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MEWP Manufacturer Sinoboom Names CEO for North America

Date: 02-06-2020 / Author: shannon

Sinoboom Intelligent Equipment, Changsha, Hunan, China, has named Kolin Kirschenmann as CEO of Sinoboom North America.

Kirschenmann has held a variety of influential positions at Caterpillar over the past 30 years, including general manager of Forest Products.

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.

Manitou Group Closes French Operations Over COVID-19

Date: 18-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Manitou Group

Manitou Group closed its operations in France on March 17 in order to help limit the growth of COVID-19.

It will remain closed until March 31, following closure announcements by numerous partners, customers, and suppliers.

Some divisions will be excluded from the closure, including spare parts, customer support, and some central functions.

Manitou Group is currently unable to determine the overall impact that this crisis will have on the financial full year.

For more information, visit www.manitou-group.com.

 

Manitou Releases New MEWPS, Telehandler at ConExpo 2020

Date: 11-03-2020 / Author: abrumm
VJR 26

March 10, 2020 ― Manitou Group has introduced a comprehensive range of connected solutions to meet the needs of the construction industry at ConExpo in Las Vegas, including two new work platforms for the North American market and a new Manitou telehandler.

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.

ANSI A92 MEWP Standards Effective Date Extended to June 1

Date: 26-02-2020 / Author: abrumm

The ANSI A92 Main Committee voted to push back the effective date for the new suite of MEWP standards to June 1, according to DeAnna Martin, executive director and ANSI liaison of the Scaffold & Access Industry Association.

This is the second time the effective date has been delayed since the A92 suite, which include the A92.20 design, A92.22 safe use, and A92.24 training requirements, were submitted to ANSI for publication at the end of 2018. Ongoing appeals have contributed to the delays.

FREE eBook: Most Innovative, New Products for Access Industry

Date: 28-01-2020 / Author: kscally
2019 Lleap eBook

Want to know what the hottest new products are for the access industry?

This free eBook, developed by Lift and Access, reveals the most innovative products in four categories, including aerial lifts, material handlers, OEM features, and aftermarket support products and services, judged by a panel of industry experts. 

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:

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