material handling equipment

TVH Unveils New Line of Social Distancing Decals

Date: 01-07-2020 / Author: shannon
TVH
TVH in the Americas, a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries, is helping fight the spread of COVID-19 with a new line of social distancing decals. This series features five decals that encourage safe social distancing and the wearing of appropriate safety gear.

EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: COVID-19 Altering Access Industry

Date: 25-03-2020 / Author: kscally
COVID-19 Survey

The results of an exclusive survey by Lift and Access showed that in the last week, the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly affecting travel, revenue, and hiring decisions in the access industry.

LIVE: How COVID-19 is Affecting Access OEMs, Rental Companies

Date: 19-03-2020 / Author: kscally
COVID19 Access Industry News

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its global spread, Lift and Access is keeping track of its ripple effect on the access equipment and rental industries, noting closures, changes to operations, and construction stoppages.

Check back here for the latest news as it happens.

March 20

JLG Industries to Close All U.S. Manufacturing Plants

JLG is suspending production at its U.S. facilities from March 30 through April 13 to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

BigRentz, Lizzy Lift Merge Equipment Rental Services

Date: 16-03-2020 / Author: abrumm

BigRentz announced it has merged with Illinois-based Lizzy Lift, a nationwide and international provider of construction equipment rental services.

The merger increases BigRentz’s client base, catalog, and rental partner network.

Co-owned by sisters Jennifer DuBose-Lombard and Elizabeth Faruzzi for over 20 years, Lizzy Lift is a provider of material handling equipment, aerial work platforms, site services, and more. Lizzy Lift will continue to own equipment and offer its equipment through the BigRentz marketplace, while BigRentz gains Lizzy Lift’s client portfolio.

LIVE: Access Equipment Exhibitors Weigh 2020 ConExpo Participation as COVID-19 Concerns Rise

Date: 05-03-2020 / Author: kscally
ConExpo-Con 2020

While most exhibitors are continuing with their plans, some have decided to pull out of the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg and co-located IFPE in Las Vegas March 10-14, as concerns about COVID-19, commonly known as the new coronavirus, continue to grow.

Access and material handling industry exhibitors are weighing in on their plans for the show.

JCB Honored as United Rentals 2019 Supplier of the Year

Date: 21-01-2020 / Author: kscally
JCB United Rentals 2019 Supplier of the Year

JCB North America received the 2019 Supplier of the Year award from United Rentals, which recognizes the OEM for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training, and procurement excellence.

Pettibone Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Extendo Telehandler

Date: 21-01-2020 / Author: kscally
Pettibone Extendo 50th anniversary

Pettibone/Traverse Lift is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pettibone Model 88 Extendo, which the company claims is the first telescopic handler ever produced.

Developed in the late 1960s, the first Model 88 Extendo unit was completed and delivered in early 1970, as documented by the original bill of sale from March 24, 1970.

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.

Absolute E-Z Up Expands Sales Staff

Date: 08-08-2018 / Author: kscally

Absolute E-Z Up (AEUP), which offers MEWPs and material handling equipment, added three new members to its sales team.

The company, based in Charleston, S.C., added Bruce Anderson to cover the Midwest. Anderson has 40 years of experience in the industry.

Bernie Duque will focus on sales and vendor relations. Also with 40 years of industry experience under his belt, Duque will focus on company sales and strategy, vendor relations, and special projects.

Haulotte’s Diagnostic App Now on Google Play, App Store

Date: 04-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Haulotte’s Diag, a free diagnostic application that allows wireless access for maintenance technicians to program, troubleshoot, calibrate, and generally diagnose nearly all Haulotte machines with their own devices, is now available for download on Apple and Android devices. 

The app aims to reduce intervention time in the event of breakdown and improve productivity by allowing technicians to find the right repair solution in all circumstances.

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