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2019 LLEAP Awards Deadline Extended

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
2019 LLEAP Awards

There’s still time for companies to enter their new products and services in the 2019 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards, presented by Lift and Access magazine.

The deadline for entries to the annual program that honors the latest innovations in lifting and access equipment has been extended to July 26.

This year’s awards will recognize products that have been introduced into the North American market between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019, and are currently available for purchase in North America.

United Rentals Names Former Riwal CEO to New Executive Role

Date: 01-05-2019 / Author: kscally
United Rentals' Norty Turner

United Rentals appointed Norty Turner to the newly created role of senior vice president of services and advanced solutions.

Turner, the former CEO of Riwal, will oversee four business units, including United Academy, customer equipment service, customer fleet solutions, and advanced solutions. His role will have a distinctive focus on building out service and solution platforms to better support customers.

JLG, Dana Partner on Electric Axle for Aerial Lifts

Date: 17-04-2019 / Author: kscally
Dana logo

JLG Industries and Dana Incorporated announced their collaboration at the 2019 Bauma in Munich to develop an advanced Spicer Electrified e-Axle for the next generation of MEWPs as part of JLG's electrification initiative. 

The Spicer Electrified e-Axle features an optimized combination of electrified drive components packaged in a configuration that reduces power losses by up to 20% when compared with traditional diesel-powered drivetrains.

Merlo Launches P50.18 Panoramic Telehandler

Date: 20-03-2019 / Author: kscally
Merlo P50.18 Panoramic Telehandler

Merlo introduced its new P50.18Plus high capacity telehandler, part of its Panoramic range.

It offers a lift height of 58’5”, a reach of 44 ft., and load capacity of 11,000 lbs., with the added benefit of independent, front axle mounted stabilizers. Boom side shift and frame leveling are standard and can be engaged with or without stabilizers in use.

JCB Introduces Subcompact Telehandler

Date: 13-03-2019 / Author: kscally
JCB 504-13 Loadall telehandler

JCB launched the 504-13 Loadall subcompact telescopic handler, developed in response to growing demand in North America for telehandlers in the under-6,000-lb. category.

With a 4,000-lb. lift capacity and maximum lift height of 13 ft. 3 in., the 504-13 is well-suited to maintenance applications, jobsite cleanup, and material handling within confined worksites. 

The 504-13 builds on the design and capability characteristics of the company’s earlier JCB 520-40 Loadall, with the addition of a new 39-hp Perkins Tier 4 Final-compliant diesel engine. Other features include:

Evolution Wheel Unveils New Solid Telehandler Tires

Date: 06-03-2019 / Author: kscally
Evolution Wheel telehandler tire

Evolution Wheel released its new EWRS-TH series of solid telehandler tires that can be repaired if damaged.

The EWRS14X24-TH telehandler tire, offering easy on-site serviceability, is 52 in. in overall diameter and 14 in. wide. Its maximum load ratings range from 18,750 lbs. at 5 mph and 9,000 lbs. at 20 mph. The patent-pending tire has a 52/32nd tread depth, and the rims are made of SSAB Strenx 700 steel.

Lift and Access Honors 2018 LLEAP Award-Winners at ARA Show

Date: 27-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Skyjack LLEAP award
Manitou LLEAP award
Terex LLEAP award
Haulotte LLEAP award
Jekko LLEAP award
GMG LLEAP awards
Serious Labs LLEAP award
Magni LLEAP award

At a dinner held in their honor, Lift and Access magazine celebrated the winners of the 2018 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) awards and distributed the trophies for the two top-ranked innovative products in five categories on Feb. 17 to kick off the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

The 2018 winners were:

Aerial Lifts

Gold: GMG 1530-ED Electric Micro Scissor Lift 
Silver: Haulotte HA61 LE PRO

Material Handlers

Manitou Showcases Growth with Plans for New MEWPs, Manufacturing Investments

Date: 27-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Gehl RS4-14 telescopic handler

Manitou revealed its plans at the 2019 ARA Show in Anaheim, California, to introduce five more MEWPs to its line in 2019, as well as major corporate investments with a plant dedicated to MEWP production, new customer center and showroom by 2020, and a new headquarters by 2021.

JLG Fills Aftermarket Operations Leadership Roles

Date: 12-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Wade Jones JLG
Willie van Ryneveld JLG
Ken Ferguson JLG
David Wei JLG

JLG Industries Inc. announced leadership promotions in its North American, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Europe-Middle East-Africa-India-Russia (EMEAIR) aftermarket operations. 

Wade Jones has been named general manager of North America parts, a newly created role. Jones will partner with the JLG parts sales team while continuing to lead JLG parts distribution center operations. Jones brings with him to this new role 13 years of JLG experience, most recently as the regional vice president of sales and service, and more than 20 years in the heavy equipment industry. 

JLG Fills Aftermarket Operations Leadership Roles

Date: 12-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Wade Jones JLG
Willie van Ryneveld JLG
Ken Ferguson JLG
David Wei JLG

JLG Industries Inc. announced leadership promotions in its North American, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Europe-Middle East-Africa-India-Russia (EMEAIR) aftermarket operations. 

Wade Jones has been named general manager of North America parts, a newly created role. Jones will partner with the JLG parts sales team while continuing to lead JLG parts distribution center operations. Jones brings with him to this new role 13 years of JLG experience, most recently as the regional vice president of sales and service, and more than 20 years in the heavy equipment industry. 

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