Rotating Telehandler

Lift and Access Honors 2018 LLEAP Award-Winners at ARA Show

Date: 27-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Skyjack LLEAP award
Manitou LLEAP award
Terex LLEAP award
Haulotte LLEAP award
Jekko LLEAP award
GMG LLEAP awards
Serious Labs LLEAP award
Magni LLEAP award

At a dinner held in their honor, Lift and Access magazine celebrated the winners of the 2018 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) awards and distributed the trophies for the two top-ranked innovative products in five categories on Feb. 17 to kick off the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

The 2018 winners were:

Aerial Lifts

Gold: GMG 1530-ED Electric Micro Scissor Lift 
Silver: Haulotte HA61 LE PRO

Material Handlers

Manitou North America Expands Executive Team

Date: 12-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Myron Birschbach Manitou North America
Scott McGuigan Manitou North America
Jill Pintor Manitou North America

Manitou North America added three key members to its senior leadership team in order to help drive the customer experience for its Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brands.

The manufacturer named Myron Birschbach the new vice president of service and aftermarket; Scott McGuigan, eastern region vice president for Manitou North America sales; and Jill Pintor, business coordinator for Manitou North America.

Applied Machinery Sales to Introduce Merlo Rotating Telehandler with 115-Ft. Lift

Date: 26-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Merlo Roto 50.35 MCSS

Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), the U.S. distributor for Merlo Telehandlers, will debut the Merlo Roto 50.35 S-Plus rotating telehandler with 115-ft. maximum lift at World of Concrete, set for Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Las Vegas.

The Roto50.35 S Plus features a newly engineered tilt cab with integrated controls, 96-ft. reach, maximum capacity of 10,900 lbs., 360° rotating turret, and a new, innovative safety system.

Manitou’s MRT 2470 Privilege Plus rotating telehandler can lift 15,400 lbs. to 80’4” and reach 67’3” forward. It offers three operating modes (telehandler, winch, and platform) and numerous attachments. Its boom and 360° rotation allow operators to swing and place materials instead of pick, drive, and place them.

The Magni RTH 8.25 SH offers the heaviest maximum lifting capacity for a rotating telehandler at 17,600 lbs. and a maximum lifting height of 81 ft. With its attachments, it can serve as several machines in one, including a telescopic forklift, rough-terrain crane, access platform and more. The RTH 8.25 SH can lift 11,600 lbs. at maximum height and 2,600 lbs. at a maximum forward reach of 69 ft. 

2018 LLEAP Award Winners Announced

Date: 29-11-2018 / Author: kscally

Lift and Access announced the winners of the 13th annual Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Plaftorms (LLEAP) Awards, which recognize the industry's most innovative new products.

To be considered in the 2018 LLEAP competition, a new product, major product improvement, or accessory must have been available in North America and introduced or delivered to the market between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018.

The two top-ranked products in each of the five LLEAP categories are:

Aerial Lifts

Magni Distributor Paramount Equipment Celebrates New Headquarters

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Dan Blum, Riccardo Magni, Vince DeRienzo, Gary Weisman
Paramount Equipment open house
Paramount Equipment

Paramount Equipment, importer and distributor of the Magni Telescopic Handlers, welcomed customers and Magni executives at the grand opening of its New Jersey headquarters on Oct. 25.

The Roselle, New Jersey, facility underwent a complete renovation and now offers modern offices, service bays, and numerous spare parts. The facility is designed to reinforce Magni’s support for its customers.

Dieci Introduces Fixed, Rotating Telehandlers

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Dieci telehandler

Dieci unveiled two new telehandlers at Intermat in Paris, a fixed Icarus 50.18 model and a rotating Pegasus 50.26 model.

Known as the I11.60 for the U.S. market, the 50.18 features a new cab with increased visibility and a new chassis with a modular development that brings a standardization of its components to reduce maintenance costs. It includes a low-noise 85.1-kW Kubota engine, new hydraulic system, and new Dieci software for its hydrostatic transmission with full electronic control.

Magni: New Rotating Telehandler Offers Highest Lifting Capacity for Category

Date: 01-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Magni 8.25 SH

Magni introduced its newest rotating telehandler, the RTH 8.25 SH, at Intermat in Paris, claiming it offers the category’s heaviest lifting capacity in the world at 17,600 lbs.

The lifting capacity is 4,400 lbs. more than the RTH 6.46 SH, which hit the market in 2017.

The 8.25 SH features a maximum lifting height of 81 ft., a maximum forward reach of 69 ft., and a total unladen weight of 52,910 lbs.

Manitou Unveils New Aerial Platforms, Telehandlers, Forklifts at Intermat

Date: 25-04-2018 / Author: mlarson

The Manitou Group went all out at this year’s Intermat trade show in Paris and introduced at least eight new or improved lifting and access products, all aimed at optimizing total cost of ownership.

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