Elevate, Skyjack’s off-highway telematics solution, is specifically designed for rental fleets. The system departs from traditional telematics products with origins in the transportation industry using the data that research has shown rental customers care about most to produce actionable insights and measurable benefits. Elevate is designed to be a full connected fleet solution that provides rental customers with immediate results without complex subscription fees or annual service charges.

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

AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

HCSS User Meeting Draws Record Attendance

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Nearly 1,500 attendees gathered for the annual Users Group Meetings (UGM) of construction software developer HCSS.

HCSS saw record attendance with its two identical meetings for users, held on Jan. 30–Feb. 1 and Feb. 20-22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston.

Skyjack and Trackunit Partner to Provide Machine Connectivity

Date: 18-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division announced a partnership with Trackunit Inc. at the ALH Conference & Awards event in Miami, Fla. The partnership is aimed at meeting an increasing demand for machine connectivity and supporting the connected fleet goals of Skyjack’s customers.

Brad Boehler, Skyjack president and Tom Valbak Aardestrup, COO of Trackunit, were together in Miami to announce the partnership.

JLG’S Nerenhausen Delivers Keynote Speech at T50 Summit of World Construction Machinery Industry

Date: 22-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Frank Nerenhausen, executive vice president at Oshkosh Corporation and president of JLG Industries, Inc., delivered the keynote speech at the T50 Summit of World Construction Machinery Industry earlier this week.

Perkins Celebrates the Past, Eyes the Future

Date: 20-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Perkins, originally founded in Peterborough, UK, in 1932, is one of the world’s leading providers of diesel and gas engines. Although the company has been part of Caterpillar for nearly two decades, Perkins has a rich and diverse history stretching back 85 years. Caterpillar and Perkins joined forces in 1997, creating a global company and the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer – now leading the way in engineering technology. 

Celebrating Innovation.

Cummins Connected Diagnostics is Now Available Through Zonar's Smart Fleet Management Solution

Date: 08-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, and Cummins Inc., the leading independent manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions are announcing the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics to customers using Zonar's smart fleet management solution, delivering critical information to operations managers that can help optimize the performance of their fleets.

JLG Introduces Simple, Flexible, Easy-To-Use Fleet Management System |Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
ClearSky Device: ClearSky™ CAN/Dual CAN Hardware
ClearSky Device: ClearSky™ CAN/Dual CAN Hardware

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, recently released its ClearSkyTM fleet management telematics solution. The all-new ClearSky responds to customer requests for a tool that is simple, flexible, and easy to use.   

A low cost engine telematics device which supports mechanical and electronic engines has been launched by Perkins

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
SmartCap and MyEngine App
Perkins® SmartCap

Perkins has launched the world’s first low cost engine level telematics device – the Perkins® SmartCap – at its Seguin facility in Texas, US, on June 29th.

The company, which is celebrating its 85th anniversary, proudly unveiled its latest innovation, a ‘smart’ oil cap, which can be used on new and existing Perkins mechanical and electronic engines.
Designed to replace the oil filler cap, Perkins SmartCap is a low cost connectivity solution that allows end users to connect their mobile device to their engine via the free Perkins® My Engine App on their smartphone.