October 2018

Terex Utilities, Custom Truck One Source Congratulate Hurtman Rescue Competition Winners

Date: 31-10-2018 / Author: kscally
2018 Hurtman Rescue Competition

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source offered their congratulations to the winners of the the Hurtman Rescue competition at the International Lineman’s Rodeo recently held in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

United Rentals to Acquire WesternOne Rentals in Canada for $91.8M

Date: 30-10-2018 / Author: kscally

United Rentals Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, announced its subsidiary United Rentals of Canada, Inc., agreed to acquire the assets of WesternOne Rentals & Sales LP for approximately $91.8 million in cash.

The transaction is expected to close before year-end subject to approval by the shareholders of WesternOne Inc. and certain other customary conditions. It is not contingent on financing, and is not expected to have a material impact on the revenues or earnings of United Rentals.

Trojan Battery Introduces Trillium Lithium Ion Batteries

Date: 30-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Trojan Battery Trillium lithium ion

 
Trojan Battery Co. LLC, Santa Fe Springs, California, introduced the Trillium line of Trojan Intelligent Lithium batteries for deep-cycling applications, designed to be a replacement for existing lead acid batteries. 

With a life expectancy over 5,000 cycles, Trillium maximizes total energy throughput and lowers lifetime operating costs, which is ideal for meeting demanding deep-cycling requirements across a wide range of stationary and motive power applications.

Manitou Unveils New Telehandlers, MEWPs to North American Dealers

Date: 30-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitou North America 2018 dealer meeting

Manitou, West Bend, Wisconsin, gave nearly 300 North American dealers the first look at several new machines, including telehandlers and MEWPs, at the company's annual dealer meeting in Milwaukee.

"This is an exciting time at Manitou North America as we pursue new market opportunities and focus on strengthening our products, services, and customer support," said Mark Hanson, CEO of Manitou North America. "Our annual dealer meeting provides a really great opportunity to come together with our customers, listen and learn from each other, and plan for the future."

2018 Lift and Access Equipment Guide

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

Fall Protection Company Launches New Brand, Products at Safety Show

Date: 21-10-2018 / Author: kscally

Pure Safety Group (PSG), which recently acquired four safety equipment companies, is launching as the PSG brand, a family of the combined company brands and harmonized product lines at the 2018 National Safety Congress (NSC) trade show in Houston. 

In the last 10 months, PSG acquired Web Devices, Guardian Fall Protection, Checkmate, and Ty-Flot to become the largest dedicated provider of height safety equipment and services in the world.

JLG Celebrates 250K Self-Propelled Boom Lifts

Date: 19-10-2018 / Author: kscally
JLG 250,000th self-propelled boom lift

JLG Industries Inc. marked a milestone in North American manufacturing with the production of its 250,000th self-propelled boom lift. 

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