Custom Equipment

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires National Account Manager

Date: 17-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
nikfleischfresser

July 16, 2019 – Hy-Brid Lifts announced that they have hired Nik Fleischfresser as the national account manager.

Fleischfresser will also cover Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. He will focus on national account customers, along with regional sales growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

Custom Equipment Teams Up with GPS Education Partners

Date: 21-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
GPSEd

June 21, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC announced its partnership with GPS Education Partners, allowing the company to build industry talent pools and future workforces using a unique youth apprenticeship model designed by GPSEd.

This model has shown proven success for hundreds of Wisconsin businesses since its launch in manufacturing almost 20 years ago. The apprenticeship model will match motivated student workers with promising technical careers and expose them to career pathways in the manufacturing industry.

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires New Southeast Territory Manager

Date: 30-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Matt Ware

May 30, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC appointed Matt Ware as the southeast territory manager, where he will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Ware will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

Hy-Brid Lifts Appoints South-Central Territory Manager

Date: 23-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Andy Galle

May 23, 2019 – Custom Equipment added Andy Galle as the South-Central territory manager, covering Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Galle will specifically focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“We look forward to having Andy join our Hy-Brid Lifts sales team,” said Terry Dolan, Custom Equipment CEO and president. “His industry experience and territory knowledge will be an asset to our company and our customers.”

Custom Equipment Introduces ZT-1630 Hy-Brid Lift

Date: 22-04-2019 / Author: abrumm
ZT-1630

April 22, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC introduced the ZT-1630 to its Zero-Turn Series of lifts.

A compact scissor lift with precision maneuverability, the ZT-1630 is the tallest offering from Hy-Brid Lifts, delivering a 16-foot platform height and a working height of 22 feet. The lift was previewed at the 2019 ARA Show in February in Anaheim, California.

Custom Equipment Introduces 10-Ft. Push-Around Scissor Lift

Date: 27-03-2019 / Author: kscally
Custom Equipment Hy-Brid PA 1030 scissor lift

Custom Equipment introduced the Hy-Brid PA-1030 push-around lift as a safer and more productive alternative to ladders and scaffolding.

The model enables users to manually maneuver the unit into place and hydraulically raise and lower to the desired work height. 

The PA-1030 features a 10-ft. platform height and a 16-ft. working height. The platform is 41-in. long by 20.5-in. wide, and the total stowed height is only 69 in.

Custom Equipment Revamps Hy-Brid Lift Line

Date: 27-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Custom Equipment Hy-Brid Lifts Redesign

Custom Equipment LLC announced an overhaul of its Hy-Brid Lifts at the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

The company is dividing the line into three series: the Push-Around Series (PA Series), Pro Series (PS Series) and Zero-Turn Series (ZT Series) The rebranding also included a number of safety and productivity enhancements to the existing products, as well as the introduction of two new models: the PA-1030 and ZT-1630.

Terry Dolan, Hy-Brid Lifts president and CEO says the updates will make it easier for end users to find a lift that best meets their needs.

Custom Equipment Names Construction Industry Veteran as President and CEO

Date: 05-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Custom Equipment Terry Dolan

Custom Equipment LLC welcomes industry veteran Terry Dolan as its president and CEO.

Dolan brings nearly 30 years of experience in the rental, construction, and equipment industries and will lead the overall direction and strategy of the organization.

Universal Equipment President Alastair Robertson Dies

Date: 31-01-2019 / Author: kscally
Alastair Robertson

Longtime MEWP industry veteran and advocate Alastair Robertson, president of Universal Equipment in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, died Jan. 30, 2019. He was 69.

Robertson, who was born Oct. 28, 1949, started in the MEWP industry in 1981 as a sales manager for Simon Aerials, which was subsequently purchased by Terex, followed by roles at Economy Engineering (acquired by Snorkel), Snorkel, Grove Manlift, and Skyjack. He then worked at S and R Equipment, JLG’s dealer in Chicago, from 1991 to 1995.

Custom Equipment Celebrates 10K Hy-Brid Lifts

Date: 13-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Custom Equipment 10,000th Hy-Brid Lift

Low-level scissor lift provider Custom Equipment LLC is marking the milestone of manufacturing its10,000th Hy-Brid Lift. 

Rental company Lift Works Inc. purchased the lift, particularly noteworthy since the company purchased Hy-Brid’s first HB-1030 lift in 2004.

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