scissor lift

United Rentals' Norty Turner to Lead IPAF; Boehler Steps Down

Date: 02-10-2019 / Author: kscally
Norty Turner IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) announced that Norty Turner, senior vice president of Services and Advanced Solutions at United Rentals, will replace Brad Boehler, the former president of Skyjack, as the organization's president.

Boehler recently left his role with IPAF member firm Skyjack.

JLG Offers SkySense on Boom, Scissor Lifts

Date: 19-09-2019 / Author: abrumm
JLG SkySense

Sep. 19, 2019 — JLG Industries is now offering its SkySense technology for most boom and scissor lifts.

SkySense uses strategically placed object detection sensors and innovative ultrasonic technology to heighten equipment operators' awareness of the immediate surroundings. When operators are using the machine, sensors establish warning zones and create stop distances dependent on the machine’s direction.

Aftermarket orders can be placed at JLG Online Express and new machine orders can be coordinated through a JLG sales representative.

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.

MEC Releases Micro 26 Slab Scissor Lift

Date: 09-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
MEC

July 9, 2019 - MEC Aerial Work Platforms extended its micro scissors offering and line of DC electric slab scissors with the new Micro 26 slab scissor lift, which enables work up to a 32 ft. smaller footprint for easier access and maneuverability.

According to the company, MEC’s Micro 26 has a length of 74 in., putting it at the top of its height class with a compact size almost 2 ft. shorter than other 26 ft. scissor lifts in the market.

2019 LLEAP Awards Deadline Extended

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
2019 LLEAP Awards

There’s still time for companies to enter their new products and services in the 2019 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards, presented by Lift and Access magazine.

The deadline for entries to the annual program that honors the latest innovations in lifting and access equipment has been extended to July 26.

This year’s awards will recognize products that have been introduced into the North American market between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019, and are currently available for purchase in North America.

IPAF CEO Leaving After 15 Years

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
Tim Whiteman

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) CEO Tim Whiteman is stepping down from his position leading the association after 15 years in the position.

Scaffold & Access Industry Association Names New Directors

Date: 02-07-2019 / Author: kscally

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) appointed DeAnna Martin as executive director and Jackie Brown as associate director.

Martin also serves as the SAIA/ANSI liaison for the A92 Accredited Standards Committee, which develops the standards for the aerial platform industry. She had previously served as the SAIA’s associate director since 2014.

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.

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