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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.

 

EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: COVID-19 Altering Access Industry

Date: 25-03-2020 / Author: kscally
COVID-19 Survey

The results of an exclusive survey by Lift and Access showed that in the last week, the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly affecting travel, revenue, and hiring decisions in the access industry.

LIVE: How COVID-19 is Affecting Access OEMs, Rental Companies

Date: 19-03-2020 / Author: kscally
COVID19 Access Industry News

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its global spread, Lift and Access is keeping track of its ripple effect on the access equipment and rental industries, noting closures, changes to operations, and construction stoppages.

Check back here for the latest news as it happens.

March 20

JLG Industries to Close All U.S. Manufacturing Plants

JLG is suspending production at its U.S. facilities from March 30 through April 13 to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

Manitou Group Closes French Operations Over COVID-19

Date: 18-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Manitou Group

Manitou Group closed its operations in France on March 17 in order to help limit the growth of COVID-19.

It will remain closed until March 31, following closure announcements by numerous partners, customers, and suppliers.

Some divisions will be excluded from the closure, including spare parts, customer support, and some central functions.

Manitou Group is currently unable to determine the overall impact that this crisis will have on the financial full year.

For more information, visit www.manitou-group.com.

 

Snorkel Introduces ‘Mega’ Boom, Scissor Lifts at 2020 ConExpo

Date: 09-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Snorkel S9070RT-HC scissor lift

Snorkel is launching a number of new products at the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg, including a 210-ft. “mega” boom lift and a 4,000-lb. capacity “mega” scissor lift.

Snorkel claims its 2100SJ boom lift will break records with a maximum working height of up to 216 ft., a horizontal outreach up to 100 ft., and the best-in-class working envelope with an area volume of 5.48 million ft.3 Snorkel is accepting pre-orders at the show with deliveries scheduled for early 2021.

LIVE: Access Equipment Exhibitors Weigh 2020 ConExpo Participation as COVID-19 Concerns Rise

Date: 05-03-2020 / Author: kscally
ConExpo-Con 2020

While most exhibitors are continuing with their plans, some have decided to pull out of the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg and co-located IFPE in Las Vegas March 10-14, as concerns about COVID-19, commonly known as the new coronavirus, continue to grow.

Access and material handling industry exhibitors are weighing in on their plans for the show.

No Hand Shaking Encouraged at 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg as Coronavirus Spreads

Date: 03-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Coronavirus No Handshake Policy

One week before the start of the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas, the largest construction trade show in North America with more than 130,000 attendees from around the world expected, show officials are encouraging a “no handshake” policy as COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, continues to spread in the U.S.

FREE eBook: Most Innovative, New Products for Access Industry

Date: 28-01-2020 / Author: kscally
2019 Lleap eBook

Want to know what the hottest new products are for the access industry?

This free eBook, developed by Lift and Access, reveals the most innovative products in four categories, including aerial lifts, material handlers, OEM features, and aftermarket support products and services, judged by a panel of industry experts. 

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