telehandler

Pettibone’s New 10,000-Lb. X-Series Telehandler Reaches Up 56’

Date: 15-04-2020 / Author: shannon
Pettibone Telehandler

The new Extendo 1056X telehandler from Pettibone can lift 10,000 lbs. or reach up 56’.

The new model joins Pettibone’s X-Series lineup of telehandlers. The new Extendo model builds on the Baraga, Michigan, manufacturer’s tradition of rugged design while also offering numerous performance improvements for contractors and rental users who work in masonry, construction, and other material handling applications.

The Extendo 1056X comes standard with a 74-hp Cummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final diesel engine that features a DOC muffler and needs no diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).

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.

Serious Labs Expands VR Training Capability with Universal Motion Base

Date: 10-03-2020 / Author: kscally
Serious Labs VR simulator Universal Motion Base

Serious Labs unveiled its next technology innovation for VR training simulation at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020: the Universal Motion Base, which can be adapted for a wide variety of heavy equipment simulators, including telehandlers and forklifts. 

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.

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. 

By : 
Karen M. Scally
Access Nation podcast

It's here: The time of year when we reveal the new winners of the Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards.

I had the pleasure of going back on as a guest of the Access Nation podcast, hosted by Phil Duane, owner of Schempp Wholesale Re-rent, to unveil the winners of the 2019 competition. The new podcast episode is available today, and you can listen to it here.

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