February 2018

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.

Gehl Launches New Mark74 Telescopic Handlers for North America

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
RS6-42 Mark74
RS8-42 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark 74

With the announcement of the all-new Mark74 Series, Gehl introduces a range of 74 hp telescopic handlers for the North American Market. These new units follow the same standards as any Gehl machine, with the same capacities as their RS Series Gen:3 counterparts, with the exception of a 74hp engine that eliminates the need for after treatment fluid.

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.

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.

Acme Lift Has New Senior VP of National Accounts

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Chelsea Myrick Long

Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in the biggest boom lifts, telehandlers and portable air compressors.

Self-Contained Wind Sensor can Send Text Alerts

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
BreezeMessenger

The newest version of the BreezeMessenger self-contained anemometer from Etesian Technologies can alert you with a text message the instant wind speeds exceed safe levels.

Adding to its line of battery-free, wind-powered anemometers, Etesian Technologies has introduced the BreezeMessenger. The new wind sensor can use the Verizon Wireless network to instantly text a warning to critical decision makers when winds exceed specified limits, so that preemptive precautions can be taken.

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:

Terex AWP Shares Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Date: 14-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results.

IPAF Outlines Consultation on Virtual Reality and Platform Simulators

Date: 13-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators.

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