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Hy-Brid Lifts Debuts LeakGuard System for Scissor Lifts

Date: 24-01-2020 / Author: kscally
Hy-Brid Lifts LeakGuard

Hy-Brid Lifts introduced its trademarked LeakGuard system, an integrated surface protection solution for its MEWPs that provides 110% hydraulic fluid containment.

LeakGuard presents users with an alternative to inconvenient and messy containment methods, including commonly used diapers. This solution allows contractors to access more jobs with strict environmental and spillage regulations that require a leak prevention system. The single-tray system offers a more convenient option than models with three- or four-tray designs.

Up Equip to Host Demo Tour in U.S.

Date: 21-01-2020 / Author: kscally
Up Equip Easy Lift 87-48AJ

Montreal-based Up Equip, a North American distributor of the Easy Lift compact lifts, announced it will be holding a demo roadshow leading up to The ARA Show in Orlando, Florida.

The company will make seven stops in the U.S. to provide demo sessions of the Easy Lift 70-36AJ and 87-48AJ models and the Hoeflon C6 mini-crane.

The stops will include:

ARA Insurance CEO to Retire

Date: 14-01-2020 / Author: kscally
John Kennedy

ARA Insurance announced Phil Kelling, president and CEO, plans to retire effective Feb. 29, 2020, and his replacement will be current ARA Insurance CFO John Kennedy.

Under the leadership of Kelling, who has been with ARA Insurance since 1997, the agency grew from four independent agents to a premier insurance program with a network of insurance agents who support the needs of ARA members nationwide.

ReachMaster Expands Sales Team

Date: 07-01-2020 / Author: kscally
Tony Trainer

ReachMaster added Tony Trainer as regional sales manager, as well as four new sales representatives. 

Trainer, who previously worked as a key account manager at Teupen North America for the past five years, will handle accounts in the tree care sector, as well as overall sales in the Southeast. Trainer is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hy-Brid Lifts is introducing its all-new PS-1930, a 19-ft. scissor lift that is ANSI A92.20 compliant. Featuring a redesigned scissor stack and low step-in height, it can fit through a standard doorway without fold-down rails, and it weighs less than 2,000 lbs. For more info, read the news about its release here or check out the January-February 2020 issue of Lift and Access.

By : 
Karen M. Scally
Access Nation podcast

It's here: The time of year when we reveal the new winners of the Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards.

I had the pleasure of going back on as a guest of the Access Nation podcast, hosted by Phil Duane, owner of Schempp Wholesale Re-rent, to unveil the winners of the 2019 competition. The new podcast episode is available today, and you can listen to it here.

Pettibone Enters MEWP Market with Scissor Lift Line

Date: 11-12-2019 / Author: kscally
Pettibone MEWP Launch

Pettibone, known for its rough-terrain material handling equipment, is joining the MEWP market in North America with a line of 13 scissor lift models.

The models range in working heights ranging from 18.4 ft. to 46 ft.

The scissor lifts are compliant with the new ANSI A92.20 MEWP standards and are available in electric or hydraulic drive configurations for indoor and outdoor applications. Key features of the line include a universal drive control box with LED screen, platform extensions with foot pedal control, and large scissor arms for excellent stability and durability.

Best of the Best: Lift and Access Announces 2019 LLEAP Award Winners

Date: 04-12-2019 / Author: kscally
2019 LLEAP winners

What are the standout new products in the access industry that you need to know about?

Lift and Access is proud to reveal its winners of the 14th annual Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Plaftorms (LLEAP) Awards, which recognize the most innovative new products in the access industry.

The awards honor eight products in four categories, including aerial lifts, material handlers, features/essential components, and aftermarket support products & services.

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