbak Aardestrup, COO of Trackunit, were together in Miami to announce the partnership.

JLG's Rick Smith Recognized as Access Industry's Person of the Year

Date: 18-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Access, Lift & Handler (ALH) magazine recently honored Rick Smith, senior director of global product training at JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, with the ALH Person of the

Cummins Announces Acquisition of Energy Storage Technology

Date: 18-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Cummins Inc. today announced that it is acquiring the assets of Brammo, Inc., which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications. Adding Brammo's battery pack expertise and resources is an important milestone in Cummins efforts to become a global electrified power leader.

HAWE North America - New Leadership and Adds to Sales Force

Date: 18-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

HAWE North America is pleased to announce the new Executive Leadership team.  Effective August 6, 2017, Robert “Bob” Pettit was promoted from the role as Chief Technical Officer to Chief Executive Officer and David “Dave” Stagg was promoted from North American Sales Manager to Chief Sales Officer. 

Bob started with HAWE North America in 1997 and has worked as a part of the organization’s leadership team for over 20 years.  He has experience in managing HAWE NA’s sales / marketing and engineering teams.

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