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All Access Equipment Introduces New CMC Compact Lift

Date: 02-10-2018 / Author: kscally
CMC 60HD compact lift

All Access Equipment introduced the 2019 CMC 60HD+ Arbor Pro lift with new features and controls that enhance productivity.

The 60HD+ Arbor Pro now comes equipped standard with wireless radio remote controls for all operations, including track driving, outrigger setup, and operating the booms, that can be controlled from the basket.

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.  

Manitou Group Redesigns Website for Easier Use

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Manitou Group unveiled a new version of its corporate website, www.manitou-group.com, as part of its plans for digital transformation.

Along with the key information it provides, the website functionality has been redesigned to offer users an optimal browsing experience.

The main new features include two areas dedicated entirely to media professionals and investors, direct access to the recruitment platform, prominence given to Corporate Social Responsibility, and a clean, understated, modern design.

Ruthmann Debuts Ecoline 230 at Platformers’ Days

Date: 24-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ecoline 230

Ruthmann showcased the Ecoline 230, a truck-mounted aerial work platform with a rigid telescopic system, at the Platformers’ Days 2018 show in Germany.

It has a 75-ft. working height and lateral outreach of up to 55 ft. The model will also be released in North America.

The Ecoline 230 is designed for work in cramped, inner-city residential areas because of its compact dimensions. The new model is just 25-ft. long and less than 10-ft. high, with a basket load capacity of 550 lbs. With a 220-lb. basket load, the unit can still attain a lateral outreach of 55 ft.

California Aerial Equipment Rental Companies Merge to Become RESCO

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Two California aerial equipment rental companies merged to form Rental Equipment Service Company (RESCO).

This move makes RESCO now one of the largest independently owned, full-service dealers in the state, which will allow both companies to better leverage their size and resources on behalf of their customers.

Under the merger, West Coast Equipment LLC and D&D Lift Inc., which are both authorized dealers of JLG, Gradall, Skytrak, and Princeton machines, will retain their individual name, logo, and brand identity.

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.

By : 
Karen M. Scally

When I first heard about IPAF Innovate 2018, I quickly realized this was much more than your average industry event.

IPAF Innovate 2018 empowers owners, renters, and operators of MEWPs and MCWPs to share their personal experiences in order to find solutions that promote safety in a setting like no other.

JCB North America Buys West Coast Dealer

Date: 13-09-2018 / Author: kscally

JCB North America acquired its West Coast dealer, JCB of Southern California (SoCal), from Yale/Chase Equipment and Service Inc.

The manufacturer will take over dealership operations, including the sales and support of JCB construction equipment, to customers throughout the greater Los Angeles area and neighboring counties.

The business will continue to operate under the name JCB of Southern California. 

United Rentals Continues Growth With Deal to Buy BlueLine Rental for $2.1B

Date: 11-09-2018 / Author: kscally
United Rentals BlueLine

United Rentals Inc. announced it will add BlueLine Rental to its growing list of acquisitions, entering an agreement to purchase it from Platinum Equity for about $2.1 billion in cash.

The board of directors of United Rentals, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, unanimously approved the agreement. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino clearance and customary conditions.

Ask Genie Experts Questions About Certified Pre-Owned Equipment During Online Event

Date: 10-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Genie is inviting customers to pose their questions on certified pre-owned equipment during its upcoming “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event on Sept. 17-21.

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