The shortlist for the 2019 ALH Awards has been revealed following the judges meeting on July 10.

Organized by Access, Lift & Handlers magazine, the ALH Awards aim to celebrate the industry’s best. The Awards take place during a gala dinner on the evening of Sept. 12, in San Diego, following the day-long conference on the same day. For more information on the conference, see our program here.

“Thank you to all of the companies and individuals who sent in entries,” said Lindsey Anderson, ALH editor. “I would also like to thank my judging panel who put in a lot of time and effort over the last few weeks reading through the materials. The entries received were outstanding this year, so if you or your company did not make the shortlist, please enter again in 2020.”

The ALH Conference & Awards typically attracts nearly 300 rental and access industry professionals. The event will be held Sept. 12 at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel. To book your spot, click here.

The ALH Awards shortlist is as follows:

Access Industry Employer of the Year

  • Kardie Equipment Company
  • Teupen North America
  • TVH Parts Co.

Access Project of the Year – Access Equipment

  • BrandSafway
  • Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment
  • Kardie Equipment
  • Marr Scaffolding Company

Access Project of the Year – Mast Climbing Work Platforms

  • BrandSafway
  • Hydro Mobile
  • Mastclimbers LLC

Access Rental Innovation

  • Genie – Lift Connect Telematics
  • Point of Rental – UnLockIt
  • Skyjack – Elevate On
  • United Rentals – UR One

Access Safety Innovation

  • Genie – Lift Tools Access Deck
  • Haulotte Group – Quick Positioning App
  • JLG – Skysense
  • Serious Labs – ESP Scoring
  • United Rentals – Ryze-MEWP VR Simulator

Product Innovation (MEWPs over 20 feet)

  • Haulotte Group – HA61 LE
  • MEC Aerial Work Platforms – Micro 26
  • ReachMaster, Inc. – Bluelift B35EB
  • Smart Platform Solutions B.V. – E1350SJP
  • Teupen North America – LEO92SJ Plus

Product Innovation (MEWPs under 20 feet)

  • Genie – GS-1330m
  • Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment – ZT-1630
  • MEC Aerial Work Platforms – Leak Containment System
  • Snorkel – S3019E

Product Innovation (Telehandlers)

  • JCB – 512-56
  • Magni Telescopic Handlers – RTH 13.26 SH
  • Manitou – Gehl RS4-14
  • Pettibone/Traverse Lift – Traverse T944X

Rising Star Award (Rental companies with less than 10 locations)

  • ABLE Equipment Rental
  • Chet’s Rent-All
  • Kardie Equipment

ALH Person of the Year

To be announced at the ceremony.

 

The judging panel included:

Shawn Boone – general manager of Haulotte U.S.

Troy Gabriel – chief executive officer of Franklin Equipment

Luke Powers – founder and president of Gearflow.com

Lindsey Anderson – editor of Access, Lift & Handlers

ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

  • INTERVIEW: ZOOMLION
    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
  • ROTATING TELEHANDLERS
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
  • MAINTENANCE 
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
  • SPECIALTY MEWPS 
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
  • SAIA SHOW 
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.

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