JLG to Make SkyGuard Standard on Boom Lifts - Industry News

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JLG Industries Inc. is taking a leadership position by making the SkyGuard enhanced control panel protection system standard across its boom lift line.

JLG will begin equipping its boom lifts with the SkyGuard system as standard equipment on boom lifts ordered in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand beginning in July 2016. The SkyGuard system will become standard equipment in the rest of the world in January 2017.

When activated, the SkyGuard system stops all functions in use at the time, then temporarily reverses most functions that were in use when the system was activated. This reverse functionality is the only feature of its kind in the market.