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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.

Boehler Leaves Role as Skyjack President

Date: 26-09-2019 / Author: abrumm
Brad Boehler

Brad Boehler is stepping down from his role as president of Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division and is currently seeking a new opportunity in the access industry.

Boehler says he will maintain his responsibilities on the board of directors for Serious Labs and the CE Sector Board of AEM.

It was previously announced that Boehler had accepted a role at Skyjack's parent company Linamar Corporation, based in Guelph, Ontario, but he has declined that role. Ken McDougall, who previously served as Skyjack president, will again assume that position.

Skyjack Takes Part in Skills Ontario Competition

Date: 09-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Skills Ontario Competition

May 9, 2019 – Skyjack partnered with long-term customer Battlefield Equipment Rental to give setup crews a lift at the 30th Skills Ontario Competition.

The two-day event kicked off at the Toronto Congress Centre and includes over 2,400 competitors and more than 500,000 sq. ft. of action and demonstrations.

Skyjack Unveils New Elevate Telematics Features

Date: 08-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
ELEVATE

May 8, 2019 - Skyjack announced new developments to Elevate, its OEM-delivered telematics solution.

The mobile-first solution was launched in 2018, and Skyjack has continued to work with its customers to ensure that Elevate identifies critical data points to help create better processes.

Skyjack to Serve as Exclusive Scissor Lift Partner for Canadian Rental Company

Date: 27-03-2019 / Author: kscally
Skyjack MacFarlands Industrial DC electric scissor lift deal

Skyjack signed an exclusive deal with MacFarlands Industrial to be the sole supplier of all DC electric scissor lifts for their new Moncton, New Brunswick equipment rental location.

MacFarlands has been renting throughout Atlantic Canada for over 50 years, and, according to the company, is excited to stock their fleet with Canadian-made aerial equipment. 

Skyjack President to Head IPAF Leadership Team

Date: 12-03-2019 / Author: kscally

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) confirmed the election of Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack, to the role of president of its board at the association’s annual general meeting in Dubai.

Other changes included Norty Turner of United Rentals elected as IPAF deputy president and Karin Nars of Dinolift confirmed as vice president.

Skyjack Introduces Largest RT Scissor Lift at ARA Show

Date: 20-02-2019 / Author: fmotz

Skyjack introduced the SJ9253 RT, its largest rough terrain scissor lift to date with a working height of 59 ft., at the 2019 ARA Show in Anaheim held Feb. 18-20. 

The SJ9253 RT is the first model in the industry leader’s new full size rough terrain range. This new range replaces Skyjack’s existing 88-in. and 92-in. models and consists of the SJ9233, SJ9243, SJ9253, and SJ9263 RT.

Skyjack Named United Rentals Supplier of the Year

Date: 29-01-2019 / Author: kscally
United Rentals Skyjack award

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division received recognition from United Rentals in January, winning its Supplier of the Year Award.

Skyjack has been building its relationship with the world’s largest rental company since the rental company’s inception in 1997. Since then, Skyjack and United Rentals have been working hand-in-hand to maximize jobsite productivity and Project Uptime for end users.

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