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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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AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

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.

Mustang Name Evolves Under Manitou Group

Date: 31-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Mustang by Manitou

ANCENIS, France - The Manitou Group announced it is changing the name of its Mustang brand into "Mustang by Manitou." 

Known for its three brands—Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang—the group’s action reinforces the value of its Mustang product range offering in all territories and the reputation of the Manitou Group. 

The deployment of Mustang by Manitou was initiated at the end of July on all continents in order to bring this value to dealers and users as soon as possible.

Manitou Expands Industrial Forklift Line in North America

Date: 19-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitou industrial forklift

WEST BEND, Wis. – Manitou added 12 models to its range of industrial forklifts for the North American market.

The manufacturer introduced eight internal combustion diesel models in the Manitou MI Industrial Forklift Range. An additional four new electric models are also now available, expanding the Manitou ME Industrial Forklift Range.

With the addition of these 12 new machines, Manitou’s industrial forklift line for North America now includes 12 models in the MI range and 14 models in the ME range.

Manitou Unveils New Aerial Platforms, Telehandlers, Forklifts at Intermat

Date: 25-04-2018 / Author: mlarson

The Manitou Group went all out at this year’s Intermat trade show in Paris and introduced at least eight new or improved lifting and access products, all aimed at optimizing total cost of ownership.

BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, to Present at The Montgomery Summit

Date: 02-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

BigRentz, the nation’s largest equipment rental network, has been selected to present at the annual Montgomery Summit, the leading business and technology conference taking place in Santa Monica, Calif. on March 7 and 8. BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, will present its business strategy, proprietary technology, and market positioning to an invited audience of 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists.

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