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LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

Xtreme Up-rates Telehandler to 70,000-Pound Capacity

Date: 08-09-2014 / Author: mlarson
Xtreme telehandler
Xtreme Manufacturing is up-rating its new XR6538 rough-terrain telehandler into the XR7038. Introduced at ConExpo 2014 as the Xtreme XR6538, the machine has since undergone full testing and has been up-rated to a lifting capacity of 70,000 lbs.

Lift and Access Seeks Entries for 2013 LLEAP Awards

Date: 15-03-2013 / Author: kparrish
construction news

Lift and Access magazine is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition, the seventh year of the award program. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. Products considered must be new, innovative, and beneficial to the state of the lifting equipment and access industry.

 

2018 LLEAP Award Winners Announced

Date: 29-11-2018 / Author: kscally

Lift and Access announced the winners of the 13th annual Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Plaftorms (LLEAP) Awards, which recognize the industry's most innovative new products.

To be considered in the 2018 LLEAP competition, a new product, major product improvement, or accessory must have been available in North America and introduced or delivered to the market between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018.

The two top-ranked products in each of the five LLEAP categories are:

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Pink Manitex Boom Truck Raises Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitex breast cancer awareness boom truck

Manitex International Inc., Bridgeview, Illinois, unveiled a pink 22101S boom truck with custom graphics to help support the fight against breast cancer.

Manitex, along with several dealers, customized the boom truck for the 2018 TCI Expo in Charlotte. The crane was displayed throughout the event and headed into service with its colors immediately after the show. Manitex will donate the excess contributions from its dealers and customers to the local Charlotte chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation for furthering breast cancer research.

Hiab Completes Effer Acquisition

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab Effer

Hiab, part of Cargotec, completed the acquisition of knuckle-boom crane manufacturer Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group.

TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

Lifting Gear Hire Enhances Load Cell Fleet With Straightpoint Units

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
LGH Straightpoint Radiolink plus

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is upgrading its load cell fleet with Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units up to 220,000 lbs. in capacity.

The Radiolink plus, which is the U.K. manufacturer’s top selling load cell, is capable of both weighing and dynamic load monitoring for many applications.

The order from LGH will be delivered over a two- to-three-year period, ultimately resulting in 23 LGH lifting equipment rental facilities in the U.S. and Canada stocking exclusively SP product.

Hiab to Unveil New Building Material Crane Models

Date: 11-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab HiPro 235

Hiab, part of Cargotec, plans to debut three new building material crane models at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, on Sept. 20-27.
  
The building material crane models, which include the Hiab L-HiPro 145, L-HiPro 195, and L-HiPro 235, range in capacity from about 14 to 22 U.S. tons. The high-speed extensions enable long outreach and fast operation. 

DICA Celebrates 30 Years

Date: 14-08-2018 / Author: kscally
DICA 30 years

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa – DICA marked its 30th anniversary in the outrigger pad and accessory business this summer.

In 1988, company founder Dick Koberg set out to design and manufacture outrigger pads that were long lasting and easy to use.

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