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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.

JLG Expands Solutions with App, Training Simulator, Battery Monitoring System

Date: 10-03-2020 / Author: abrumm
Battery Monitoring System from JLG

Along with its lineup of new boom lifts, telehandlers, and scissor lifts, JLG also introduced a new app, XR virtual reality training simulator, and battery monitoring system at ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas this March.

Snorkel Introduces ‘Mega’ Boom, Scissor Lifts at 2020 ConExpo

Date: 09-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Snorkel S9070RT-HC scissor lift

Snorkel is launching a number of new products at the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg, including a 210-ft. “mega” boom lift and a 4,000-lb. capacity “mega” scissor lift.

Snorkel claims its 2100SJ boom lift will break records with a maximum working height of up to 216 ft., a horizontal outreach up to 100 ft., and the best-in-class working envelope with an area volume of 5.48 million ft.3 Snorkel is accepting pre-orders at the show with deliveries scheduled for early 2021.

JLG Expands Scissor, Boom Lift Portfolios at 2020 ARA Show

Date: 12-02-2020 / Author: abrumm
JLG at ARA Show

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of MEWPs and telehandlers, announced the expansion of its scissor lift line, as well as new boom lifts, at the ARA Show in Orlando, Florida.

The new scissor models will be among the first to feature the new JLG scissor nomenclature and decal design updates, with changes to remaining models phased in throughout 2020 and into early 2021.

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.

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.

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.

Hy-Brid Lifts Reveals PS-1930 Scissor Lift

Date: 02-01-2020 / Author: abrumm
Hy-Brid Lifts PS-1930

Hy-Brid Lifts is bringing lightweight technology to the lift market with the introduction of the brand-new Pro Series PS-1930.

The 19-ft. scissor lift, the tallest model in the Hy-Brid line, offers unique features such as non-fold-down rails and the company’s LeakGuard system. The new lift meets ANSI A92.20 standards that will go into effect March 2020, and will feature a new color scheme to identify Hy-Brid Lifts’ A92.20-compliant lifts, with other models following suit.

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