Telehandler

Palmer Johnson Equipment to Open Reconditioning Center

Date: 07-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Palmer Johnson reconditioning

Palmer Johnson Equipment, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is now offering off-highway equipment reconditioning and is planning to open a dedicated facility for those services in June 2019.

Pettibone Dealer Landmark Equipment Announces New Owners

Date: 03-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Pettibone Landmark Equipment

The former owner of Landmark Equipment, a long-time member of the Pettibone dealer network based in Portland, Oregon, has retired and sold the company to two of his employees.

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:

Aerial Lifts

ARA Forecasts North American Rental Revenue to Reach $71.7B in 2022

Date: 21-11-2018 / Author: kscally

The American Rental Association (ARA) adjusted its five-year rental revenue forecast to again project greater gains, estimating that rental revenues in North America will exceed $71.7 billion in 2022, including $65.4 billion in the United States and $6.3 billion in Canada.

Magni Distributor Paramount Equipment Celebrates New Headquarters

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Dan Blum, Riccardo Magni, Vince DeRienzo, Gary Weisman
Paramount Equipment open house
Paramount Equipment

Paramount Equipment, importer and distributor of the Magni Telescopic Handlers, welcomed customers and Magni executives at the grand opening of its New Jersey headquarters on Oct. 25.

The Roselle, New Jersey, facility underwent a complete renovation and now offers modern offices, service bays, and numerous spare parts. The facility is designed to reinforce Magni’s support for its customers.

JLG Financial Launches Retail Lending Program

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally


JLG Industries Inc. announced the launch of a new full-service retail lending program from JLG Financial.

The retail financing program offers 100 percent financing, a fast, simple application process. It is available in the United States.

The program supports rental houses with financing the sale of new or used equipment—any make or model—including both reconditioned and certified equipment to their end users, and it allows borrowers to choose from a variety of flexible financing options to meet any need.

Manitou Unveils New Telehandlers, MEWPs to North American Dealers

Date: 30-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitou North America 2018 dealer meeting

Manitou, West Bend, Wisconsin, gave nearly 300 North American dealers the first look at several new machines, including telehandlers and MEWPs, at the company's annual dealer meeting in Milwaukee.

"This is an exciting time at Manitou North America as we pursue new market opportunities and focus on strengthening our products, services, and customer support," said Mark Hanson, CEO of Manitou North America. "Our annual dealer meeting provides a really great opportunity to come together with our customers, listen and learn from each other, and plan for the future."

Bobcat Partnership Explores Advanced AI for Equipment

Date: 17-10-2018 / Author: kscally

Doosan Bobcat North America partnered with SafeAI to explore how advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies could be incorporated into Bobcat equipment, including its telehandlers.

Through this pilot program, SafeAI plans to demonstrate how the latest AI technologies, Deep Neural Networks (DNN) and Deep Reinforcement Learning (DRL), can be used to perceive complex dynamic environments around equipment and provide automated control.

JLG, SkyTrak Now Offer Telehandler Non-Marking Tires

Date: 10-10-2018 / Author: kscally

JLG Industries introduced non-marking tires for JLG and SkyTrak telehandlers, designed specifically to protect sensitive surfaces from unwanted markings.

The new tires are available as air- or foam-filled and come with a center bar for better wear performance on abrasive surfaces. A non-directional tread means fewer assembly combinations and reduces carrying costs.

Deutz Partners with Manitou on Electric, Hybrid Telehandler Prototypes

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Electric Hybrid Manitou MT 1335
E-Deutz

Deutz AG teamed up with Manitou Group to outfit two telehandler prototypes with electric drive lines.

The keys for the first prototypes—one with a hybrid drive, the other full-electric—were handed over as part of the Deutz Electrip Event Week, held Sept. 15-21 in Cologne, Germany.

The full-electric Manitou MT 1135 telehandler is equipped with a 360-volt vehicle power supply and a 60-kW electric motor. The battery, with a 30-kWh capacity, ensures that the required level of energy is delivered. The MT 1335 usually comes with a 75-kW Deutz TCD 3.6 diesel engine.

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