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As the exclusive distributor of Jekko mini cranes in the United States, Fascan International announced in March that it had created a new company, Jekko USA, which will manage marketing and sales of the product in the U.S.

Snorkel International, Elwood, Kan., introduced the AB46JE electric boom lift in spring 2008, which complements the AB46JRT rough-terrain boom lift. The AB46JE offers features synonymous with the Snorkel brand, such as a simplistic design, easy maintenance, and common components throughout the product line.

Video taken at the 2009 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase.

Introduced in 2005, the Snorkel S3246 scissor lift features simple controls and a robust design that keeps maintenance costs low and utilization high. Ideal for scissor lift rental, this product can be used in scissor lift training and scissor lift safety courses.

 

Introduced in 2005, the Snorkel S3246 scissor lift features simple controls and a robust design that keeps maintenance costs low and utilization high. Product review by Snorkel at the Lift and Access Equipment Showcase.

The TL49J trailer-mounted aerial lift from Snorkel, Elwood, Kan., got its start when it was introduced by UpRight about 10 years ago. Subsequently, both UpRight and Snorkel were acquired by the U.K.-based Tanfield Group, and the TL Series trailer-mounted boom lifts continued to be branded under the UpRight name until Tanfield announced that all aerial work platforms would be brought under the Snorkel umbrella in North America in 2009.

The TL49J trailer-mounted aerial lift from Snorkel, Elwood, Kan., got its start when it was introduced by UpRight about 10 years ago. Subsequently, both UpRight and Snorkel were acquired by the U.K.-based Tanfield Group, and the TL Series trailer-mounted boom lifts continued to be branded under the UpRight name until Tanfield announced that all aerial work platforms would be brought under the Snorkel umbrella in North America in 2009.

JCB introduced its compact telehandler series in North America in 1996 and upgraded it in 2003. Shown in this product review is the JCB 524-50 compact telescopic handler. The Savannah, Ga.-based company builds and brands nearly all of its components, including the JCB Dieselmax engine.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Generally speaking, compact telescopic handlers are divided into two different classifications. The Gehl CT5-16 telehandler represents "ground-engaging" units, and the Mustang 519 forklift represents the "pick-and-place" machines.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Generally speaking, compact telescopic handlers are divided into two different classifications. The Gehl CT5-16 telehandler represents "ground-engaging" units, and the Mustang 519 forklift represents the "pick-and-place" machines.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Custom Equipment has been manufacturing its HyBrid low-level scissor lifts since 2004. The push-around HB-P830CE scissor lift was initially developed for the European market in 2010. Designed for the rental market, HyBrid push-around scissor lifts are heavy duty and rigid,

Custom Equipment has been manufacturing its HyBrid low-level scissor lifts since 2004. The HB-830 self-propelled powered access unit was introduced in 2010. Designed for the rental market, these HyBrid scissor lifts are heavy duty and rigid,

The biggest unit in Haulotte trailer-mounted boom lift Summit Series line is the 5533A articulating boom lift, which made its debut in 2006. Other boom lift models in the series range from 26 to 45 feet in platform height with three models of telescopic booms and two articulating units. All models in the Summit Series are manufactured in Archbold, Ohio.

Introduced in 2007, the Genie GS-3232 scissor lift is a niche powered access product for applications requiring mid-range reach in narrow spaces. This may include retail shops, construction sites, or industrial maintenance applications. The GS-3232 scissor lift is similar to the GS-2632 with an additional scissor stack. Keeping the same chassis, wheels, motor, and component tray, this unit has an additional outrigger component that allows it to elevate on sloped surfaces up to 5°.

The TB42 telescopic boom lift from Snorkel, St. Joseph, Mo., first landed on jobsites in 1977. Although the company has not made any major changes to the TB42 since its introduction, this workhorse has experienced a series of subtle upgrades over the years.

Video was taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

The Gradall telehandler series features a distinctive axle configuration that features 90 degree pivot steering, keeping the outside turning radius at only 178 inches. However, since the filming of the Gradall 544D10-55 telescopic handler review at the Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in 2006, JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., has discontinued the Gradall rear pivot steer telehandlers.

First introduced in 1996, the Lull 1044C-54 telescopic handler is part of McConnellsburg, Pa.-based JLG Industries' stable of telehandlers. The Series II update took place in 2005, and at that time, the only major change was the conversion from Cummins to John Deere power. Its unique feature is the Transaction boom, which allows the entire boom to slide forward horizontally without moving the machine an inch.

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