Pettibone’s Model 88 Extendo unit.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pettibone Model 88 Extendo. Developed in the late 1960s, the first Model 88 Extendo unit was completed and delivered in early 1970, as documented by the original bill of sale from March 24, 1970.

“Pettibone has a rich heritage of which we are extremely proud,” said Scott Raffaelli, vice president and general manager for Pettibone. “For almost 140 years, Pettibone has established a very high standard for rugged, reliable material handling equipment, and that’s a standard we continue to try to exceed today.”

Current Extendo models include the 944X, 1246X and 1258X, all part of Pettibone’s next gen X-Series lineup. The X-Series also includes the unique Traverse, the only telehandler line currently on the market with an extendable traversing boom that moves loads with a horizontally sliding carriage.

 

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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